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Sometimes a soul wanders to find somewhere safer not in the shape of a building a house full of material things A soul can fear a mirror where the reflection might cause dread and terror A soul c...


I know I still have enough money to last for this month and at least half of the next. However, I’ve got to keep moving on. I’ve got to keep making more money - either through full-time, part-tim...


Oh, yes I mind my own business I do hang out with the boys It’s all my personal choice but I’m no prissy princess Oh, no Why are you judging me so low? Do you even know me so? These are my bros Y...


This message goes out to all of you, fighters and supporters who have been strong and patient enough - no matter how hard: Thank you. Thank you very much for sharing your stories last night. We o...


Oh, you’re so dying to be right assuming us in complete denial clearly begging for that spotlight Your accusations are beyond wild way out of line All in all, you’ve gone too personal Why keep pu...


Disagreeing is one thing, while gaslighting is another. Constructive criticism is much more helpful than just plain accusation. I love writing. I really, really do. I don’t just write for the sak...


Welcome to reality Again, this is how you’re supposed to be No more stupid sentimentality It only makes you one weakling, cry-baby They say speaking up is important but why do they pretend? Not e...


When was the last time you really spent some quality time with your old friends? We all know that through time, changes, and social media, some friendships stay the same while others change - eit...


I can never really get rid of you, can I? No matter what I do or how I should often lie while trying hard not to cry You’ve always been there You still are Sometimes I’m scared because you’re nev...


Sometimes, you don’t really miss the job. It’s the colleagues that you miss. Well, at least most of them. theendoftheworkcontract R.


I’m denying my natural rights to fall apart This world always demands a fight with all my might I don’t always know the next levels I should go There’s no turning back even when I sometimes feel ...


September 02, 2017

"YOU AND ME IN THE CROWD" in "SHORTS"

I’ve never asked for any of this. When I first saw you in the crowd, I should’ve looked away. I should’ve pretended you weren’t there. Then again, fate works in mysterious ways. As cliche as it s...


She hates to love in silence like doing the solo dance It’s just her and her own shadow another lonely day and night to go Oh, how to tell you so? She still doesn’t know This role is too damn fam...


Alright, I’m just going to be short about him. Reveal him too much and there’ll be dire consequences to that. (I mean it.) I met ‘Ash’ at a poetry event. After a few occasions, he started asking ...


If you only knew what I’ve been too scared to tell you, what would you do? If I were much braver for what’s painfully true, would you say our budding friendship is through? Such an old familiar f...


I’m aware that I haven’t really written much and about my own life lately here. It’s been a very long time and a lot of things are happening all at once. Honestly, for the past three months or so...


Are we in the era of escalating vanity? So many strike a pose It’s where anything goes Once or twice ain’t enough There’s always that extra dose Like, selfies and Photoshop Online purchases ‘til ...


August 06, 2017

"DADDY WASN'T WELL..." in "SHORTS"

I looked at the clock in the waiting hall that afternoon. It was past after three. Silence was deafening. Looking at my hands, I heard approaching footsteps. I was still staring at my badly chewe...


Against my will I caught your presence Time stood still breeding a new conscience Against my will These eyes stopped blinking The heart in for the thrill The existence of a foreign sensation Agai...


“I just want you to always be alright and happy.” “I hope you’re okay.” “I always have good wishes for you.” Don’t they sound sweet and endearing? They make you feel loved, eh? At first, that is ...


Mommy, I’m scared We’ve talked about this before briefly, but I was still being straight to the point that worries you more Mommy, I’m still scared I still can’t tell the difference between a mon...


You don’t have to hit her to hurt her. There are so many ways to cause her pain and you only need to take your pick. You can start by not keeping your vow that you will always love her, no matter...


Perhaps you secretly wish I’d talk to you the way I used to like I fear silently whether you’ll really listen to me or just give me some more scrutiny But what should we talk about? Once again, t...


Last year on the first day of Eid, I did something pretty drastic and rather unorthodox. While most people would usually decorate their Facebook timelines with “Eid Mubarak” greetings and all tha...


She’s been dismissed belittled considered a freak and overly sensitive ‘though she believes something’s got to give She’s been heartbroken fooled by promises then abandoned but it has taught her ...


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