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lying awake

a wait? await? a weight? de-sire, hyphenated and full of possibilities. the period of wait: pregnant – a time for pause that can turn life on its head and bring forth new lies and life. P.S: Linking as a real … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest

when life and  art mingle like a squishy tomato smattered and spreading live art on the wall, when life gives you the slip and lies its way to art, hangs out the window, bold and uncurtained, when you separate tradition … Continue reading

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30

oh, yes! oval is beautiful- gently smoothed, rounded, no rough edges, a charmer for sure, too eee- la!- zzz- tic for a mere zero. but what of the hooked, hawkish three? not that i want the oval to bloat up, … Continue reading

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Holes

Tears rolled down her sagging cheeks even as she kept rubbing at her already-reddened eyes. The story came out in bits and spluttering spurts, punctuated by little sobs here and there. “Thoday is your birthday this week. I wanthed to … Continue reading

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Spaces

in that space of t.i.m.e when breath pauses before life begins anew there is naked hope and sometimes, smothered despair.

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Plantern

A dozen Small white smiles Against the darkest Dark green: Life on my dry terrace- Frail and faint, Clingy and read- y-to-snap but intensely present.

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A Clip of Life

Twin saucers peeking out from under soft silk strands, a helpless clip dangling at the tip of those strands, purple with the effort of hanging on, just out of the safety of an upturned nose, quizzical lips half open, drinking … Continue reading

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flame: of the forest

yesterday, it was in bloom, the flame of the forest, bordering my window, billowing curtains of petals down, in showers hot and hue-some, patterning the ground in eccentric patterns of extreme ecstasy, blinking and winking, streaming bright orange-red dreams for … Continue reading

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one last time

would you believe me if i told you  i can ‘be’, ‘live’ without you or ‘e’ to bridge my gaps and help me talk to life?   would you buy me if i say i’m over you, shopping now in … Continue reading

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Baby’s world

my eyelids had refused to come unstuck and sleep the night before, even as i coaxed her to sleep, with an out-of-tune lullaby, my baby, about to start school, her first shaky step into her own world, of wail and … Continue reading

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