When Love Is True

when love is true, it endures time passing byeven years won’t make you forgetit only grows, better and granderbut it never dies yes, even after all the twists and turnsthe crazy crossroads and junctionsthe days, and weeks, and months and even years apartwe keep coming back to the day, the very same daywe held handsContinue reading “When Love Is True”

A Mother As She Weeps

I am mocked for my pain, as I wait, wait for your return I waited and waited and I almost believed I’d wait for eternity the kind of pain that blew a hole in my heart the indifference I never imagined I’d feel but I did. I longed for a delicate, affectionate daughter not reallyContinue reading “A Mother As She Weeps”

Why Can’t It Be?

Why Can’t It Be? why? why can’t it be? why can’t we meet somewhere in the horizon where the earth and the sky delightedly unite or, in between the colors of the rainbow and far beyond the clouds? even just a little bit under the sky? why? just why? i’ll wait for you with allContinue reading “Why Can’t It Be?”

That Summer (A Flash Fiction)

That Summer (A Flash Fiction) The mango appendages now bent like those of a Christmas tree. She wished its Christmas, for every Christmas they say “wish and it will be granted”. No, it was not Christmas. Summer.  Yet a renewed gust chilled her skin. “Marc,” she whispered. “Speak to me, for heaven’s sake, speak toContinue reading “That Summer (A Flash Fiction)”

How Will I Love You? (parody – How Do I Love Thee?)

How Do I Love Thee? (Sonnet 43) Elizabeth Barrett Browning – 1806-1861 How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.I love thee to the depth and breadth and heightMy soul can reach, when feeling out of sightFor the ends of being and ideal grace.I love thee to the level of every day’sMost quiet need,Continue reading “How Will I Love You? (parody – How Do I Love Thee?)”


what does it really take, to be a family? a mother? a father? a sister? or a brother? will that single scientific bond called DNA be enough? or is it a requirement? but what happens when apart  from that scientific bond called DNA nothing binds you anymore? what if that basic molecule contains nothing butContinue reading “Family”

It’s Been Ten Years

how does one forget a love so real, so pure so endearing? the kind only you, and you alone can give? tell me as I struggle to understand, I struggle to accept I struggle to move on tell me how do I start over? it’s been years, 10 years to be exact and they sayContinue reading “It’s Been Ten Years”

Your Smile

I could tell of a thousand ways you smilethe sweetest ones are the thoseseen by how your lips move,the most triumphant are thosetimes you smile with the beat of your voicewith unexpected bounce and high pitch tone,your cutest smile is seen by how you chooseyour words, or the way you pause and laughat my crazyContinue reading “Your Smile”


you talk, like your dancingso smooth,so alluring,so captivatingyour eyes move as you utter each wordyour lips pout for every idea you point outand your hands, oh your hands dearits feeling the beatof every syllableyou humyou dances gracefullyalong with the rhythm and rhymeof your wordsoh your words, your words dearhow they took my breath awayhow thatContinue reading “Dance”


she wears a smileso contagious and charmingthe kind that bears true ofa heart filledwith love and compassionhe took it awaynow wounded,now torn.abuse took her smile awaybut not her soulshe’s beaten,she’s crying,but she’s winning.  out in the stormin a lonely eveningfighting, thrivingfor in tryingshe is winningand in painshe is victoriousfor in silence, she battlesand in pain,Continue reading “Storm”