Ignorant Heart

Years of life given in the blitz of loveSweltering in your arms, my heart encasedProtected and in comfort it was heldWhen all else seemed to fade away, you stayed. Under a myriad of stars, each night adoredIntertwining branches of an oak, stood mightyTwo constants in time with sweetness of wordsHeld together by currents in anContinue reading “Ignorant Heart”

Love Made Me Do It

I was running. Running so fast I could barely feel my breath as it entered and left my lungs. Running so fast that my head throbbed with blood and made my vision foggy. “What have i done?”I lay flat on the ground, the wetness on the street seeping through my clothes and cooling my back.Continue reading “Love Made Me Do It”

The Final Lesson Of My Youth

You knew there was hope in these watersI felt like I couldn’t feel a thingThe world was growing all around meI had no idea what to do Patting my hair, holding my handsWhat took you away from me, I can’t understandGod knew that I needed you hereProtecting my innocence and fear And as things wouldContinue reading “The Final Lesson Of My Youth”

Real World

All I can hear is the ticking of the clockTick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock.If it were a Tell Tale Heart and I was PoeI’d rip the floorboards up for it to stop.He’s staring at me still, he hasn’t moved for a whileShouting at him to wake up, to face the world.A scary world withContinue reading “Real World”

A Life that’s good

At the end of the day, Lord, I pray I have a life that’s good. I am half Mauritian by background, and I have always been so proud of that. People always asked “what are you mixed with?” and came up with suggestions like Spanish or Italian based on my look and name I suppose.Continue reading “A Life that’s good”

My darling niece

My darling niece. She looks up at me with pondering blue eyes. Confused and comfortable in one look. “Her face is sort of right, but its not mummy” she thinks. So there she goes, concerned, Her face scrunching and then softening like she’s making up her mind. A soft voice reaches out to her fromContinue reading “My darling niece”

Turmeric Tea

Turmeric tea. It’s time for me to turn around, Turn around and see Turn around and be Someone different or someone changed. Make believe Show me a way to take it all away Away so that I can be someone else A different personality Hold on Is this what you want? To love yourself asContinue reading “Turmeric Tea”