Tag Archive: love

Yellow Daydreams

Unlike everyone else who spends summers in beaches, I use the 40 degrees Celsius days drowning in the cold and dark abyss that is my own stream of consciousness. My mind is a generator… Continue reading

Why Wendy Why (Peter Pan’s Song)

Hello, my lost girl, how have you been? I hope you haven’t forgotten the boy I still am– the first who loved you, the first you loved back, the boy who loves you… Continue reading

2017 New Year Wish: I hope you find many beautiful things

It may be a little late for this, but here’s my new year wish: I hope you find many beautiful things– In yourself, in others, in whatever resembles happiness. So here’s to new travels, new… Continue reading

To that almost right person who just got the time wrong

To that almost right person who just got the time wrong, I’ve always thought love was all chains and various kinds of suffocation, but yours felt like that first glorious breath after drowning;… Continue reading

A Guide to Growing Up

  1. Don’t take school too seriously. There are so many more important things they don’t teach you in school. Like how do you comfort a person who’s lost a loved one? How… Continue reading

Today is Friday and I Love You

Today is Friday and I love you. It’s 4:21 am. The sun is still sleeping, but in my head you are awake and smiling. You make me write happy poems at 5:32am. I… Continue reading

On Breathing Hopes

Did you become everything we have always hoped to be? If yes, then I’m proud of you. If not, I forgive you. I forgive us..

Constellations and Rabbit Holes

In case we don’t chance upon each other, I promise to forgive you. And I’ll forgive me too. In case we don’t chance upon each other, this will remain true: more than stars and rabbits, I have loved you.

Love and Love Again

Trust that every heartbreak will lead you to the right places, the right people, the right chances.

The Ghost of the Seventh Lamp Post

Once upon a time… (Yes, let’s start the story with that. Why not? All happy endings begin with once upon a time anyway.) Let’s do it again, shall we? So once upon a… Continue reading

Smoke, Ashes, and Fireproof Spirits

It was midnight. Fifty firetrucks tried to save a lifetime’s worth of tremendous love, but they could not. Hush.  No, grieve. Grieve. The wailing sirens understand. Our cherished past is now only dust.… Continue reading

You Are Enough (A Response to Serge Gabriel’s “The Best Version of Myself”)

I know how it feels like to meet and exceed what was asked for, only to be loved with a love stamped with a Best Before.

Cheers

Some flowers and a bottle of wineFor all that is beautifuland all that is gone.

Away

  They were only a few hours away from home– from a great love that has gone wrong. Isn’t it more comforting to measure distance by comparing different time zones?

Poems for People (Part 1)

In celebration of the National Arts Month and Valentine’s Day, I asked my friends to help me love better what I’ve always loved most: poetry. The game’s pretty simple: give me a word… Continue reading