Unkind Years (with audio)

He keeps fading I’m watching it happen before my eyes I wonder if he is silently fading from me too He keeps so many of his thoughts inside I’m always the last to know what’s going on Every morning I see less joy in his eyes He slogs the day out pushing himself in aContinue reading “Unkind Years (with audio)”

Empty House

She moved out – Took the whiskey and the couch. The place is neater now But far too quiet He paces the hallway Looking into rooms With restless limbs And a broken spirit They had been disconnected for months But that does make it easier. There is just too much space left In the house and in hisContinue reading “Empty House”

Broken Soulmates (Sestina)

I recently wrote three different Sestinas after a conversation with ‘Vishal Dominic’ aka Nitin, a very talent writer. I wrote two traditionally and for the other, I broken the rules a bit. I will be honest and say that I struggle a lot with iambic pentameter, so I have been kind to myself in thatContinue reading “Broken Soulmates (Sestina)”