Reclaiming Our Pieces: Wattpad Novel

‘Reclaiming Our Pieces’ – a romance novel I’ve been working on – is being uploaded on Wattpad. Without the lovely support I have received here on WordPress, I never would have thought of putting my work out there for the world to see. So thank you all so much. And since it is here that I began, I would love for you guys to check it out.

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Forged in Elements: A Poem

I was born on a rainy day and I’ve been crying ever since. I got my father’s obstinacy and my mother’s morality, and maybe even the rain couldn’t help leaving a parting gift within me, one that makes me come back to my roots every single time. And no matter how much I let myself…

Empty Lighters

…his smile is like a spark igniting into flames, a speck of light becoming a constellation. My exhausted mind wants to touch his lips to see whether they will set me on fire and lift me into the night sky like I wish they would. But my fingers remain empty lighters waiting to be refueled.

When I Fall: A Poem

I tried to hope in the form of carrying my burdens with me. Behind drawn curtains I chipped my pain away, flaking the skin that I knew to make something not mine grow. Instead day by day recognition left me. A husk. Blame my powerlessness, blame my sins. But no matter the hurricanes I leave…

Before I Fell: A Poem

Was yesterday better? Did I know I would make it till today? Did I wish I wouldn’t? It used to be I couldn’t sleep, Now it’s more like I don’t want to. Do you? How do you? Is there a firefly living in your mind, Brightening up when things seem bleak? My mind is filled…

How I Fell: A Poem

She said I was a fighter, That I’d conquer my afflictions, That my wounds don’t make me powerless, That they fuel my conviction. For lies told a million times over Begin to seem lifelike, So feed your fire with a lifetime supply of lies And maybe life will begin to seem lifelike. There are butterflies…