Disposable Girl

She was that disposable paper cup you use to quench your thirst with, once, but wouldn’t keep next to your expensive china. She was disposable. She was that summer fling in a tank top and a racy bikini who you took to your hotel room but never to your parents. She was easy. She was…

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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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Sandcastle

Wait for me In the morning dew, Wait for me Under the noon sun. Wait when I’ve sung The last song of eventide, Wait when the rain Bids us hide. Wait when winter Like mourning sighs, Wait when spring teeters Into summer bright. Wait for me, lover, Wait for me to fall again; Wait for…

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My Anodyne

Your tainted love It trickles down Like an IV drip, Plops into me A bit by bit, and I feel Foolishly sanguine, comatose. I am your hallowed vessel, On a lethal dose of you I’ve overdosed. I never noticed When my own blood Turned to water In your hands, When I found myself warped Into…

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The Adulteress

Stop handing me crumbs of love, I’m no stray. I want to be the sight You wake up to each morning. The name that tastes The first kiss of your lips. If you cry, I want to be The first to know why. If you smile, I want To be the reason why. If you…

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Paper Thin – Published on Story Mirror

Dear Readers, If you recall about a week back I had informed you all, in this post, that as part of a contest being hosted on Story Mirror, I shall be posting 52 stories for all of the 52 weeks of the year 2018. In that post, I had provided a link to my first…

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