I Stopped

“I tried so hard, and that’s the thing.Trying didn’t help so, I stopped.And it felt so good; missing youwithout trying not to.” And all this time I thought I mastered the art of concealing, the art of hiding what I really feel. I thought I learned the tricks and trade of smiling even when itContinue reading “I Stopped”

Long Have I waited

    “Long have I waited, waited for you; you, who have completely turned my world overwhelmingly upside down.” Oh, how I waited for this moment a moment in time when I finally get to hold you again.  How long has it been? So long, you said so long. It might have been so longContinue reading “Long Have I waited”

Dreams Do Come True

Warning: This a lengthy post, longer than my usual posts. Below is the actual post I made here on WordPress seven years ago. I am sharing it all with you guys because I never thought that, that one single moment of “airport boredom” could actually change my life and my perspective about writing and publishing. I startedContinue reading “Dreams Do Come True”

Love, As It’s Called

        I love you with the love that is sometimes triumphant and sometimes sad, sometimes purposeful and sometimes lost. love that is  filled with poetry, love that is strong enough to imprint itself onto the world around you, love that changes the way I experience life, love that makes me ache forContinue reading “Love, As It’s Called”

Seasons of Love

Without meaning to lie, they will teach you half-truths: they will tell you love is sweet only in the summers of one’s youth. They will tell you love is real if, and only if, it survives the harshest winters. They will tell you love must die like autumn leaves in order to be beautiful. TheyContinue reading “Seasons of Love”

Unlike Anyone Else

I kept your loveclose to my heartand held gently in my handin the tenderness of my palmin the comfort of my bodyI love you, unlike anyone elseor anything elseit is with the same lovethat I hope they will love you backlove you back for all of the many good reasonslike when they wake up inContinue reading “Unlike Anyone Else”

In Your Eyes

I felt your painyour agonizing painamong the creases in your foreheadin between the blinking of your eyesand even as your bedimpled face smilesthe smile I always rememberedgentle and sweettugs the heartstrings of my soullulls me to sleep andtucks me to bedbut your painyour painI can feelkeeps me awakeall through the nightand even with my eyesContinue reading “In Your Eyes”

Because You Love

I found the most brilliant starsthe gloriously bright sunshineand the boldest colors of rainbowsin your eyes, in your smileand in all that you do you are my loveliest melody,my sweetest poetryand my warmest story you glow, you shinebecause you lovecompletely P.S. Let’s pause for a moment and think of our loved ones amidst the chaosContinue reading “Because You Love”