Twilit romance

Let the stars bear us witness,
Let them spark the story of our romance
And plot a constellation of…

A writer’s world

Reena’s exploration challenge, and Bubble’s twenty word Tuesday. As a writer, you pile perspective upon…

The Saturday Symphony #17 (Riddle me this…)

Hi everybody! Welcome back to The Saturday Symphony. We’ve had a fortnight’s break, but we’re here now, and rearing to go. How about a bit of riddling to kick us off; When I look at her, she smiles at me. When I wink at her, she winks at me. When I kiss her, she kisses…

Culture and acceptance

Because of love, I belonged. Because I loved, I was exiled. Culture Deep traditions Binding, stifling, Rigid Forced to choose duty, not passion. No dreams Never selfish, only selfless Without identity Yet not alone Anchored We cannot choose where we are born And we can belong to more than one place For the human soul…

Cooking and Poetry. Halloween Shakshuka

As I line the ingredients, I’m deaf to the hushed shuffles in the pantry, And blind to the shifting shadows on the wall. All I can think about is “Shakshuka” A global dish native to Tunisia. Nicknamed, “eggs in purgatory” How ironic, When the horrors of this season, hail from in between worlds. Raw eggs…

Bewitched by Art (A Ballad of freedom)

Every canvas is a journey, Every stroke, an emotion. Across the pale manila, She Plies her fantasies, Resplendent brush strokes That siphon her deepest desires. She exhumes her dormant splendor, And splashes her retinue of pleasures. Creating, Bringing to life! As the smooth clay swivels between his fingers He moulds a buxom flowerpot Lythe at…