I was twelve when my father first drew a diagram of a family tree, every distant cousin, uncle, and aunt included, trying his best to familiarize me with their names. Being raised in a nuclear family meant likening seeing aforementioned relatives to a sacred pilgrimage- visiting them once a year … Continue Reading
When the phone rings, I think it’s you
Calling to tell me you’ll be home soon.
But the voice that speaks up belongs to a stranger
And, sounding sorrowful he says you’re gone forever.
He says there was an accident, because of the storm.
And just like that, he says … Continue Reading
There once was a girl
Who lived in a dream
A place filled with wonder,
Magic only she could see.
She’d spend her days there
Ignoring the world,
Reveling in fantasies
Only she could afford.
One fine day,
She decided to be brave
And step into reality,
She wouldn’t be … Continue Reading