You were not mine, but you were my favourite person. We shared secrets and futures and traded long talks for long distances as Life took us in different directions Somehow, we managed and somehow, I believed you were a fixture, permanently glued in my periphery and my heart. Superglue meant forever and you with your gifts […]

when someone says “i met someone”

Story-teller History lover Game changer. Cigarette stealer Frantic kisser Marvellous man. Tango dancer Horrid singer Big jazz bands. Blanket hog Kitchen snob Traveller’s soul. Couldn’t ask you to stay Wouldn’t ask me to leave, You understand I am poetry writer Smooth talker Rebel yells, Spur of the moment Last minute decisions Too bright smiles. Shy lover Prank plotter Drunky McGee. Contradictions Long distance […]

Love and Other Stories

I did my first public poetry reading a couple weeks ago. It was simultaneously the most exciting, liberating and nerve-wracking thing I’ve ever done. I’ve spoken in public forums, hosted investor meetings with men twice my age without blinking an eye. Yet this, reading a poem in public to a room of strangers was the scariest thing I’ve ever […]

Why Can’t We Stop Looking?

As a child, I began to realize that my nose only itched at times when I couldn’t scratch it. As a teenager, I began to understand the concept of our subconscious picking up on the subtle hints around us; the most obvious of hints that we miss because our minds simply gloss over them. The […]