Dear Grim Reaper

You have been by my side loyally throughout the years At conception, there came the ultimate question: save me from what would be or let me go gracefully. Torn between wrong and wrong I came and nearly killed the only one who loved me. I…

Dear Brother cum Friend

I know I drive you crazy, You too, sometimes are fussy… To me, you still are my li’l baby You know we both are choosy, Cheer up and take it easy.. I am sorry, I say frankly!! So do mummy and daddy! No matter how…

Hour Eighteen

How to make chai (tea)?   Take a pot fill it with water   half full show your optimism   Put the pot on the stove on the medium flame of agony   Add tea leaves— all black equal to the number of lovers Charlie has…

When I Told Him

“I need space.” He stepped back. Farther and farther Until he disappeared. He didn’t understand My need for inner space Inner peace Peace and quiet Space. I need space. Space for love, not As distance between I want to share and hold To touch To…

#18 Circus Acts

I never liked the lions or the trainer cracking his whip Maybe it was because they were too scary I think it’s because I sensed the violence. I never liked the elephants riding the ladies around in their feathers Maybe it was because they were too…

Peace

Silence That’s all I hear Darkness That’s all I see I want to speak But there aren’t any words left Is this what they call To be at peace?

A Table for Two

At a table for two At the far end of the bar I sit alone, Thinking of you. At a table for two I drink my scotch neat And think Of what I would say. At a table for two It doesn’t seem fair To…