On Divorce

The rainbow made way for the gloomy clouds The molehill unattended grew to be a mountain The flowers of desire fell dead on the ground Those assured happy endings, now, uncertain. All night, the phoenix laments on Clear about the ashes it wouldn't awaken from As the baby that is yet unborn Haunts the two … Continue reading On Divorce

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To A Grandfather I Never Knew

A half eaten packet of chips Lies open underneath the old ceiling fan A telephone ring at 3.30 am wakes us up A few muffled voices and a quick hug to confirm the news. A news broadcast and newspaper headlines To replace the heartbreaks. A large obituary And a necessary yet expensive funeral service To … Continue reading To A Grandfather I Never Knew