Another combustible day
Some inflamed breakfast porridge
Some simmering enraged lentils
Served alongside, some meek bland rice
Slump into our gullets.
Destinies applauded, not one morsel wasted
Chosen mortals, greater… Read More...
When I was 16,
I wanted to rebel against the government.
O! How to tell you!
But that was a time of blood and gore.
I have watched men run on fire.
By fire, I don’t mean the one that catches your heart,
but the real… Read More...
More than friends.
The old man who pass by,
And gives me a smile.
The woman who sit beside
And ask if I'm taken.
The man who sits opposite
And gives a look as if
I'm the most beautiful.
The little boy with… Read More...
Scorching all life
Trees stood transfixed
People remained inside
Screams of a woman
Pierced the afternoon
Dark smoke rose
The… Read More...
His fingers quiver, they touch
Folds worn by her nape.
Gaze sits, stirring impish glances
Into a doppelganger,
A rigid tonic called caution,
Gobbled at brusque bends.
When glints of a pole star fell,
Ripples of her heart affirmed,… Read More...
A ripple brimming lake,
Since first amber glimpse.
Serves wisdom broth,
In an incendiary ribcage.
Its soliloquy, trickles into the next stanza.
Under some moons, hedgehog blanket
In other dawns,… Read More...
I stood watching
The dog chases its tail
The dog went
Round and round
The tail went
Round and round
The tail and the dog
Vanished in a swirl.
The dog came
Stood beside me
Panting hard.… Read More...
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Hey, my little one
I hope you are at peace today.
For you were the soul that
Stitched whole my broken one.
My tiny one, I can't say if I had given you
Enough and all, you needed and loved.… Read More...
The perils that a soldier must reckon
He knows it all very well.
He keeps our spirits soaring high,
So much so that
Our pride in his beliefs begin to swell.
The morning comes pretty fast,
We aren’t prepared for the… Read More...
The twilight sun, retreats to its nadir,
Moon-rise! Flanked by its twinkling fellowship,
And the darkened groves their softest shadows wear,
The night beckons me with its gentle courtship.
I lay on the dew freshened grass,… Read More...