Category Archives: melancholy

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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Winter is Dead

Cover of leaves Swaying outside the window As my mind sways Inside. The wind on my face is soft And tousles my hair ever so gently. The lone thrush calls out plainly And stops to listen when I mimic it. … 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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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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Remembrance of Smells Past

Remnants of strong autoimmune pains from last night haunted me As I hurried to cover the lateness to work this morning. Absent-minded and dragging my feet through the chaos, I reached out to grab a bottle Of an old perfume … Continue reading

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