Boat not stranded

She was a stranded boat, tethered by the shore. But her heart roamed free, With hopes of more. The whispering waves, told her many a tale, from far beyond. The waves withdrew, when she'd yearn for more. Sea glass and sea shells, sea breeze and sand- hers, she claimed them all. Acquiescing the shallows, buoyant … Continue reading Boat not stranded

The forgotten tree

Reaching out to the sky, like hands outstretched in despair, my naked branches encroach the frigid air above. Under the overcast bearing a bleak expression, my mind topples with burdens of angst. To the ruthless gales that sway me from side to side, I breathe hurried whispers of feisty words; perhaps they'd help me brave … Continue reading The forgotten tree


Walking through narrow sidewalks Day after day, it feels the same, Intuiting the same whispers, The side-ward glances, The silent cries of pain, Despite no two people being ever the same. Only for a fleeting moment I ask, Could this monotony be taken to task? Rhetorical as it may seem, Mechanically my feet still continue … Continue reading Walking


Could I leave my angst behind, Along the shoreline? As my bare feet kiss the gritty sand bed, With the tides having their arms outstretched, Is that my name that I hear? Or maybe it's the oceans whispering their pain; Am I meant to do the same in exchange? While we complain that the world … Continue reading Swell