March 24, 2020

The world may seem quieter these days,
you would wonder if it’s pausing for a hug,
if it’s embracing you with a kind of stillness you had never discovered,
if recent raindrops had showered the earth with an extra lullaby,
and you would wonder
if the pavements leading t...

March 23, 2020

Maybe the grocery list

isn't just

"butter

bread

juice"

Maybe if we read between the lines,

just maybe, we might find

the tired handwriting singing out loud -

"I want to bake you your favourite cake,"

"and even if I don't,

I still want you smiling and safe,"

"I love you, stay safe...

March 13, 2020

As the years go by, you will learn
that the beautiful thing about growing up
isn’t just the candles blown,
but the way you light up into someone new,
the way you’ll learn about the traits you never knew you had,
the way they flicker not just in the dark,
the way they c...

March 8, 2020

Sometimes maybe the best thing about being a woman
is the way you can hide your worries 
behind a facial mask
and the way you can label your bad days as
“hormones”
until you start wondering 
if maybe all these hiding
have made you
not heard enough -
when you raise your...