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

Free verse

35/2017: Set Free

Open my mind, bring down my walls let the demons run free, no longer partitioned by the walls of the mazes in my heart. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy

Free verse

34/2017: Death of the Rain Maker

I constantly live in a state of "it's better than..." It's better than nothing It's better than death It's better than there It's better than... here I don't want to live comparing myself to those who are seen to be failing. I want to fly higher than the expectations I gave myself when I dreamed… Continue reading 34/2017: Death of the Rain Maker


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


NEWS: The Big Art Book

Very excited to announce that I will be reading my poem "Sisters" at the launch event!   It is one of the juried pieces chosen for inclusion in the book! This year I am really trying to develop my ability to share and present my poems and I am so grateful for the opportunity to reading… Continue reading NEWS: The Big Art Book

Free verse, Rhyming

21/2017: Placeholder

He sits beside me, gently laying kisses on the back of my hand, whispers loving words, his lips to my ear longing so clear in his eyes but to me, he is just occupying space keeping this heart from hurting in your absence and this body from going cold.. waiting, until you are ready to… Continue reading 21/2017: Placeholder