Acrostic

339/2017: Nephew

A short little acrostic Just to say how I remember, you thought That I would spend the year Hiding behind acrostics. Please, my dear nephew, Remember, I told you Always try something new So you don’t remain stagnant And always keep learning. Do you dare to follow my footsteps? Seeing that it’s your birthday, and… Continue reading 339/2017: Nephew

Free verse

129/2017: The Blessings of the Sister

When you arrive on this earth with a best friend waiting, you become fearless, not from the strength of your will but from the power of her love, belief and trust, that is the power of an elder sister, the pathfinder and wave-maker, the one who bore the pain first, opening paths and facing the… Continue reading 129/2017: The Blessings of the Sister

Free verse

52/2017: Greedy

I don't want your days and nights, let the sun and the moon claim them, Instead, I only ask to be the very air in your lungs, living and dying in every moment you exhale. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: I haven't posted for two days, and it made me consider what I wanted to do… Continue reading 52/2017: Greedy

Free verse, Poem

36/2017: Worlds of Words

There are so many beautiful words in the world, but you only give me the ones that show your ugly fear. There are so many powerful words in the world, but you only speak the ones that show your weakness. There are so many kind words in the world, but you only allow the ones… Continue reading 36/2017: Worlds of Words

Rhyming

25/ 2017: Missing Pieces

It is in my greatest joys, that I miss your presence Those moments of chaotic noise When I can sense your laughter's absence. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: Whenever I get great news or am happy, I have a moment - just a moment, where my heart twinges and I miss the people who made me… Continue reading 25/ 2017: Missing Pieces

Free verse

24/2017: Return to Me

Why can't I believe the words you say I feel like you will only allow me to believe the lies the world tells, so that you will be set free from the guilt of having me wait, even when there is no other for you but me and no place where I exist, that you… Continue reading 24/2017: Return to Me