YOU: A Poem

You can’t stand the silence, And yet, you vow to be My savior, my guardian, my ecstasy. My faith lies in the belief That you’ll always be Like a “dear diary” entry I could always keep. You can’t endure your pain And yet, you let me let you in On all my painful little secrets…

Time to Walk Away: A Poem

Love, we were meant to fall apart… Didn’t you read what the scribes etched for us In those wretched manuscripts? Didn’t you see what was right in front of you While I wasted away? I had always believed that I had shattered you, Always wondered how I had damaged you. And now, look at me……

Scarred Love: A Poem

He had loved her for years But he had never before seen the scars, No one really had, Because no one perceived the farce. So when he stroked her palm And made his way up to her wrist, She winced and trembled As he realized his ignorance. He could never really see Through her palpable…

Playing Pretend? : A Poem

Can the world stop turning just for me? Can they all stop breathing for a moment? Can I listen to the sound of my dilapidated soul And find something just a tad kindred? Have you ever believed in miracles? Have you ever experienced pain? Truth be told, I’ll be titled a liar If I said…

Mirage: A Poem

How will I ever know if this is real or not? How will I ever believe that I’m alive? It seems like every day brings me closer To the realization that this is all a lie. – Rubani Kaur   Photography Credit: Unknown

The Inception: A Poem

I asked you, ‘How did this begin? When did we enter this World of Marvels? How did we cross the Canyon of Facades? Where did we leave our broken masks?’ You smiled a little, that’s what I believe, And scoffed at your obliviousness. ‘I remember my curiosity got the best of me, So I approached…