The Counter Top

From behind the curtain, one peeping eye, A nervous glance as footsteps pass by, One chubby foot and then the other, Careful not to fall in the eyes of the mother A pink fist closed, the other in her mouth, She giggles in excitement as she heads down south Towards the kitchen, where the goodies [...]

Panaromic Dimensions

Luminous, incandescent, sparkling lights, Competing, contrasting the star lit sky Rainbow down below, faint white up high, Priceless, a sight even the richest can't buy   Excited footsteps rushing through stretched gates, Elated, Ecstatic, the air buzzing with intractable craze Ticket sales soaring, the moon peeps through the haze, The carnival is better in the [...]

An Angel in Disguise

Battered, bruised, lower lip swollen, One red eye, the other won’t open, Unending fear, damage and destruction, Two broken ribs and a jaw reconstruction Forever running, trying to hide, Her trembling heart refuses to stay inside, Shivers running down her spine, She dreads the moment the clock strikes nine. I remember crouching, cowering on the [...]