Empty street in black and white. Narrow alley with brick walls on both sides
Free verse, Poem

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Busy minds hide lonely hearts. Busy minds silence unspoken needs. Busy minds keep anxious minds busy.   © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: How is everyone doing in this time of Covid quarantine? I am trying to enjoy the stillness and moments of quiet - which is very very different for me.   

Free verse, Poem

When You Remember

They taught you to be everyone but yourself. An angel, vixen, girlfriend, wife, and mother. they told you to live as an adjunt the supportive trunk to everyone's dream while you buried yours roots to a great foundation. They told you to love everyone but yourself. To give and give until every ounce of you… Continue reading When You Remember

Poem, Poems with Author's Note

Your Greatest Lesson

You taught me how to get over you. My heart stopped racing with every text, no longer hurting when they weren't yours. I stopped expecting to be your first or last thought, making peace with being an afterthought. I learned not to listen for your concern no longer replaying words for hidden messages. My tongue… Continue reading Your Greatest Lesson

smiling woman standing by padlocks
Free verse, Poem

Waiting

I fell in love with you, not in the moments where we held each other, but in the absences I filled with longing. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: Falling in love has been one of life's greatest mysteries for me. I don't know if I have the ability, faith, or strength to surrender control, live in the unknowing.… Continue reading Waiting

Poem

Week 6: Purpose

They don’t understand. they can try stealing my magic, But it is the infinite will of the universe. Recharging and replenishing. Connected to a neverending stream that fuels the light in the expanse. They don’t understand. They cannot steal what is freely given. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy