Grey stone vase on the ground.

Prayer for Myself

I am sorry For the scars I gave you. Forgive me For not listening to your hurt. I thank you For being by my side. I love you For letting yourself heal. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: The poem is inspired by my recent meditative practice of Ho'oponopono, a Hawaiian prayer for forgiveness in all relationships,… Continue reading Prayer for Myself

Poems with Author's Note, Rhyming

Day 365: Unbreakable Ties

We are together in every moment, by my side, you may not stay, the heart does not see any distance, nor any debts to repay. Bound not rules of obligation, but strands formed from love and memories, and then further fortified by passion, a rope built with shared stories. Pull the cord as far as… Continue reading Day 365: Unbreakable Ties

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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.... 

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352: Endings Revisited

I know you are toxic for me, but I pretend that I am immune, to all the ways your energy draws the peace of my mind. I lie to myself that closing the door is enough and I don't need to lock it because you won't push it wide open just to hear the sound… Continue reading 352: Endings Revisited

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Day 284:Typical

"You are not typical..." he said Typical? I guess not. I am the kind to wonder from the well lit road look past the place, where the stars shine, curious about the darkness behind. Typical? Maybe, as I always tumbledown canyons crawl through plateaus climb mountains reaching the top jagged bruised and bloody. Typical? I… Continue reading Day 284:Typical

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Day 264: Reconciling (Feminist) Hinduism

I belong to a spirituality that celebrates the strength of my gender and a religion that tells me that I am "less than" because of who I am. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: apologies for the resending but just fixed an error.   

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Day 263: The Wild Card (Jennifer)

Sassy and unexpected, she challenges all your notions, understanding that blindness comes with asking no questions. Gifted and caring, sharing lessons from the heart, reminds you that love is every part of who we are. Playful and firm, she's both knight and dragon, when playing the damsel, she will karate chop in a gown. a… Continue reading Day 263: The Wild Card (Jennifer)