Letting Go

The echo of your laughter still resonates in my ears. The warmth of your voice still soothes my heart. Time was on your side, you always looked handsome. My world evolved around you. Sometimes I’d scold myself for getting so attached to you. I kept reminding myself that you were never wholly mine. You belonged […]

A Vast Place

No matter how far I go, please be assured that I’ll come back to you. The world outside is vast, full of commotion and hustle. Its expansiveness is too distracting for my peace of mind. I’m more familiar with my besieged city and its ways. People outside don’t follow the news so much. It’s not […]

The Eternal Kiss

His forehead was warm,  Unlike the dead  His blood was still trickling down his divine face It had a fragrance Unknown to her She’d never smelt anything so heavenly She gently wiped some of it with a tissue And promised to cherish it forever  His smile was mysterious His eyes were closed But he was […]

The Light above

Once I got to escape my besieged city for a few days.  The people outside have different facial features. The sun beams upon their faces making them shine and tickle with laughter. Their roads are vast. A network of highways, railways and subways take people to their destinations. Rivers flow beneath the highways and it […]

Hold my hand

You held my hand under the rain, but I let go. I let go and swirled lifting my head up and opening my mouth to taste the drops. The rain came down in a drizzle so gentle on my face. Then it pelted down drenching my clothes. I let it purify me and invigorate my […]