As I turn twenty-nine,How do I feel?Excited, anxious or just calm?The truth is I don't know.Do I look backAt the 28 that was,Or in a way wasn't in 2020?The truth is I don't know.Do I look forwardLike every other year,Like every other saying?The truth is I don't know.What I do know is this.I am alive.I [...]
He wasn't the stereotypical hero --The kind to make her swoon,The kind to make her croon.Yet somehow he stuck.He made her smile.He wasn't the knight in shining armour --The protector of the realm,The one who could overwhelm.Yet anyhow he shone.He always showed up.If anything, he was an anti-hero.Not the one hoped for by mothers.Not the [...]
When you said You didn't like What I did, I dropped it. When you said You didn't like What I said, I shut it. When you said You didn't like What I thought, I stopped it. And then one day, I realized, I didn't like Who I was becoming. So I picked what I dropped. [...]
Sugar, salt and spice they had put in as suggested. But they were both cream lovers. It was dollops of that love that made their dish of life come alive.
Talk to me of anything,If you please, everythingBut love.It is a topic over-exploited,More like an onion too sauteed.What is it with everyone,Each relative and that unknown bun,Who lives in "loveland?"Don't they have anything else to think?Is this the only way they find to sink?Talk to me of nature --Diversified in its great stature,Of rivers and [...]
She dreamt of someone walking towards her. But one day, someone always alongside walked away. As her heart crashed, she knew love.
What if our story Was predestined, Was written in the stars? What if its end Was already decided, Was sketched out in detail? What if our love Was doomed from the start, Was futile to fight for? What if our separating Was not accidental but Was well-planned? What if this is it? Was it all [...]
To everyone's surprise, she passed the crown of jewels. Instead, she chose the crown of flowers. Wearing that, finally, she felt like a queen.
Some things are not meant to be. But some are. Who is to tell which is which? Some episodes speed away. But some take their time. They are like the late bloom. A seed fell on a dirty sidewalk. It got trampled on. Again and again. It was not paid attention to. Nothing was expected [...]
"You're not worth it," said they. "If it's about me, then I'll decide," said I. I decided to believe in myself.