You Wish

Sometimes you wish you could disappear to another time, to another place, turn into another person. Sometimes you wish life could be as easy as making caricatures – draw and erase, go back to the drawing board, start again. Sometimes you wish and wish but only wishes remain. Copyright © Pradita Kapahi 2018.

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I Need This Man

I don’t want a man who Solves my problems for me, I want one who Solves my problems with me. I don’t want a man who Shows me how to get things done, I want one who gives me space To figure it out on my own. I don’t need a man to buy me…

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Not Good Enough

I look in the mirror And what do I see? My crown of brown Speckled with white. Eyes sunken into the skull, Spider webs stretched across my face, Lines around the mouth Where emotions rest – A smile, a frown, a thin line of dissent. Lips that move to soothe, To kiss and caress, Or…

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A Touch

A touch – it has a language of its own. One touch conveys friendship with a handshake, The other anger with a slap on the face. A touch coveys trust With a tiny clasp around your finger, And yet another, comfort When grief weighs down your shoulders. And one touch is all it takes To…

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