March 25, 2020

As the world darkens,

don't forget to count the stars,

you'd be surprised to see so many of them

shining a little brighter tonight,

you might possibly lose count.

And not just the ones in the night sky,

but the ones hard at work on the ground -

the doctors, the nurses, the ja...

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 21, 2020

Here’s to discovering a new favourite corner of our home,

here’s to discovering the favourite corners of the sunlight,

here’s to discovering a song to dance to in the living room,

here’s to discovering different ways to make coffee,

here’s to discovering the right music 

ac...

March 21, 2020

Today's writing prompt is "Phone Call" and since it's World Poetry Day today, I decided to record myself reciting the poem I wrote. This piece is a tribute to everyone battling Covid-19 in any way at all - the frontiners, the patients and families of patients, the ones...