Could you live with the night in your sunny universe? Could you accommodate a tear in your vast smile? Could you stay awake when all you needed was sleep? Could you fool yourself in thinking everything was fine? Could you carry the burden of the past knowing it wasn’t one of yours? Could you be fine for you and i both? Could you desire when … Continue reading Could you?
No it’s not a slow process; It is spontaneous like a cat’s jump onto the unsuspecting prey. It is just. I’ve never felt this way before; Or have I? Maybe. Could be. Would be. I am just. Uplifted, elevated and impregnated; Sporting a smile and a funny eye. My dog amuses me as does my sock. They are just. Funny is the … Continue reading On being happy
Midnight- Camera flashes. Music blares from the speakers. Conversation turns into babble. The vodka and tonic hits. The speed thrills. The lights blur. Empty. That’s how she feels. Dawn- birds chirp. Head hurts. Stomach growls. Sleep comes. The mind tickles. Hands tremor. Darkness. She draws the curtain. Afternoon- Heat prickles. Head pounds. Memory of last night is a big question mark. Facebook tells … Continue reading Dawn
Charles had a bluebird and so do I; She lurks somewhere in my vast unknown. I envy her her curls and smiles; She speaks of the miles in a great undertone. She came to me on a May day; Shy, but firm in her resolve. She said- hey creator, I am here Leave me not unheard of. My blue bird, she … Continue reading Bluebird
The little girl asked her mother, “ma what do you remember about home?” Mother got a glazed look in her eyes; stared into the horizon, out of their tent in the refugee camp. Images of the sunkissed rooms of her husband’s house; the huge bookshelf containing tattered books; the rolling hills which gave her shelter from her mother’s wrath; the smell of incense; the warm … Continue reading The refugee camp