Category Archives: Emotions

No Respite

Just another ordinary day. You’re in a land far away. I wait by the phone Thinking I might receive a call But, all I ever hear is the Distant sound of a squall, Beating down the window panes. You chose … Continue reading

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Crash & Burn

I’d heard your voice at the other end of the line. And in that very first instance, My heart had sunk. I knew that an inexplicable connect Ran through our veins. I could hide from you, but I could never … Continue reading

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Moulting

Sunset skies, a dash of drama, Splashing a palatte of water colours on the horizon. An early Spring evening turns palpable As twilight streams out through the clouds. Eucalyptus trees swing in the wind. A flock of cranes follow an … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart

It is the last day of the year. I lie in bed watching the shadowy length Of the winter sun intertwine and flicker Like a vintage movie being projected on the wall. It tricks the mind much like the year … Continue reading

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Lessons in Taking

I remember as a little girl I overfed the gold fish. It died. I was heartbroken because I did not know what I had done wrong. I thought I must go on giving endlessly. Growing up, I had to relearn … Continue reading

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Dawn

Dawn flickers High above the trees As I stand from my window watching. The air is heavy With thunder and insects The stillness is broken by the parakeets chirping. The rain tree glistens With last night’s downpour Puddles abound in … Continue reading

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On Days Like These

The oppressive summer wraps its heat around me with its tenacious tentacles. It chokes me with a blanket till I struggle to break for air. She reminds me a bit of how Love can be sometimes. It is supposedly beautiful. … Continue reading

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