Martial Warriors

As the northern breeze passes by the men in green spurt Through the wild trees, Some in anticipation, Some in trepidation, Striving to attain a single goal; To serve their nation! “Homesickness ameliorate with time”   They were told, But to their dismay The happy ghosts haunted Their tumultuous minds. A thousand memories of family…

Wings against the wall.

They said ‘your voice shouldn’t be heard’,‘We need a woman without sound’,Then I asked my god,‘O lord, do I count?’And He answered me in short;‘Raise your voice and shout’. They said ‘we need a perfect doll’,Walking and stopping when we wantBut I am a total tweety birdSo I whispered: ‘no, I cannot’. They said ‘the…

I am.

The greatest mistake science ever taught mewas to make me think I am in the universe,that I am confined in dust,an image of billions,lost in the mirror of my own selflike a tarred road that ends in the dust. They called me nothing but dustbut they are wrong!I am the image, I am the dust,I…

Hope & Prayer

I heard father once said;Son, things will get better soon.Mother launches into fastingNothing is beyond prayer’s power’ She said. Days of unaccomplished dreams count years.Still, mother launches into prayer and sings the rhyme of hymns. Sons and daughtersdevelop an affinity for greedinessthe leaders breed kleptomaniac’s fingersStill, mother launches into a prayer. The hot hutsBenue flows…

The Origin Of Morality

I will be happy if you kill meBecause you didn’t leave meto experience much of the tragedy of this world,At least I will not be blamed; it is you they will blame.The sin would be upon your soulBut before you kill me Let me know the truth:whether heaven is real or not.If it is real,…

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…

A Sedated Stem

The creeps of chill down the spine,As if a tarantula ran through my back, With pain and struggle I threw myself –Of my comfort. The vision flickers – AndA headrush kicked in.Looked around for cobwebs andAnd the empty ceiling corners. The sleep-deprived self remindedThe time along with the perk-wise:Thoughts.  They are fighting depression,A war Of anxiety. The…

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