Morning Sun Midnight Rain

Every morning, I open the curtain Hoping for some sun to pour in Some days, I get a shining radiance That gives a majestic illusion of permanance Only to have it take a break Almost exactly the very next day When the clouds roll in and the rain pours down Thunder roars, lightning flashes all … Continue reading Morning Sun Midnight Rain

Urban City

The low growl of construction The echo of city rhythms The flashing lights on the street The metronome of life's beat Sirens all around Noises, so loud People scream for no reason Regardless of time or season Boxes and lines everywhere Humans scattered here and there No matter where I look, there's a distraction Divided … Continue reading Urban City

World Puns

She said she comes from Limerick. I thought she said "I like limericks". He, however, came from Labrador. I thought he had a labrador. "I want to visit Hungary," said Hugh. I told them "Hugh is hungry!" My parents had a nice trip to Bath but did not bring back a bath. Brother wanted to … Continue reading World Puns

I Come From A City Where…

I come from a city where... Kids can make computer games But don't know how to ride a train Teens can ace quantum physics But have no clue about budget sheets College kids can start revolutions But with love they've no solution Thirty year olds still watch cartoons But can't define platoon or harpoon Forty … Continue reading I Come From A City Where…

I’m Not Lost, Just Displaced

When I lack direction They give me religion When I lack discretion They squelch my questions When I challenge regimes They corner me into the mainstream When I seek advice They tell me to sacrifice When I ask for help They tell me to save myself When I offer my assistance They react with resistance … Continue reading I’m Not Lost, Just Displaced

Strolls Part II

(Trying out a new style)   Buildings, buildings, all around Clank, honk, traffic sounds. Bamboo scaffolding, held up by zip-ties Prolonging a moment in a realm where time flies. Preoccupied by a gentle grip, Glimmering glimpses of "sweet lil' bits". Complexities, confusion, structured chaos surrounds Simplicity, serenity, calms the storms around. The moon shone brightly, … Continue reading Strolls Part II