If we don’t push ourselves hard enough for the race ahead, we’d be crushed in the stampede that followed.
Life isn’t a Jane Austen novel and I’m not a doting protagonist.
In two months, this blog turns six years old. And yes, I’m as surprised as you are.
I’m about as violent as the pastel shades used to color something pure and beautiful.
I can’t forge happy endings, but I refuse to be the sad story that my poetry recites.
I held a wilting flower in my hand
as it told me how I inspired it to die.
A hollow emptiness resonated with the silence of relief.
We found romance, between secondhand books that, once smelled like love.
What more should I pay, to claim back what’s rightfully mine?