When the city slept, I wrote in my diary as if I was writing to you, not knowing if my words would ever reach you. I cried myself to sleep every night just to wake up to a reality that was more...
The sun was defeated as the moon rose,
The streaks of sunlight gleamed close,
Climbing over walls with barbed wire fences,
Steep stairs and stained elevators,
His mind itched to remember something, something lost down the back of a sofa, a copper penny just out of his reach.
I have evaded wreaths of venomous, moving flowers that have invaded the dilapidated manor, writhing and sliding up and down the walls like snakes, ready to strike any moment. I had to tread...
I got drowned; drowned, in the serene ocean waves of my eternal sleep.
The water, so dark and so deep;
As I burn through my twenties at a nauseating speed, the thought that I will die alone creeps in softly, stretches, and curls into a tight ball like a sleepy kitten, and claims my heart as its...
It was 7:40, and he’s been waiting on the other side of the glass, waiting for a certain routine to fall into place, a disassembled camera long forgotten on the counter: a minute till his father...
I saw a veiled widow yesterday, walking through the corpse road, distant, but the veil was beautiful. She buried a ring, I saw it, it shone, maybe diamond I can’t differentiate,
Do you ever get afraid of yourself?
Terrified that your wicked will take over your conscious,
You walk a star-covered path leading you nowhere,
You think you’re no closer but you’re nearly there.
Street vendors whirl across their neatly kept plastic wrapped pickles, ridding them of flies and moths, covering them from unforeseen dust-storms, awaiting their customers but no one arrives.
He sleeps on his side, on his right side, to be specific. On the nights the excruciating pain on his right shoulder numbs him, he