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The U-Turn Could Have Come Earlier

  Rains lashed onto my bare back as I scooped up her fragile frame and carried her out of the car. Perhaps, she’d passed out, she couldn’t endure the pain she’s suffered. Perhaps, she just pretended to be asleep. Never wanted to face the reality. Never wanted to see the man who left her alone … Continue reading The U-Turn Could Have Come Earlier

EvenFall

Chapter One “The Red King” Bathed in the soft glow of the Half Moon, Salekuodi’s feet barely made a sound as he slowly walked down the cold stone steps of the Palace Hallway, A sheepskin Mantle with three Tassels at each end Hanging over his Massive shoulders as he moved purposefully towards his destination. The … Continue reading EvenFall

Unraveling: Final Episode

Let’s meet on a plain field Where sunshine doesn’t ruin the feel Let’s meet outdoors Baring emotions outwards Let’s meet for old times Starting again not on borrowed times Let’s meet with substance Our wounds healed, our minds right Let’s meet with a level head Man and woman basking clear Let’s meet and deliberate And … Continue reading Unraveling: Final Episode

Unraveling ep15 of 16

She sat there, once, twice gazing tentatively Trying to recollect a time When memory was like a glass of Amarula Sweet and intoxicating She sat there and found none Her mind and body had become numb Her soul floats in a sea of calmness All energy from years of pain dissipated Leaving behind a hollow … Continue reading Unraveling ep15 of 16

Unraveling ep14 of 16

I am amazed at the grace I received Grace that brought glory days I had perceived Alternatively still, my faith had grown On words I had known Still I toil from morn to morn To love myself and those that mourn For grace persist to right my wrongs The love I’ve lived, the bad or … Continue reading Unraveling ep14 of 16

Unraveling ep13 of 16

The pressure of holding back pain Coursed through her, weakening her veins Her eyes slithered at the sound of her voice Her words never left stuck somewhere in between She wanted to plunder, not plow Yet she watches her and never grows Leah came awake with a start, shooting up in her bed. For a … Continue reading Unraveling ep13 of 16

I said ‘My Forever’

We spoke about virtually everything, from the colour of our underwear down to the sound of our breathe. It was almost impossible to hide anything from each other, we were like soul sisters. We had too much to talk about , so much that there was really no time to talk about anyone in our … Continue reading I said ‘My Forever’

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‘Unaware’- 6

Previous Post: Read Here,  Episode 1 : Click Here.   Enjoy The sun shone hot and bright with no mercy for the humans that occupied the part of the earth where Tayo stayed. He had not realised the weather was so hot as he had been indoor all morning and had no reason to step out … Continue reading ‘Unaware’- 6

Unraveling ep12 of 16

In surviving, he fought In loving, he fought In dreams, he fought For her, he fought. Now he fights For lies and brutal truths For as a man who demons distress He fights with every breath and strength The crickets punctuated the dark silence with their chirps. Fireflies made their rounds, swerving in circles, glowing … Continue reading Unraveling ep12 of 16

Unraveling ep11 of 16

This time I will approach her Say those things I have held back This time I will conquer it For heart is heart, no fearing it Love’s only pain is unrequited Love’s gentle flow if always felt This time I will approach her Her eyes did twinkle when I smiled This time I will conquer … Continue reading Unraveling ep11 of 16

Unraveling ep10 of 16

I can feel the warmth of his breath His hand and their sweat His body is hard, hard in all places Including his heart I can feel his edges Edges and his scoffs His smell is gripping, sweat smell intoxicating My senses are dwindling, My defenses breaking I hope he can feel mine too See … Continue reading Unraveling ep10 of 16

Unraveling ep9 of 16

When the heart beats at nothing but itself, she wonders When the belly twitches for nothing in particular, she wonders When the shivering starts and the weather isn’t chilling, she wonders When the life seems devoid of plan or purpose, she wonders On whose path is she treading? What does she long for A snippet … Continue reading Unraveling ep9 of 16