Drink 4 More Pills After 12 Hours

To my first child, Hello. First and foremost, I would like to apologise in advance since I know that I can't have you just yet. I bet you'd be beautiful. I know that you are. But this is not when I'll have you. You are not supposed to be the child who was conceived inside... Continue Reading →


10 Things I’ll Never Send You

Here's a list of all of the things I'll never dare send you I am so confused because I feel like we genuinely like each other but then sometimes you get so cold and I am not so sure if I have the right to ask you  if you're doing this on purpose-- if you're... Continue Reading →

Confirming Receipt

I am now receiving this message from you. You replied from the thread I started August of last year. You’re asking me if I still use Telegram. I reread and reread the words over and over again. I cannot believe it’s you. I cannot believe it took you almost a year to see that message.... Continue Reading →

I L—- You

I can still vividly recall how that night went. We were lying on your couch watching bad television. You were answering client emails on your laptop and I was staring at you. I was trying to get a clear map of your face-- every pore, every spot, ever crevice, I was trying to take all... Continue Reading →

Love’s Favourite

In a classroom where love is teaches– why am I love's favourite? I am that student who never fails to fail, to falter, to bend and to break. Why am I love's favourite to hate? When I have given all that I can give. My time, my self, my art, my soul, and yet I... Continue Reading →

Not Yet

I still get anxious every time I hear that same old ring tone. I can still see the flashes of their names, one after the other– Dj, Julia, Kaye, Rose, Khaye, Kris... And many others who came before me, who came with me and those who came after me. I can still remember how you... Continue Reading →

2 Minutes

I thought it was because I was wearing something tighter than usual. I removed my top and sat down. I stared at the unfamiliar ceiling, the grey walls and the floor. I don't know where I am. All I know is that this I'm in someone else's toilet. This is my new reality– the reality... Continue Reading →

La Verdad (The Truth)

And so it might be a little too much of a bad omen, but I shall start my year with an emotional purge. I forgot to write about that time last December 22, when I was riding the elevator down your building. I was holding back tears of retribution. My chest felt constricted. I can... Continue Reading →

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