Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Enlightenment Part II: The Answer

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He awoke to the sound of birds singing as the morning sun rose up from behind the bleached horizon, and chased the night away with its holy fire. Feeling apologetic for his behaviour, the man decided to ask the wind, once again, but this time a...

Enlightenment Part I: The Question

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On top of the green, infinite mountains stands a man no older than eternity, talking to nature as the soft whispers of the wind echo in his ears: telling him of a time before man, when nature ruled in harmony around the globe. ...

Plywood and Duct Tape: Part II

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It hit me full blast In an instant, Crack I fell It poured over me, Rushing and coursing. The hallucinations started to laugh as they took a fuller form, “Really?” One mocked. “You didn’t know what we were, Who we were?” I could...

You

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I want to see you smile, I want to be the one to make you smile, I want to be there with you Through every moment. I want to hold you when you’re crying, I want my sweater to soak up your tears, I...

Dear Eyes

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Dear Eyes,I should have sheltered youfrom the things that seemed unseen,and I should have listened to you more. But god help me if it was not also youwho showed me the ways of sin,and pointed my attentionto a place where a heart does not belong. I...

The Clouds

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Life likes to throw so many curveballs and if you are standing in a certain spot, you are going to get hit hard. Think about your time in your life too, we waste it on worrying, stressing, and stretching ourselves to the point when...

Night & Darkness

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While the night beckons me to her breast, I push myself into it and suck thick darkness into me. Fill the body with void, conduit numbness, paralyzed thoughts,  shed color, & embrace silence. Still the vestiges of light were waving around my corner. I cut my ears, pluck my eyes, stitch my mouth and...

One Last Leaf

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Fall; the most ravishing season of all time, how mischievously she often knocks on the door. For the man who dreamed of tan over his body, she gives the best dressing, maybe over his wounds. As the dim green blood drains from my body, I see blood clots all over, freezing my...

Migrant

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It's been 1031 days since I've been away from my home. Some of us have lost count and moved on,  some of us too busy living and forgot to count,  and some with a disoriented self,  tormented by the constant mutation the mind undergoes,  stood puzzled, not knowing what...

Scars of love

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I just want to be loved. A phrase that I’ve said way too many times. But what does love really mean? Does it mean... That look you get from your man across the way or all the snuggles your pet gives you when you come...