Splendour of Pink

My older cousin had a music box - the most beautiful music box I had ever seen; cream white with golden edges and embellished with pink roses. Every time I’d open that elegant instrument I’d be enchanted by the slow twirls of an exquisite ballerina dancing to a soft melody, and I myself would float... Continue Reading →


Independent Variable

“There are many things he didn’t know about the way he makes me feel, even though I tell him that I love him, and I tell him why I love him everyday. But I can’t seem to really express the immensity of that love or stitch it all together into one satisfying word. Love doesn’t... Continue Reading →

You. Always You.

◦ Before you ◦ Time was a foeAll my tears were shedMany nights I prayedEndlessly wondered whenRightfully so… I was not ready then ◦ Until you ◦ Took my handAnd kissed my foreheadMade me forgetEvery heartacheRendering my love to you…always.   ❧❧❧❧❧❧ You're all that I see when I close my eyesYou're all that I... Continue Reading →


You once told me that rivets are used to hold two metal plates together...permanently. You said that the only way to separate the two pieces is by breaking them. ❧❧❧❧❧❧ He looks at her and he sees the sun but you swear that her smile resembles the moon You tell me you know what a... Continue Reading →

Hide and Seek

“Close your eyes and count to ten. When you’re finished, you have to come find me” “What happens if I don’t?” “Then we’ll both come back here and we’ll start again.” ❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧❧   I went to your house looking for you, to tell you I’m sorry. I must’ve knocked ten times at your door before... Continue Reading →

Promise Me Tomorrow

They laid in bed and turned to face each other with mournful eyes recognizing that every blink reduced the time they had together. She tried to hold back the tears but the glint in her eyes revealed despair that she had tried so very hard to conceal with a smile. But the way he looked... Continue Reading →

Silver lining

“There it is” I think, as I look into the hazel eyes of the man I love. There it is; that fleeting glimpse of sadness that rests in his eyes before he smiles at me and then breaks the silence. I know that look. I’m all too familiar with it…  I have it too. It... Continue Reading →

1,500 km

  “The space between your fingers is the only distance between us”   We closed our eyes and sat in silence and in the absence of words, I felt you closer Your lips came to orbit the curves of my body until the sun and the moon bent before us When I opened my eyes,... Continue Reading →

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