Easter Story

  AD 30, Pilate’s palace Last watch of the night The night was eerily silent. The air was still and the normal chirping of the cicadas was absent. The night was cold but she was covered in sweat. The dreams were always the same; since the night before the crucifixion. She dreaded going to bed…

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The Homecoming

I need my father. I finally acknowledge the fact. I had needed him since I went bankrupt, and found out that I had no friend, only parasites, latching on till I was sucked dry before moving on to their next victim.   I need him now that i had become dry, withered and wilted, tossed…

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what will be said of me

what will be said of me when I’m long dead and gone? what will I be remembered for when a memorial is made of me?   will I be gone from this world leaving no trace behind like a serpent passing on a rock or like the bird gliding across the sky?   will I…

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heart surgery

Incise! do not numb the pain let it shoot up the spine like lightning stunning the senses out of stupor.   Dissect! separate the skin from the layers beneath rip the muscles apart pierce the membrane lay it bare.   Excise! tie off the offending parts leave a wide margin of healthy tissue spare not…

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To Maria my estranged

oft times I wonder, and in my solitude I ponder, thoughts of you fill my heart and soul.   I wonder how you are faring, whether you are alright; I  worry if you are distressed or struggling with life’s mess with a facade of a smile as you are wont to do.   I wonder…

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