Tree lined path with two fallen trees making the letter "A".
Free verse, Poem

Crossroads

I am tired of chasing an emotion that refuses to stay. To keep running after you, who wants to stay ahead and free. I want to tell you not to rush, the path that you have taken has already left me behind. I am staying still now. No longer willing to chase what refuses to… Continue reading Crossroads

Blue background with golden moon in various phases. Some faded gold writing as well.
Free verse, Poem, Poems with Author's Note

Gemini Moon

Shadows exist because of the light. The more you shine, the deeper the shadow. The greater the darkness, the more you illuminate. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: Another piece inspired by the new moon workshop - I share my work in the group and usually challenge myself to write something new for the group. The Gemini… Continue reading Gemini Moon

4 images - a map; a couple embracing at night; a purple gift box; a women wearing a mask
reflections

The Gift – Reflection

Sometimes I don't get the point of a gift. Should I make, people show me they care for me by presenting me with something. Gift s can be intangible, as well, but those seem worse You can't return those. Gifts and curses tend to exist side by side. I have the gift of writing, but… Continue reading The Gift – Reflection

Sunset peeking through the trees
Free verse, Poem, Poems with Author's Note

Chakra Opening

Who knew that waking up could be so exhausting? That leaving the material world behind would claw away at your reserves? I forgot... that when you open your eyes, you not only begin to see, but start receiving. You awaken from the deepest sleep, surrendering all free will. Realizing that there is only one that… Continue reading Chakra Opening

Row of note books in various colours, sizes and formats. Standing vertically
Workshops

Workshop Details

Hi all, I will be hosting my very first online workshop for writers and other creatives! Date: Saturday May 23, 2020 Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time - Toronto) Location: virtual You can register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/my-poetic-heart-writing-workshop-tickets-105583129984 Whether you are a new writer, an experienced writer, or just curious, this workshop is a… Continue reading Workshop Details

Half coconut with a yellow flower in it. The coconut and background is black and white and the flower is the only thing in colour.
Poem

Meditation – Secrets

Have I not been listening to you speak? Ignoring the path you laid open? Stubbornly clinging to my physical senses. Deflecting what I felt didn’t fit, a world I saw through five senses. How do apologize for the dam I built, stopping the river that connected us. Admit the pain I felt was because I… Continue reading Meditation – Secrets