Life – With a pinch of salt

Everything passes. It has to. That's the beauty and tragedy of it.


He calls me after months of strained silence Wait. Did I say “call”? My bad. He texts me like a coward – two timid question marks. A nudge. A careful … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

More than just a number

They say “Age is just a number.” Don’t believe them. There’s more to the story than meets the eye. When people say “Age is just a number”, take it with … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

The dream I can’t have again

You’re an appendix of a kind. An awful aberration of my mind. A vestigial piece that doesn’t belong. A testimony to all that’s wrong. You’re of no real help to … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

The glorious inbetween

With the tender, young green leaves Nested in the warm womb of spring Yet to unfurl their faces to the air Tussling with the whiny winter breeze That resiliently clings … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

That fall…

That fall, it was her fall from grace When the leaves turned russet and gold She found she could wear more than one face And love, her heart could no longer … Continue reading

February 25, 2017 · Leave a comment


The way we make small talk when we meet Of the weather, the traffic, how our families fare. The stolen glances when the other isn’t looking And all the words … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Choco-chip cookies…

The bus rolled in sharp at five as usual and I got on, eager to get out of the chill. As I paid my fare and took my seat across … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment