Five Letters

It’s an underrated five-letter wordThat you’ve been trying to compensate forWith gifts,With holidays;With a shrug of the shoulder. You wonder whyThey’re still aloof,When you’ve moved on.Why they still clingTo a grudgeLike lungs to a last breath. What does it cost you to say it?Is your prideLarger than the size of them,Deeper than your love for…

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Matter

Sometimes relationships become all about give and take. Or just give and give. Or just take and take. Scriptures tell us that we must not desire, we must not expect. But is that achievable when you do something for someone? Do you wish sometimes that what you did was not reciprocated in materialistic things, but…

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You, I, We and Maybe

I don’t often come to WordPress anymore. But I’m mostly available on Instagram. Here’s the link to my handle. Look me up. Let’s start a conversation. Stay indoors and stay safe everyone!

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Don’t Know Why

I don’t know why I’m getting all ‘their’ hate I’m not a killer or a thief; Just your average guy With all straight A’s. They say I’m a menace, But hello! Since when? I swear all I did Was go to the dentist. So my mom took me To his clinic yesterday. Now I hate…

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Smile Like Wildfire

His smile is wildfire. The couloir of his lips Widen just enough To let pass A glacial glimpse Of white peaks. Then, licks of red Snake up his eyes Where dark embers Burn with the heat Of the Pole Star. And while your eyes trail The pathways it makes, It gains A life of its…

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From Two To None

Some weeks ago I learnt that someone I knew committed suicide over a broken relationship. In another instance, a young driver who worked in the neighbourhood tried to take his own life over something someone had said to him. He eventually succumbed to his injuries. His suicide became a success. My shock aside, I kept…

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