Couplets

Day 359: Family

These bonds that time did make, can never be mistaken for fake. Through blood we may not be linked, there is no confusing we are now synced. A family of choice, let's take today to rejoice. These ties that connect us, and all the blessings that are countless. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: HAPPY HOLIDAYS! No… Continue reading Day 359: Family

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Free verse, Poems with Author's Note

Day 355: When He Asks me if I Would Leave…

"I don't know the future," I gently tell him, his face cradled between the hands, he had just warmed from his touch. "But the me, that exist in this here and now, cannot envision a life where you are not holding me at night." © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: My Romantic side.... 

Limerick

Day 340: Enigma (Ajith)

Twenty wishes to manage all your contradictions, like you winning at Risk, is still just a fiction. Grown from golden arches to golden boy, you are still a kid who is fun to annoy. Don't worry; we will let you keep your grand delusions. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: For my nephew, Ajith on the occasion… Continue reading Day 340: Enigma (Ajith)

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Day 338: Multiplicative

They say it takes you 7 times as long as you knew someone to completely forget them. I still know you in memories and moments, though you are not beside me. So 700 years after I pass, I shall finally forget all about you. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy

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Day 285: Lessons from my Mom #1: Seasons

She opened my heart laying the seasons within winter is to rest spring to reclaim and summer to grow. Fall is purge, all the toxins from within. Keep with the rhythm of nature and your heartbeat will always stay strong and your way clear. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy

Poem

Day 281: Brother Mine (Manivannan)

When fear held my hand, you wrestled your demons, to pull me away. In times I saw only darkness, you reminded me that black was made of all colours. The days I missed my father shoulders, you lent me your back. I never feared the path before me, as I could see the outline of… Continue reading Day 281: Brother Mine (Manivannan)

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Day 279: For a Moment

For a moment in time, an angel walked on Earth. For a moment in time, we were embraced in your love. For a moment in time, my world was protected. For a moment in time, you were my brother. For a moment in time, I had a savior. For a moment in time, you made… Continue reading Day 279: For a Moment

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Day 249: Missing Appa (Dad)

I will always search for you in the fine silken threads of white Vaetti and shirt, in grey hairs and dark skin and eyes laughing behind glasses. This is unchanging and true. You are there in glasses that magnify the love and respect within, The belief that humanity is inherently good. I seek you in… Continue reading Day 249: Missing Appa (Dad)