Category Archives: Asides

This Furtive Love

Tell me to get lost. Say you’re fed up , and mean it! Teach your eyes to lie.   Don’t love me mutely, I can handle rejection, Not this furtive love.   Advertisements

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My New Companion

I am with the pain It holds me like a lover then bleeds from my eyes.

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Your Meditation Or Mine?

Things you said you liked: The touch of Damascus steel; Sand between your toes. Sensual, I thought. But now I use senses too, to temper the pain.

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Rain Will Always Remind Me

Two almost lovers meet under the falling rain One weeps, one just chokes.

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And I do Forget Sometimes

And I do forget sometimes, about you. In the space between one breath and the next. As if I exhale you on one, to breathe you in on the other. And I speak with all other men, desperately trying to ignite … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Give Me What I Want

Give me your worst So I might get over you.

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I Hate How I Miss You

As if you belonged in all the places you’ve never been With me Like feeling the pain of a phantom limb that isn’t mine Like finding a vital piece of my soul in the eyes of another After spending a … Continue reading

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Do You Know Why?

Why is it that building managers in New York city spare no expense to warn us with bilingual signs of wet floor (piso mojado) and never bother to install warnings visual or otherwise of those gaping trap-doors leading to underground … Continue reading

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Bail Rhymes with Jail NOT with Bus Fare

Spotted on a bus in Cape Town: “Bus Fare is Cheaper than Bail If you drink and drive you will get caught NEXT STOP: JAIL” The quotes were scattered within colorful banners on several spots of the bus, but they … Continue reading

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