A Cursed Desire

You want it so badly, you chase it.  You pray for it. You think about it 24x7.  You decide on what you'd do if you got it.  But in your head you know you won't get it, and you've already made your peace with it.  And yet, deep down a voice inside tells you to …

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The Sleepless Night

  Just a winter morning Waking me up wrongly at three or four, My mind the only brightened thing In this darkened house.   I wake up from my bed Turning to my spot at the window, Leering outside on the empty street Pondering on the kind of day it has been.   Recollecting all …

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The Reunion

A collection of people I literally grew up with, And suddenly in that midst when the reality hit. Its been 7 years since I last saw this bunch, A group I used to spend time with everyday till lunch.   From sharing benches, classrooms and busses, To sharing secrets, pains and crushes. From collectively hogging …

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The First Time

Your smile makes me smile, Your laugh makes me laugh. Your eyes are enchanting, You make my thoughts seem daft.   Since the day I first laid eyes on you, My feelings grew and grew. In that first conversation, my knees clicked and clacked, And those butterflies flipped and flapped.   And as I spill …

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The soul twin

Gorgeous smiles with the cleanest heart, With that awesome yoga bod that sets her apart. The loveliest voice and the most contagious laugh, Hogging on greens like a healthy giraffe.  Gifted with the most talented hands and a creative mind, Patient enough to teach art to the blind. Carefully making cartoons and spreading countless smiles, …

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The Road Trip

Seldom taking the solitary way up the road, Finding a contradictory comfort in the radio static aboard. Or grab your people and make a move, Blast some music and dance and groove.   Move at dawn before the birds start to chirp, Bring along a coffee or smoothie to slurp. Away from the concrete jungle …

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The one I call Yoda

She’s not the shade of olive green, Nor three feet tall or super lean. But in many ways a teacher to whom I go, Teaching me life lessons and helping me grow.   She’ll be found gazing through a window, Or working in front of a screen. Sipping on the coffee she so happily brews, …

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