An inspirational poem for those looking for “the” sign.
Today, reverse discrimination is one of the most powerful castiest force around, especially in the form of preferential policies aka affirmative actions. Ingrained deeply into the educational system and workplaces, the policies have begun to act to preserve inequality than alleviate or eliminate it.
Shrill and loudSounds every man’s words,Every woman’s laughter, And, every child’s play. Such galling soundMusic to some ears,Symphony to others’.For me, a trying a mayhem. Wishing to be a homehoundSlumping in silence,All by myself.But, nay! As I reach the house,I listen to a hundred,A thousand, a million sounds Gushing into […]
Every morning when she wakes up Rubbing her eyes, she saunters in the house Half dreaming, half thinking, she walks Snapping fingers at her yawning mouth. Awake and ready for work, Aiming to be rich, She walks down the street Driven by wealth as beggars are by itch. Women stare […]
Unblushed is a poem about aiming high, setting bigger dreams, striving for more, and wishing for an abundant life without regrets.
Querencia The place where one’s strength is drawn from; where one feels at home; the place where you are your most authentic self. The verb, “queer” means to desire. Querencia is a favorite spot, fondness. There are gazillion stars in the sky A moon to desire Sun to bath […]
Asmanjas is a poem about letting life take its course while observing how the less ideal situations turn out to be better than the perfect ones.
I wander around in my flip-flops Wondering about the world And myself As I pass by people and places. Wondering what was all of this In the era of black and white. Trying to Google it Him, then and now City, then and now. I watch TV Debates […]
I know he’s here Hiding in the cellars of my rib cage In the spaces between my vertebrae Glued to my muscles And every ounce of my blood. Doubt. “Mors Tua Vita Mea” He hisses, slithering through my flesh “Mors Tua Vita Mea” He repeats, seated in a dark corner […]
In a world That shouts and screams “Hustle! Hustle! Hustle! Do not be ashamed Of giving yourself time Lay back and chill. Staying in a family That expects and dreams Shelter! Food! Financial muscle! Take time and start late Without it feeling like a war crime Lay back and […]