Falling Down

The perplexity and complexity

Of the matter is lost on me

How a word could hurt so badly

Simply is beyond my understanding Continue reading “Falling Down”

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Precious Time

Laughter and chatter

Clinking silverware

Clanging pots

Incessant ramblings of

People catching up Continue reading “Precious Time”

Adrift

I am alone

Alone in the dark Continue reading “Adrift”

It Wasn’t

It wasn’t because I hated you

That I pushed you away

It wasn’t that I didn’t want you

That I ignored you Continue reading “It Wasn’t”

Heartbroken

I stood there looking at his back. His broad shoulders were slumped, his strides heavy and lacking the joy they usually have. I knew just by looking at his figure from behind, that he didn’t want this to happen. And neither did I, if only he could see from the unshed tears on my eyes or the way I bit my lips hard enough to draw blood just to stop myself form calling out his name. We both didn’t want this to happen, but it was too tiring for us to continue. Continue reading “Heartbroken”

Budding

I stared blankly at the white wall in my quiet and empty room. It was sparse now that the bed had been packed and sent to our new home. All the shelves on the wall were now gone. The books that usually littered the floor were all tidily organized into separate boxes based on their genres, thanks to my Mom. I sighed. It still felt like a dream. So unreal. Continue reading “Budding”

Post-Downpour

I love the smell of the rain

And how the soil turns wet and mushy

From the constant flow of water from above

And how the grass turns a little bit greener

From the pounding of those droplets Continue reading “Post-Downpour”

Ours

It was the smell of the wet soil

And the smallest noise of rain

Falling slowly on our porch

That takes my breath away Continue reading “Ours”

What is it that People are Looking For?

What is it that people are looking for?

In a life that is uncertain

In a world that is a mess

In a time that is unsure

I wonder at times Continue reading “What is it that People are Looking For?”