cw: suicide, mental health I have never written a blog post before but there are a lot of things running through my mind that I wanted to express. I recently came to hear of the death of Palash Chowdhary, a 12th grader in the school my brother goes to and which I taught at a […]Read More
They are used to her tantrums: head flung on the lap
of a supermarket trolley, one lollipop away from submission.Read More The First Protest
this question you do
not have to answer
to live together in peace
please tell me howRead More To Have a War or Not
It’s always difficult to know when to make the crack and how.
Whether to tap the shell slightly
with the right side of a sharp fork, or to make the cut
directly.Read More Sunny Side Up
Here, are rains, leftovers,
the old rattle of a dog’s lead.Read More Fragments: Aberystwyth Castle
Lonely boy flirts with the lull of a floating soprano.
Pastor Sarah begins: “Lord, you are
the ultimate planner” raising palms above
her head to bless.Read More Orphans
Mamma swings like Chaplin
on her back foot; imagines herself mightyRead More Having Eaten the Plums
just as the Dalai Lama lets mosquitoes
gloat red with his bloodRead More The Technology of Explosion
almost occupying crumbling hotel hinges
in Buenos Aires, these workers build their nests, unaware
that within each lies a queenRead More Paper Wasps
If you taste pepper flakes or chilli, you will be angry.
Tears in sofa cushions. Shut doors and silence.
He will handpick your flaws and grind them.Read More Fear in a Handful of Salt