My Strength, My Inspiration

Strength

I don’t remember your first kiss on my cheeks Nor do I remember your first hug But what I remember is Your comforting smile as I got my final results How you held my hand when I panicked, And helped banish my blues How you helped heal my wounds, And the fact that you are … Read more

A Tribute: Happy Birthday Maa

Tribute

Ponytails to perming. Henna to streaking Periods to childbirth. Approaching thunderstorms To fallen trees A flood of emotions Childhood memories And emotional saturation Threatening to overflow The banks of memories. I had trained myself To hold my breath Coordinating it with yours Listening to your heartbeat As I cuddled up beside you Nestled in the … Read more