The Fault in My Heart: A Poem

I ripped out my heart to see what was wrong, To find the faults of that scarlet pump. I scrutinized and examined and tore it to pieces, Only to find that my heart was but a blend of traces. They warned me not to go too far, “If you lose your way, you better stay…

The Walls Between Us: A Poem

There is a wall between us, One that can’t be broken. And as I bang against the glass with my fists I realize what has been forsaken. My voice won’t reach you, Your gaze won’t meet mine, Our words won’t be heard, Those memories won’t shine. I glare at my shattered palms, Red as red…

Puddle Jumping: A Poem

We were in the playground, Just a couple of sixteen-year olds. They told us we were grown-ups, We believed it, too. But I guess, it was too grave, This assumption for me was too unbelievable. I was an actual grown-up But I didn’t want to be anymore. So this weird idea arose in my head…

“OKAY”: A Poem

Why do I chase after pain? Or is it pain that chases after me? This is my unsung predicament, A weapon that strangles my glee. I wonder if something is wrong, so I Look for a diagnosis to analyze me. But Google, Wikipedia, Even Psychology Today, They all tell me I’m perfectly “okay”. Strange word,…

Will They Remember?: A Poem

I breathe in the air every day, I soak in the beauty of the universe, I let the world engulf me As I hear the sound of the swallow’s verse. I know I’ll forget how it feels When the sun wakes up from its slumber. My memories will be put to rest And I’ll be…