Closure

Is it possible to weep without a tear,a whimper or any other soundand without your breath racing?Is it possible to grieve without fearOf everybody being around with nobody knowing?It happens in the blink of an eyeWhen your picture on the wall I pass byI see you smiling and my heart wails My brain doesn’t fight…

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Published : Waiting

I’m very happy to say my poem – ‘Waiting’ has been published by Silver Birch Press under the ‘I am waiting series’. Below is the first stanza of the poem. I waited for a callMy alkaline blood curdlingThe pungency burning my insidesI tasted harshness on my tongueAnd bitterness in my skinI was a wisp of…

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Published : poetry- My home is the river

I am pleased to say that my poem ‘My home is the river’ which I wrote for a prompt in April has been published by the Rebelle Society. The prompt required us to listen to Sufjan Stevens’ latest album, ‘Convocations‘. The album has five parts to it — ‘Meditations’, ‘Lamentations’, ‘Revelations’, ‘Celebrations’ and ‘Incantations’. Sufjan created the album as a tribute to his…

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Jargons

They said they’d let you go ‘Discharge,’ was the word they used I thought it meant you were coming home You did; just not how I thought you would I’m looking for answers Trying to fill the blank spaces There are too many- Unanswered questions, jargons For ‘closure,’ I tell them I need to understand…

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