Could be us

You see these birds. This could be us. Floating in air without a fuss about what’s ridiculous. We would brush our pointy beaks, understand each other even before we would speak, and shit on people we didn’t like. I could teach you to spread your wings and aim to soar high. Together we would discover…

Shaken

My feathers get sharper in hurricanes, but I create troubles for myself in my brain. I’m notorious for seclusion, but when it comes to passion I’ve earned myself some fame. I fly up to the moon and fall back in rain. I’m locked in paradox; I have no one to blame. I dream of you…

Bicycle

I walked backwards, I did headstand, I mimicked, I juggled, did the private dance to make it interesting. I tried to understand your deliberate nonsense. I ate and swallowed my offense, and wriggled on your palm to keep it working. I did what I could. But I can’t, I can’t be the only wheel of…

World upside down

She ran behind ducklings. She had a heart of pulp. She had a face of heart. She had a purple tongue. She was a work of art. She was the princess of her town. She saw the world upside down. She loved Motordrome. She loved looping cars. She often made her face. She smelled old…

The Idea of You – V

Hold your peachy face in my hands. Rub my thumbs a little around your blush. Kiss you just a little so we both shudder, and trace the anatomy of your jawline and ears. Squeeze a little your neck in my grasp. Feel your smooth skin hiding hard collarbones. Draw one broken heart on your chest,…

Dreams of rain

My words, I write them on a leaf, and eat back again. It hurts, so much I don’t want to sleep, and wake-up again. Sweet love, I wish to choke you in your sleep, or pop your brain. So numb, I want to stick a knife in my throat, and feel the pain. Enough, I…

Blood between lines

I’ve been missing your malevolent taunts. It’s been, darling, a long time. The way you would say always nasty things when often my words rhymed. You would make fun of it when you’re with your friends. It would break me down, but I smile; the cycle never ends. Then I would burn my poems, and…

Too dumb to be important

We’ve always been hopeless, and now our usual blue, clamped overhead with gazillion thumbtacks, has fallen upon us like an enormous canopy. The pale blue, an overlooked wound, we were too proud to not have, spews us with some more gray. We’ve started to believe this canopy is too big too thick for us to…

A lot like coffee

An empty street devoid of any human, and a bitter coffee is enough to remind me of you. How are you? Enjoying solitude? Enjoying indoors? I assumed you lived on attention, but now that I know you’re still hanging in there, I feel proud of you. It’s not a joke that you’ve come this far,…

No

I say ‘no’; you say ‘yes’. I say ‘not now’; you say ‘oh, yes’. I say ‘wait’; you say ‘no’. I see your mouth, I say ‘okay’. I say ‘down’; you say ‘up’. I say ‘no’; you say ‘yes’. I say ‘but’; you say ‘up!’, I see your eyes, I say ‘okay’. I say ‘safe?’;…

A snippet from Together Never

It had been three days fighting the temptation. Despite normal handshakes, Neal didn’t touch Marisa, nor had an edgy conversation that could stir the allure and made him crawl toward her. The pain Marisa felt was not limited to her. It had also twirled around Neal’s abdomen. But unlike her, he had googled that it…

Introducing Lina

Lina is thin, like a supermodel who would go any length to maintain her waistline, like someone malnourished who would get barely one meal a day. I often tease, running my fingers down her ribs, counting those little speed-breakers, you are the prettiest skeleton I know, to annoy her a bit. Sometimes, she laughs on…

Telepathy

It’s difficult to comprehend the gist of my mood. Feels like I was sliced in half, and glued again. My nerves stitched down by someone naïve. I am little bit upset, but that’s insignificant. I lie next to you, close enough to feel your breath, but too far away to touch, as if my limbs…

Doomsday Fantasy

Caught in a doomsday fantasy as fear grabs me a little tighter a sweet twinge of pleasure turns death into a doting sweetheart. Prayers suck the air of my lungs, all hopes shake and wither, infected lover awaits at the door as I gasp and choke in my home. I cover my ears from his…

Static

It is 2 am, drenched in whisky and loneliness I sit at the rooftop. Fragments of our past pass through me, shattering the interior at molecular level. I feel like a satellite that got hit by a parade of solar-dust particles and cannot help but consume the impact and spin in frenzy circles as the…

Status Quo

Offer you a look from which you’ve spent a million years in dearth. Grab your neck, and smack you hard, so you would know your worth. Tear down your tethers in countless tatters. I should do all of that that matters, So you would fall out of your circumference. Spin you around on one leg,…