Feeling isn’t mutual.

Have you ever seen a pretty girl in the café, ordering the same drink as yours and you are like ‘We have so much in common, already’? Well, that is just fatal attraction. Don’t worry about that. You will get over her in no time. But this particular girl, you have met more than twice…

A fairytale.

“…your soul was so soft before she came into your life before she ripped your heart into pieces before you fell for her heart and then she left your soul was so soft before it became cold hearted weak and pained and the hardest thing to see if you ask me is a soft heart…

Stargazing Across the Oceans

“Have you not put your phone to charge?”, she glared at him over the FaceTime although knowing he has charged his phone back and forth throughout the four-hour period of their conversation. Love does not see time nor distance, they knew, but only the true love between them felt how much they mourned every day,…

A love in Paris.

Don’t let the light touch this darkness,In the subtle dust of dusk; settling in the distant moon. The footsteps and the blister of love. What makes Paris beautiful. March ahead the serenade of the sleepless fountain. Singing to the chorus of that French song we listened to on the train. Breathing the frosty lake and…

Blue Sky through Bare Branches.

I look, upwards, at blue sky through bare branches,the dewy wet of cool, green grass on my back,clinging, sinking, pulling me further away from this place.I long for the stillness of beingfound only in the shedding of this meat that plants me here. Oh, to touch those spaces in-between.To graze my lips upon that azure skin.O, opiate…

One’s First Love

He waited till his mother went around the house chanting prayers to all his siblings before Ms. Rukhaiyah came to the front to where he was lying on the couch watching his favourite team play in the La Liga. His mother bent over obstructing a complete view of the television to blow over the prayers…

If I could go back.

If I could go back in time, I’d definitely go back to feel them feelings twice again,Only to remind my previous self that it’ll eventually go away leaving no less pain for me to feign.  If I could back in time, I’d definitely go back to tell my best-friend them butterflies are nothing but a…

Finders Keepers.

Within life’s chaos and busy daily routine I found youTrying to teach me some of the best lessons of life; Within the first, weird and funny ice-breaker conversation I found youOpening up a little by little, even in disagreements you weren’t really that strife; Within daily giggles and deep defined conversations I found youGetting closer…

A language yet to be written.

There are parts of you that cannot be held by poems or paintings or songs, but I hold them in my desolated heart. I am that naïve damsel with sad songs in her fingerprints and smoky sunset in her eyes. It’s you who run through the lyrics of those honeyed words and amorous love songs….

Pleasance

‘Do you know that Rumi is married to our cousin?’, she asked as I pronounced his name. I nodded. Looking dolorously at me, she squeezed my stained palm with her own and sighed. I understood that she wanted to hear everything. After-all, I knew that she was going to be my closest friend in that…

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