Trapped

I am like the waves of the oceans fluttering and tossed from side to side The sudden rush of the spring water as it breaks from the banks The tears that fall from my eyes are like the raindrops from the asbestos roof that fall into the big black drum I am the woman whose…

RAIN

I opened my windows this morning To catch a glimpse of the early morning sun I looked toward the skies It would surely rain soon, I said to myself The clouds were greyish and I certainly could hear the sound of thunder The raindrops came slowly at first and then faster rushing like a stream…

Silence

She can hear the door slowly being opened, the room is dark but the ray of light filters in She lifts her head to see as he approaches her bed walking gently so as not to make any noise. He approaches the bed where she lies on, and slowly removes her wrapper She pretends to…

In Memory of my Mother

It has been well over a decade since you left this earth. At the time I am not sure I knew what it meant, how does a child know what death means? All I remember is that you smiled at me that day, even though you looked frail and weak. We always smiled, joked with…

You were once here

I  am scrolling through my phone I am looking for  your messages To get the feeling of what it was to be close to you. I yearn for that intimacy again. The time we spent laughing and sharing jokes. It was easy talking to you. Nothing was off limits. I I’m not sure why it…

Fresh Start

The curtain falls, the actors leave the stage.