Opinion

Waiting & Wishing

I'm always wishing for something or thinking about something I want. I know that I should appreciate what I already have but sometimes, I find myself stuck in an endless cycle of negativity and hopelessness. I'm tired of struggling. I just want everything to happen. Right now. I don't want to wait any longer. I'm… Continue reading Waiting & Wishing

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Poems

Foreign Words

My eyes are derelict. Infant and fresh. Absorbing foreign words, foreign faces. My mother tongue, tangled, twisted, amongst vowels of confusion. Their faces shine with welcoming eyes. A barrier present, cold and strange. Muttering, handshakes, kisses – swapped and selected. Twist of culture, language and value. Holland. 60 minutes by plane. 60 differences from home.… Continue reading Foreign Words

Poems

Home

The lagoon of water shimmers in the moonlight. The trees whisper as they lean into the well-lit pathway, that I walk on this Summer's eve. On the other side, people sit and talk under the stars. Refreshments and entertainment. The best spot to enjoy the air, the water, the symphony of crickets. Resting there is… Continue reading Home