NaPoWriMo 2019 day 23

NaPoWriMo 2019. Or National Poetry Writing Month

The Kite Festival The dates are always unknown. It is never scheduled or planned. Rumours circulated it was banned. A few news in brief articles stoked our speculations. Years passed and life happened. It was forgotten. Until yesterday, when unusual sunlight kissed bare skin and breeze blew blossom making confetti. We started driving when...

NaPoWriMo 2019 Day 18

NaPoWriMo 2019. Or National Poetry Writing Month

Liminal The sea is a distant silver chain hugging the horizon. Wind laughs, dances and sprints giddy at the space. Grains bounce and tumble through her outstretched palms, each and every falling dot another universe. The shore-line sighs and is erased so gradually by the careful, precise hands of advancing waves. Names, messages and...

#NaPoWriMo 2019 Day 15

NaPoWriMo 2019. Or National Poetry Writing Month

Always More The sun sinks into the oceansending vivid indigos and ambersto erupt like fireworks over the sky.The water is a perfect mirror,no horizon visible. We grade it two point threeout of five- could do better. Reality isn’t real enough.Lost in somatic slumberswe crave the perfect waves,the right breeze over flawless skinbrighter colours, deeper...

NaPoWriMo 2019- Day 13

NaPoWriMo 2019. Or National Poetry Writing Month

Thirteen One time, he marched down six flightsthen, panting, demanded the manager, argued his way into a room change. Any othernumber would do, would keep him safe,but those digits were cursed. He wouldn’teven walk in. He never stepped on pavementcracks despite his mother turning to dust, burnt sage and rosemary to cleanse the spiritsfrom...