Inside the Poetic Mind.

“Paradise is not a place; its a state of consciousness.” – Sri Chinmoy What inspires me to write is my urge to explore. From exploring my thoughts that seem to never sleep, to the world and the vast mysteries it holds just waiting to be discovered. Truly my mind is an ever changing cycle of…

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Tornado In The Leaves

Small spirits In the leaves Excited as children On christmas eve.   Why stay, Why not leave? This broken earth Where people grieve? _________________ This poem is actually based on a superstition. When I was young, I pointed out a pile of leaves that where swept off the ground twirling in the shapes of little…

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Life through a Kaleidoscope

“The truth is nothing.”- Bahvesh Chhatbar Remember when you were a child and you would stare into a kaleidoscopes with fascination?  I do. It’s funny how a simple instrument could invoke such feelings of awe and wonder. After all they were just tubes filled with pieces of coloured glass and mirrors. Just by a slight…

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New Year

This year ends with sweet hellos.   And gentle goodbyes. Its funny how fast, the time flies.   Quickly gone, In the blink of an eye. But don’t you ever, stop and ask why.   *Picture of me*

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3 Things I learned about Love

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always, one more time.” – Maya Angelou 1. Love Rejuvenates  To love, is to allow oneself to be vulnerable. To allow yourself to confine and surrender to someone with the underlying fear that it could all be thrown back in your face. But you take a chance anyways.…

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Hollow

Her inner essence glowed Like her first words Stripped you out of breath Into something hollow.   You didn’t catch her Now she’s cold. One this concrete floor Where you first met. A.Adams  

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Letter to Coloured Women

Dear Coloured Woman, Just know you are not alone. Just know when you look into the mirror, I too wish to be cloned in bone slick hair and maybe a lighter skin tone. But that was a few years ago. See, I am no longer the person I was forced to be. When I look…

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