…more than to be happy:to be loved;across all divides,within all silence,in all invalid mistakes punctuatingthe principle of honour:to be loved to infinity;as seen by each blindspot that maylive within a wish:to belong;aside from all validation:to be loved. All Rights ReservedCopyright … Continue reading
I have a roundabout confession to make. I am one of those people who censors themselves quite a bit. Even though I’m aware that I’m an amateur writer, a hobbyist, I do feel a need to check myself in public. … Continue reading
“If I do but just one worthwhile thingthen may I be named Great Woman? “Must She the Magnificent truly do it all?the conquering,the sweet submission;the mistressing,the legal seduction;the virtuous obeying,the beautiful rebellion;the humility that balances all things human,the goddessing;the never-ageing,the … Continue reading
In the middle of a winter so coldants no longer cross stone floorsto execute their handiwork,sleep finds the most restless minds,whispers in the tone of Luck,“…you’re not in Gehenna,wrestling with the Goliaths of your hey dayon a loop’til beyond the … Continue reading
There is no benevolent burglar,no righteous thief. Those who stole your identity away from youcannot restore it back to you.They never understood it in the first place.All they knew was it got in the way,posed an obstacle to be removed.So … Continue reading
Without understanding,like newborns fighting sleep;pivots:falsehoods of stability;oblivious beings:carried by torrents of make-believe peacemaking;we morphed into dreaded half-artists……as acrobats balancing betweenreality and dream,those disappointed and those keen for more. became …ever-compromising triers,anonymous middlers in every race. All Rights ReservedCopyright © 2022 … Continue reading
There could be a sequel…an elaborate improvement on the now.But we’re hiding within that feelingof twisting limbs ’round each otherwhile sipping soothing beverages,of running fingers through braided hair,pretending tomorrow will never come. There could be candid conversationsstarring in A Tense … Continue reading
Be kind to your shadow,your faithful companion,the one who made you stand upwhen enough became too muchand your tired spilled out of your guts,your strength no longer a resource to abusein the name of “proof of worth”. All Rights ReservedCopyright … Continue reading
They fed us something sweet,
a thing that jived on tongues
did back flips down throats
and burgled ribcages.
We stayed still,
feeling its heartbeat merge with ours.
It was a jubilant fear gracing a rite of passage…
…the knot in the stomach representing
a necessary bravery.
We celebrated a night so dense
it muffled the hyena’s mocking laugh.
For we all knew:
The future silently introduced her glory
in the throes of that darkest of nights.
And there we were,
fortunate enough to await a morning
in which we could finally bear witness
to the fruits of midnight’s labour.
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