The tunnel

  We thought we could escape our troubles. We thought if we climbed the ladder fast enough, no one would stop us.   Across the bed from him, I sat. “I like you, I really do.” He blushed, licked his lips and placed a palm on my thigh. I liked that. I shut my eyes and […]

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Empty

I am so regular, I sleep at 7.30 pm every evening and not a minute later. I never miss my pre-scheduled siestas. I text all my friends in the morning to ask how they slept, and every night to remind them to rest easy. In fact, a week hardly ever passes by without me seeing […]

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Ode to a friend

With my eyes, I saw Orion sculpted jawline, strong chin Intelligent & prideful  we’d compete, and you’d make it to top three   I wasn’t fair to you,  just like he wasn’t fair to her  I’d been a bad friend my arrogance lead me to the point that even when you  were at your humblest, […]

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