real

you shut you brain and you just carry on. what else are you supposed to do when the world won’t shut up about how you still have 79 pages of psychology to cram into your brain and the dusty keys of the keyboard won’t stop screaming your name? the skies fall onto your soul as…

Ranting about educational institutions

dip the brush into the void on my wrist thick strokes of babble and unintelligible words onto a paper that determines the future stare at their glossy eyes and witness the cracking facade you will not bully us into being silent. she takes her last breath and she plunges the sword into the heart of…

toxic

best friends? I bleed for you lovers? poetry flows through my veins strip me of all my dignity lay me bare on the floor mock my flaws as my awed eyes tear up a minion I’m a minion just another fool who couldn’t look away make up your mind, I scream love me, I scream…

solitude

silent conversations and blind glances for the strangers in a room the souls of the deceased flutter about; excited tones and choking embraces love is a forgotten term red only refers to blood now hearts only meant to circulate a flawed monotonous routine trapped by our own fragile self esteems stand beside the grave and…

maybe, not

forbidden look at me and pluck out your eyeballs what is it that you desire? outstretched fingers graze your clenched fist a scarcity of love unfurls in my chest and salt outlines your face a ghost of a red scar right across your cracked fa├žade heartaches in abundance and torn gashes stare at you bloodshot…

what to do

do I let myself live with the overwhelming thoughts of her undeniable beauty perpetually flowing through my veins? or do I snap myself out of this never-ending reverie and start looking for better ways to spend my time? play the keyboard? football? swimming? should I look at the clouds and paint a pretentious self-portrait with…

the first

the sky wore a gray shroud of fluffy clouds the howling winds whispered into my ear the chivalrous sun took a bow and walked off the stage and i leaned against the window. i slid the heavy curtains open to look at the new world a new world dressed in subtle shades of gloom and…

In another universe

In another universe, I’m a dictator ruling over a small country located in the extreme corner of the world People shrink even as they think of my power and all that I’m capable of I don’t just influence the rules, I make them all on my own In another universe, I’m a broken father bent…

Abomination

Help me! He shrieks from the other end of the telephone line Slogans of hatred make their way out of his sore throat Heavy sobs heave out of his body and force themselves into my mind I’m not an abomination! He whispers from the other end of the telephone line A monotonous stream of promises…

Colors ||

Blue was the color of our faces when we screamed at our tormented souls to be strong Crimson was the color of our skins when we demanded the world to show us happy corners Grey was the color of our eyes when the dreary sky manifested clouds hung oppressively low White was the color of…

The End

Thunderstorms clapped their lightning upon the world and the raindrops that fell on our roofs were stained crimson The ground shook and we felt tremors, stumbling over our own footsteps and doomed by our own souls The apocalypse stomped over our fragile vessels and we tumbled into the wide crevices lining our narrow paths The…

Social Anxiety

What are you even afraid of? Go on, step out of your comfort zone! Do more of the things that scare you! You’re a big girl now, aren’t you? What I am, Is a victim of social anxiety Every stare that falls on my fragile soul scars Every whisper that floats to my ear scalds…