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

Do you know how it feels?

I have slashed my wrists and cut open my throat and sliced my heart in half enough times to feel how it feels the loneliness when it screams and scratches the inside of my throat and and pain forces its way out from the entrails ripping  apart my body and leading me to shreds and pieces to know … Continue reading Do you know how it feels?

Static

A stifled voice still mumbling but choked by memories in the numbed mind A mind deeply disturbed by the atrocities witnessed by eyes carved deep inside A pair of eyes gazing from emptiness in heart to nothing simply living an onerous plight A heart tired and burdensome seeking reprieve from the burdensome reality weaved by … Continue reading Static

Old shoes

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ---From an Irish headstone” Lying on the top shelf covered with layers of time still, has their character carrying their worries from moments of time They smiled when he slipped into them wilted when they left aged with the feet for … Continue reading Old shoes

Pain- A residue

“Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.” ― Bob Dylan Pain is a residue. Its an outcome of all the emotions, feelings, pain and anxiety. Whatever your body is feeling churned out altogether for it to cause a deep sensation. After you have been through a horrific, turmoil in your life..when you are … Continue reading Pain- A residue

Stay beautiful

I wrote this one when one of the days I was feeling low. Everything around me was bringing me down and I just wanted to feel happy. I needed something to cheer me up and something to keep me going through all the pain I was feeling around me. So I wrote this as a way to keep the heart stronger amongst all the sadness in the world.