Starting from scratch

Moving to Greece was a big deal. It meant I had to untie the many knots that kept me anchored to my city. It meant leaving people who meant a great deal to me. It meant leaving my comfort zone – my home for the past 19 years. It meant replacing what I knew with […]

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Impermanence

The subject of kids came up. “You don’t want any?” she had asked. “Likely not,” I had responded insensitively. Motherhood had never been a priority nor a life requirement for me. The biological desire comes in waves. But, the desire fades quickly when I remind myself of all the adventures I have yet to go […]

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Love is a verb

As per John Mayer’s “Love is a verb”, “Love ain’t a thing, love is a verb.” I’ve spent countless lonely holiday seasons looking back at some of the expensive gifts that were bought to me from men that “loved” me. The gifts were never given from the heart but from the system that claimed this […]

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The Eel part 1

You were a sharpened knife Ready to carve Short and quick Coward to the bone    At devil’s reach  I became raw meat Burst of cries and lies An eel came to kiss me I raided the closet Never to return I drove home once Accidentally I sat on a park bench Transiently  Craving for […]

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