Everyday, every moment, Drum beats of time Enter my soul Disturb my mind. Incessantly, Unendingly, Their throbs increase my heartbeat Until all I hear is the percussion Of blood Flowing in a mortal shell Which will crack open To reveal nothing But the goo Of flesh broken down By the constant thumping And pounding.
Ever since I can remember, I have felt the need for something that pushes my boundaries. Especially after abandoning my 101 goals in 1001 days, I have been lazy, listless, and under-productive. Beginning of this year, in January, a group of macrame artists on Facebook hosted a 30 day challenge. I happened to join the… Continue reading 30 Day Challenge
Your unique fragrance perceptible to all as unique sets you apart when you are lit. Your uniqueness transfers to me. Or is it vice versa? because only I’m a romantic fool enough to love you. The sweet taste you leave on the lips Is sweeter for its forbiddenness. Yes, you are mostly harmful. My lungs… Continue reading An Ode to a Clove Cigarette: Also an extended metaphor of love
Where is the lifebuoy, Where is the boat, Where is the object That keeps me afloat?
“I have only one thing to do and that’s To be the wave that I am and then Sink back into the ocean…” Stealing lyrics I cannot write, Lyrics that wrote my soul, Writing words that have no value, Except filling that Postmodern hole. Wishing that I had that voice, which like the waves on… Continue reading Cheating
I am an island, A lost planet, Floating in the sea of forgotten outer space. A constellation surrounds me, Brighter and more beautiful Than I could ever hope to be. But those bigger, brighter, beautiful stars are so far, far away. And I am so completely lost, Tossed, submerged, drowned, In the murky waters of… Continue reading Lost
Between two good songs When the black sheep of the playlist Starts bleating its ugly sound, One begins to feel All the tiny creases And uneven bumps In the bedsheet And mattress underneath. The nightly pain and sorrows Turn to bruises and burns. Sandwiched by a lowly Earthy bodily ache And a higher Soulful mental… Continue reading The Princess and the Pea