All that I’m not-

I know- I am not radiant like the sun, Nor startling like lighting, eye catching like a rainbow, Loud and proud like the thunder. I’m just a girl Who’s taken too long to realize, everything she needs, she’s had within her, Right from the start, To surf through life’s storms, And emerge at the finish …

sticks n’ stones.

It wasn’t just one experience, it was a multitude of them. One after the other like the crash of a carefully assembled dominos cards; in succession. I slid slowly and then rapidly, hitting a few bumps along the way, like I wasn’t already on my way to the bottom. And I learnt on that downward …

acCustomed Culture

Culture definition: the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations b :  the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; c :  the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an …

The void 

Movement... Cup after cup Feeling still, The same. Conversation filling the room, Lips moving, Bass bumpin, Cup tiltin' Silence within the eyes Lust lurks the room and all I see is, Blank.... Talk to me, I won't talk back. In my zone, enjoying the void As the world keeps spinning, I play the background Bass …

Restless

Some nights I am- Drowning in my own soul, Words are rushed into my skull voice silent more than ever before They told me about the sticks and stones I questioned if those words ever really hurt me, especially the ones left unsaid. With closed eyes I try to shut it out My head turned …

My Dearest Father,

The tired look on his face Dirt on his hands, face and feet Weary and beat just to bring home a plate to eat I could tell he wished for more; More opportunity More privilege More power. An alien in some eyes, A criminal in their streets, A poor man discriminated for what they perceived …

More of me.

I wasn’t always like this you know, she remarked softly, as if speaking to No one in particular. I used to be fun, at least that’s what I’ve been told. I used to have friends, I even used to make jokes, laughable ones too. It was great to be the joker and the life of …