Like every year
this year too
I am traveling miles.
With a heavy heart,
a dark numbness,
and a blurring memory
that I try hard to keep from fading.
This is a deserted place
In some unnamed grassland
“Despite your mistakes and flaws, walk like you have a tiara on your head”, reads the note that she had written to herself on a pink sticky note. As she puts on her coat and turns the light off, she glances at ...
It was one of those forlorn nights
when darkness had taken over
and nothing was in sight.
I was lost in my deep sleep
fancying in my erotic dream
until a thing woke me up
like some little murmuring screams.
I felt hands under my pillow
like someone was...
यो रात, आउदा पनि ऐंठन हुन्छ
त्यो दिन, धाँउदा पनी ऐंठन हुन्छ
के गरू, कसो गरू
सारै गारो हुदो रैछ
सुत्दा पनि मलार्इ हेर्
सोच्दा पनि मलार्इ हेर्
कुराले घोच्दा पनी मलार्इ हेर्
यो मनलाइ फ्याट्टै रोक्न सकुँ बरू...
You read me like a story
You find errors and flaws
You fail to embrace my imperfection
You try breaking my walls
I got eyes deeper than the ocean
I got smile wider than the sea
I might be an incomplete ve...
A child wailed as a couple embraced
For he knew the freedom he had
In confinement was forever lost.
As the couple embraced, the child wailed
For he was now in chains...
At birth, he lost his identity.
At birth, ...
Letter to Vincent.
How have you been?
I hope the afterlife is suiting you well
my life is fine too
but not that swell.
Guess, the starry night looks admirable from the one you saw from the a...
शब्दकोषमा मात्रै सिमित रहेन अब,
हरेक पत्रिकाको पहिलो पृष्ठमा
यिनि सीता नाम परिवर्तन
कलेजबाट घर फर्किदै गर्दा
माइक्रो बसमा नाम परिवर्तन रावण बाट
बल्तकृत भइन भन्दै लेखियो ।
“You’re so fragile”, he says, grazing his hands over my breasts. “We should try and sleep”, I tell him.
“We should”, he says kissing my neck, “but I can’t stop touching you”.
I’ll never tell him this but I like when he smiles when he kisses.
My neck receiv...
Understanding Abuse! Us, we cut the branches when the tree itself is decayed from its roots; and other times we aim for the whole damn tree when only the branches are dried and twisted. Meaning, we ...
excerpt from the sun and her flowers-poem by rupi kaur
मेरो भगांकुर वरिपरिका
कपाल जल्न थाल्छन्
म यो किन गर्छु
म मेरो शरीरलाई किन यातना दिन्छु
हुनुपर्ने जस्तै भएकोमा
पछुताउँदै गर्दा म आफूलाई आधैमा...
Performing Artist: Pramila Lama Photographer: Rabin Shakya, Instagram: @RabinShakya23
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