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Raison d'être

You know that thing that makes you feel incomplete and uneasy and unwhole? The one that turns the entire world into an insipid rabbit ste...

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Resurrection

I sift through the words I've written for you, about you, with you stuck inside my brain like an errant bullet from a crossfire. They c...

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Exit stage right

Leaving never happens all at once. It stretches on for weeks and months and sometimes, even years. Only, you just don’t see it playing out...

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Growing up

She remembers the exact moment when she realised she had grown up. It wasn't the day her marriage had crumbled to dust. Or the time ...

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Choices

Someday your lover will ask you to pick up the pieces strewn across the floor. Which ones will you leave behind then? At any given moment...

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Echoes

"Did it ever occur to you that when you're making love to him, you're really making love to him?" "Huh? What is th...

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When you walk alone

Don't forget to smile. No one else does it like you. Smile like you can light up a room or the entire universe with just one flash of ...

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Take me

Take me with you to all the places that you've been hiding from me. Even the ones you think I will not like. Especially the ones y...

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Some kind of wonderful

The lyrics of Some Kind of Wonderful by The Drifters, one of my favourite songs, interspersed with my own thoughts.... "All you h...

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The drink

He walked out of the elevator and approached her with a big smile on his face. She felt her cheeks flush with a shyness she never knew sh...

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Eight little years

The very fate that brought them together is the one that kept them apart for years. Because sometimes, fate arrives with eyes and limbs an...

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Elemental truth

She is fire. She sparks and rages, spits and smokes, radiates a heat that could burn him to cinders. Oh, but he is water. He g...

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