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Winters

For one from the lush green tropics,The bare white cold was oddly familiar-Like a remembrance of the old and faintA wisp of a thing, fleeting yet realLike a memory of the immortal soulAnd not of young mind, not from this … Continue reading

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The Winding Path Home

The trick is in learning how to turn it off.Not watch the clock hand ticking,Nor check for messages to be readOr wait by the phone, willing it to ring!Good things take time, their own sweet time,Wait in your heart, in … Continue reading

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Ghosted

My feet slipped a little; the heels slidIn the little nooks on the cobbled pathThe fresh snow quick and nimble,Covered my steps: I was never here!The passerby barely glanced back, With the merest of double-takesAlmost indiscernible to myopic eyesAlmost. Except … Continue reading

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strengths

I need no gifts, no new words, No assurances you can’t give I need no tomorrow- No promises of no sorrow I don’t need you to be here- A warmth, arms to enfold And shoulders to rest, Or a thought, … Continue reading

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Shadow dancing

One look here, and another glance there Gauge, measure that soaring intensity, Is it just me, or is it you as well? Trepidations hope, heartbeats in sync Or, do they beat out of tandem? A soft brush there, a warm … Continue reading

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home

At the end of the long, tiring road, Waited for me, the wide, open arms. Hastily hidden salty tears mingled With glowing, spontaneous laughter, As your arms encircled and enveloped I close my eyes, peaceful; home, at last. N.B. It’s … Continue reading

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Survivor

Through the mire, she dragged On her elbows and knees, Her battered, bruised self Bleeding, ragged and ravaged. Scathing words dealt blame, Told her, to dress better Entice and allure lesser- Be less human, less female. Cast down eyes cast … Continue reading

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