I have learnt more about love from letting go than holding on Unwillingly so I have learnt that love, like matter, can neither be created nor destroyed The "law of conservation of love", if we may call it that Much like matter, I have learnt that love simply changes form From solid to liquid to… Continue reading What I have learnt about love
Tick tock Goes the clock The to-do list The only thing successfully done A disconnect Between my body and mind I shut my eyes Hoping for rest But my mind stays awake Racing and pacing I wake up Exhausted Tick tock Goes the clock My mind feels blocked Can't think straight In my heart there's… Continue reading About Burn Out- A poem
Mirror-mirror on the wall, Who is the fairest of them all? What is fair? let me know Is life really fair after all? Mirror-mirror on the wall, Shattered glasses on the floor No reflection to show my flaws "Fair" wont matter as I go Mirror-mirror on the wall, Can you reflect my inner glow? My… Continue reading Mirror-mirror on the wall,
Writing has always been an escape for me. In this unpredictable world where "life happens"; writing is one thing I feel I have control over. I decide when the sentence will end, which paragraph will follow, how it will flow and alot of other things. I am in control in that moment and it feels… Continue reading Let the pen flow; Let the pain go.
Rudy Francisco is one of my all time favourite spoken word poets. His delivery and emotions when reciting is very captivating and transcending. His written words are no different. They're nothing short of magical. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this collection of 125 Poems. The collection starts by referencing a line from an old familiar song:… Continue reading Book Review: I’ll Fly Away by Rudy Francisco
After reading home body, it is safe to say Rupi's brand is to offer literary hugs through her words. I know for a fact I will be re-reading her poetry collections through this year- her words are so relatable, easy flowing and crafted amazingly. after feeling disconnected for so longmy mind and body are finallycoming… Continue reading Book Review: Home Body by Rupi Kaur
[I write this poem with a spoken word tonation & imagery in my mind. I'm at a coffee cafe, reciting the words with a live jazz band covering the song that inspired this writing- Jessie Reyez's Before love came to kill us (embeded below). So as you read it, try and journey with me.. play… Continue reading Before love came to kill us.
The little girl in me is wounded, bruised from the many times she couldn't access the world she dreamed of. The little girl in me is insecure, from all the times she wasn't called beautiful or pretty or made to feel desirable. The little girl in me is lonely, from all the times she grew… Continue reading The Little Girl in Me.
This weekend, I tweeted about how Deaconess Adele was really preaching in her latest sermon otherwise called album Lol. One song off the sermon inspired the titling of this blog (is titling an actual word? lol I digress) ... To be loved I have been loved- deeply In unfathomable ways and words I have been… Continue reading To be loved