Charred Heart

There is a storm brewing under my skin pulling  and  trying to rip my skin apart trying to shred into small bits and pieces I can feel the insect crawl on the nape of my skin I can feel that twitchy feeling those tiny paralyzing shocks delivered in a blink of an eye when I twitch and fail and … Continue reading Charred Heart

Recursive

First published in Literary Heist, Fall edition This pain is toothless though it bites and numbs me from within; with a nibble here a there it leaves marks on me a pulverized pain; With the clickety clackety sound of the teeth clenched together and shut tightly I can feel everything going numb; This tepid life and the … Continue reading Recursive

Dyslexia

“We often confuse what we wish for with what is.”  ― Neil Gaiman, MirrorMask I'm suffering from the dyslexia of emotions always getting confused and bewildered when the pain crosses the boundary to get mixed with the love when my longing  for the company is oft met by your absence and a flurry of excuses for us to … Continue reading Dyslexia

Out of Sync

First published in Modern Literature, July 2018 “I am terrified by this dark thing That sleeps in me; All day I feel its soft, feathery turnings, its malignity.” ― Sylvia Plath, Ariel How the body moves shatters, into zillion specks of glass powered and brushed to its core but still every speck of it can pinch … Continue reading Out of Sync