The Strands of Love

Have you ever experienced that fluid moment when you seem to merge with your surroundings Your breath sings along with the wind Your gaze flows with the river Your mind sways like the branches of a tree on a hot summer day and the light seems to be coming out of You? Your soul experiences…

To My Skies

Bow to self or get destroyed in love? The choice of every breath Is it my mind blabbering? or is it You whispering? I cannot know I want to be lost in these uncertainties and never return But this container, roots itself to the ground while my soul expands like the sky Like light that spreads…

The White Flower

The day he gave me a white flower and wished upon me its beauty Beauty that makes it to the lover’s hair Beauty that makes a child squeal with delight The beauty in braveness of putting itself out there not knowing how long the bloom will last. The beauty of vulnerability of being plucked, of…

To Omran

How do I look at you? how do I look away? You little boy, wiping blood off your face and not knowing what it is. I am trying to numb myself. I don’t want to see, because when I look, you pull me into that van and I have to look into your big eyes,…

What good amid these, O me, O life?

“ We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love…….these are what we stay alive…

My Struggle

What do you want? You give me a mind to reason, and a soul to experience and I struggle between this uncertainty and reasoning The mind rejects, but the soul knows Will there ever be harmony? Contradiction will teach me, what acceptance couldn’t but I will have to forsake my sanity I counsel one, and…

A Few Ticks of Time

I don’t know since when, but we constantly remain in a state of waiting, of yearning for something. we are all in a hurry. we seems to have always been. In a hurry to grow up, to get your degree completed, to finish doing the dishes, to marrying off your children. but in all this,…

Living in the Greys

There is black, there is white, n then there is this enchanting Grey that keeps shifting its shades. It appears pretty later in life. When we are little, we get very well defined classifications of black n white from our parents in everything we do. There is seldom an in-between action that isn’t categorized as…