Soft night wrapped us deeply in her fold whole area changed to a garden of dreams. Tremor began like a snake’s movement darkness melts, our hearts leapt to throat, we rushed for shelter under the starry canopy, but hasty movements and trembling feet led us nowhere. Floor and ceiling crushed.
Pain, wailing and darkness churn in air some trees give in, house crash, electric flashes are blinding, in deafening sound and darkness faces are blurred, footsteps rushing around make us more hopeless. Pain and bleeding make me black I am out of all the senses.
I wake up in a hospital bed, unknown attendants, machines and medicines surround me. I can’t move my head but feel victims lie nearby. My feelings are self centered, ‘are they’ safe, are ‘they here?’ Fates of near and dear ones are not known, if time heals me, it will bring worries or joy, but now I’m dangling in a midway.
That night, Together we ate the forbidden fruit, With such a ravenous appetite, No sorrow, no regrets, Just smiles, Holding each other tightly, Like we’ll never let go, No one else mattered, Only we did. Day by day, Life seemed
Eerie sounds all around deep in the heart of the graveyard AFTER MIDNIGHT, shadows appear and seem to move, heartbeat like thunder in a state of fright, they’re coming from all around, I try to scream but can’t make a
Unfettered for a little while, I was catching the sleep visitor. It hurts when the dream ends and a poem starts. An eucalyptus, drinking lots of water, throwing the aroma incensing the air, I pick up the fallen seeds of
In this blood-watered land forms flow fluid as serpent becomes lizard, lizard becomes turtle, turtle become cicada, cicada becomes sea urchin, becomes sacred owl with onyx eyes In this soul-fed land fugitive figures fuse into each other, my breath becomes
I think of this sunthundered afternoon when spiderling superheroes in sandwich boards “6.99 Any Pizza” at crossroads wave at transport as it passes. Sunlight is too bright for you like that redhead in black gladiator sandals and little grey dress