Category: Love

Unrequited Love

There, within your reach, hangs an immature heart. You’ve dreamt of its taste and traveled far for its knowledge. Seclusion will be a memory now. Twisting and pulling, the fruit comes undone at your hand. Savor this unrequited love, not of your garden but of another.

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Son of a Seamstress

Alone, taking patterns and material to sew colors that only your love can express. Quietly choosing the right emotions and threading your soul carefully. I’ve mistaken your happiness when you smiled, while wearing the shirt you made. Some of the buttons have gone missing now and there are holes and stains all over. You rush…

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Red Wine

Bottled and aged with sophistication, I’m infatuated. Her look. Her charm. More so, my virginity unrelated.   She pours into my glass, smooth as a satin robe. Her elegance intoxicating. Touching my lips, she asks for more.   I share my thoughts with her, breathing in her bittersweet reply. Glass after glass, eventually calling it a…

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If I were a girl…

If I were a girl then maybe, I’d understand— what it was to love her and how to be a better man. It’s not what I wanted but I swear I won’t doubt it So, here’s my plan.   I’d paint all my nails, just like the stars. I’ll curl my hair with some flair,…

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My Imperfection

She’s wasn’t a childhood sweetheart or my high school crush. No, she was more from the start. We had a connection, more than I bargained, she’s my perfect imperfection. We cheated on tests and lied about our age. Honestly, we’re just a mess. When I lay in bed, she’s stuck in my head, because of…

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