First date unplanned, surprisingly it went well L+A

His right leg kept bouncing nervously under the table when he grabs his phone once more to check out the time. His screen reads 8:43 which means that Andrew has been sitting at this table for almost an hour now. Almost an hour of him waiting like a fool. The waitress came up to ask if he was ready to order yet, while people were … Continue reading First date unplanned, surprisingly it went well L+A

Coffee date

what happened to those coffee dates? Where we used to sip from our cuppas sharing comfortable silence…the air loaded with anticipation of what’s to come next. How innocently we used to apologize when our knees brushed under the table. We apologized like nervous schoolchildren.Sharing few words, nothing fancy. Those longing stares, which we didn’t know what they could develop into. I enjoyed your company, you … Continue reading Coffee date

The Schism of Mind and Heart by Sana Afreen Book Review

  Do you ever start reading a book assuming that the title will be largely metaphorical… but then it turns out that the book is indeed in large part about The Schism of Mind and Heart, the conflict between our heart and mind. I was enthralled by Sana’s unique voice and couldn’t wait to find out all of her words in this gem of a … Continue reading The Schism of Mind and Heart by Sana Afreen Book Review

I’d rather be some other place, a poem close to my heart

Sparkling eyes and tender flesh are shielded From the world in a tight hug. A photograph captures my father’s love. Gentle waves come home to shore, sloshing against the sand, A constant in this changing land.  The sunset paints the azure sky, And its fiery orb disappears into cool gray water. A paradise in a different world, Away from troubles and danger, During innocent days … Continue reading I’d rather be some other place, a poem close to my heart

Our past lives, it’s like Déjà vu

They say past lives don’t exist They aren’t real We just need to hear about ourselves It’s how we cope, just how we deal. We only exist until we don’t DNA is why we’re “unique” Horoscopes and the cosmos are for a mind that’s meek We romanticize as shortcuts to answers we seek. Yet we hear great songs with our hearts Before our ears And … Continue reading Our past lives, it’s like Déjà vu