A kiss or two maybe? Because things have been too mainstream lately? So you seek a twist to your skirt-hopping assignments and deem me worthy of some emotional torment? I’d say thanks for the ironic compliment Of you being attracted enough to attempt making me a wanton pet But what’s this!? Right now I’m choking … Continue reading What Do You Want Really?
The cry came without warning – the loudness of it, pierced the quiet of the night so sharply I had to depress the brake pedal of my car too quickly. The tires skidded and the car stopped; thankfully, no car was behind mine, but that cry – sharp and short, was troubling. I checked that the … Continue reading Conversations I: The Good ones, never were 
When Mr Odeki got to his door mouth to meet the door locked. He quickly recalled that his daughter had informed him earlier that she will be going to see a friend that afternoon. With his own key, he opened and entered. He was carrying a briefcase. He thanked God his daughter was not at … Continue reading Mind of Diamond (Part Three)
The sun that afternoon was burning with the fierceness of an angry deity. On such afternoons, taxi drivers were usually compelled to remain under it and work because that was when commuters cannot bear to trek even the shortest distance or even use motor bikes to their destinations. They preferred the taxis at such times … Continue reading Mind of Diamond (Part Two)
Oreva Odeki sat alone on the bed in their one room apartment. It was another of such a day again for her. She had silently referred to their condition of poverty as hell. She knew her father would not be happy to hear that from her because he had been doing his best; he wasn’t … Continue reading Mind of Diamond (Part One)
Tell me, O Compatriots, Tell me of heroes’ labour past That has indeed not been in vain. Tell me how many our fatherland have served With love or strength or faith For these entire have we wasted. Tell me how freely we’re bonded in peace For this in our lips declare, but heart deny. Tell … Continue reading Tell Me, O Compatriots