You closed the door, the window, the crack in the wall. I closed my eyes – darkness I opened my eyes – darkness. Then, once, the door opened abruptly, Daylight hustled to peep, flash-blinded my eyes. The frenzy of colors, seemed to coil around me, before darkness befell. I slammed the […]
We are a tripod – old-fashioned. Not the one that holds a fancy camera. But in a laboratory. Stinky, pungent-smelling. Location of reactions – Mostly explosive. Emotionally tormenting – Followed by pauses of vacancy. We are joined by Laws and cords. Where is love? Or even remote affection? The rods […]
You have a power – Magical, Malevolent, Sinister. Into the cauldron – goes belittlement, scorn, potion of bitterness. The incantations rise – sonorous, ominous, over the years. Words are your wand – Perverting, Degrading, All the good. You invoke the spirit – of dread, of hopelessness, of lifelessness. So, what […]
First Demanding, Then Dictating. First Reverberating, Then Deafening. Where’s the mute button to the voices I hear in my head? Memories keep resurfacing, like a dead body in a river, adding to the stink. The soul decays in a living body. Only I can smell, others are deceived by the fragrance.
Only one color, that slightly elevates me from looking overly drab and dull. Pink Only one kind of cloth, that failing attempts at shrouding my skinny frame. Cotton Only one kind of shoes, That can obscure my wide brown feet. Ballets Only one kind of behavior, That can make people look […]
Draw more flowers, Add more colors, you instructed, as you tossed it to the trash. Those flowers were for you, Those colors were for you. Appealed to my voice-box, replied with dismissal. Then entrusted my tears to fight for me, they fought to stay inside the eyelids, petrified even to flow down […]
In the depths of the night, when the stars are shining bright I feel this ache in my heart there is only regret on my part about the things I did I cannot put on it a lid. Though I tried to forget only pain can memories beget the pain is too much to take […]