Death is a beautiful thing

With utter heart break Comes excruciating pain And as you step into the pain You get deep insight In its grief stricken state The heart opens up to prayer Death strikes like a bolt of lightning For a brief moment? It lifts the darkness Illuminating the world, it puts things into perspective And we can …

O Motherland

O motherland, My heart bleeds for you. Every breath of freedom seems borrowed, the heart is dulled with pain, the air is heavy with guilt. I am guilty of not being a valiant hero that fearlessly crosses the oceans that divide us and walks into the battle field where warriors in white coats fight for …

Daughters can be mothers too

This Mothers Day, being the first when my mother is not on this planet, is exceedingly painful and deeply desolate in the void she leaves behind. All the strength that I painstakingly garner seems to abandon me on this - her day. Although I have vowed to be strong and make my mom proud, this …

The Death Express

“All aboard!”, the conductor shouts and the train hoots announcing it's imminent departure. On board all the passengers are the silver haired. All smiling toothless smiles and gazing at you with their sage eyes. This is the Death Express and it's conductor is Corona. Corona is here to inflict on us once again, what the …

What Grief Has Done To Me

It is an aching pain that has numbed my senses. I can't process what has happened and what is currently happening. The pain is unbearable and doesn't let me sleep at night. And if what I have heard is true, this pain will never go away. It may be pushed into the background or maybe …