You and I have seen it coming But you still tremble in fear With the very thought of dying Of letting go something dear You say we have to stay the same Stay where we are, stay as we are You put too much trust in the now And I want to discard all but … More We are Supernovas Waiting to Happen
When I tell you I love you
It will not be a benediction
It will not spring from my chest
Like a breath I’m holding
And letting loose into a sigh … More This is How I Love You
She is long gone But her presence lingers I smell her in your silken sheets A hint of cinnamon and vanilla And something else I can’t place I hear her laughter when the wind Coax music out of the door chimes I feel her gentle hands Everytime I take out your coffee mugs And … More Indelible
From the brilliant mind of Salman Rushdie: Knowledge is both a delight and an explosive minefield; both a liberation and a trap. This quote from Luka and the Fire of Life invites a little pondering. It resonates so much to me because I do see knowledge in exactly the same way – both a … More Knowledge: Blessing Or Burden?
It’s a slow day. The clock is ticking loudly, magnified by the complete silence that enveloped my room on late afternoons. There’s nothing to do here. I’m bored out of my skin. Just to have something to do, I put on some music. And then restlessly, I walk back and forth, as if trying to … More Dreaming of Chocolates
A Cautionary Tale Be careful of the things You say at 1 am When the quiet of the night Becomes unbearable And you try to drown The silence with a confession. Your heart on your throat – Beating, beating, beating Like the drum of an impending war. And it is war, What is happening inside … More A Cautionary Tale
Sometimes there are things you want to say
And you’re all but bursting with it, like a child
Running outside into the rain, happy and carefree … More In Remembrance
I want to say something profound.
“we’re only ever certain of uncertainties”?
Or would that be too deep,
hitting too close to home? … More A Litany Before Goodbye
I’ve woven our story in the stars If I could I will keep it in a jar But there is nothing I can call ours Except from the tears and the scars
From the brilliant mind of Marcus Aurelius: To feel affection for people even when they make mistakes is uniquely human. You can do it, if you simply recognize: that they’re human too, that they act out of ignorance, against their will, and that you’ll both be dead before long. And, above all, that they haven’t … More Putting Things in Perspective
I stopped wondering what we are The moment you closed the gap Between question mark and full stop
Looking into your eyes is descending into chaos Of lost dreams and forgotten yearnings You look at me as if I am a mirage Who will vanish as you step closer Can I blame you though when it was me Who cut off the road to all the maybes?