Once upon a time, there lived six blind men in a village. One day the villagers told them, “Hey, there is an elephant in the village today.” They had no idea what an elephant is. They decided, “Even though we would not be able to see it, let us go and feel it anyway.” All of them went where the elephant was. Everyone of them … Continue reading Do you know who you are?
No. It did not come out looking like that. I don’t remember how old we were then, my friend and I. There was soup in the kitchen and my mom gave us the green light to make the Eba all by ourselves. I am not sure if we were excited or not, but it was something we had seen done by others several times and there … Continue reading The first time I tried to make Eba
I smiled at you like it could save the earth and your lips curved right up without hesitation but your smile only told me I could stay if I wanted to. It never came with the invitation I so badly wanted. I got close and you stayed warm. The flame did not rise.
Yet my fire stayed burning. Not doused; just kept alive with splinters of niceties and drops of exaggerated interpretations to your actions. Continue reading Midnight musings – I should have stayed still
Love— For all the different forms it comes in. For all the sneaky ways it creeps in. For all the sacrifices and sweetness it comes with. Love— A second time because I have learnt and I am learning that there is no script that I have read or that I can conjure to describe what it is like. This is to ‘love’ for being the … Continue reading 2014 In Words