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pens tapping on the wooden desks click click click crumpled up sheets of paper sharp nails across the surface of books whispers and nudges and silent moans thumping fists on the table the ticking of old clocks counting down the inevitable tick tick tick frantic scratching of the pens across sheets the overwhelming smell of…

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…

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…

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…

Lost

Everytime I try to persuade myself To soothe my frantic mind Trying to convince me that all my troubles will go And that we’ll be normal again My silent woes backfire onto me And I get reminded of everything I couldn’t be A good daughter, a good friend, a good student I let the world…