Maybe in Another Life(time)

It has been a while since I’ve written something I’ve liked. After listening to Ben&Ben’s Lifetime, I decided to write a reply to the protagonists’ feelings. The story on the other side of the one that got away, feelings are too complicated for a scenario like this. Maybe an apology is due but there are no words that perfectly …

We Are Time Beings

A few months ago I found a book called “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki and since then it is my favourite book. At first, I bought it because of the beautiful cover and then the story captured me. Placing my very being into its pages, flipping each one letting it consume my …

Love in a distance, love in a pandemic

Our relationship is a routine With organized bullet points, Colour-coded priorities, And unchecked boxes Setting dates and alarms Making room for unscheduled moments Of comfort, Of peace, Of laughter, And quiet contentments Then we’re back on track With pixelated Zoom meetings Spending five minutes Asking if you can hear me Over and over and over …

Too Many Letters in the ABCs of LGBTQIA+

Was supposed to post this for Pride Month so better late than ever. To all the beautiful folks in the LGBTQIA+ community. They say the problem with our generation is that we are obsessed with labels. We are narcissistic that we need a word for who we believe we are and inconveniencing others to remember. …

LGBTQIA+ Cartoons I Wish I had as a Kid Every Saturday Morning

Seeing two women or two men on screen does not make you gay. If it did then all the years of hetero-normative entertainment should’ve made us all straight. Yet here I am, bisexual, queer fem dating a gender-fluid boy. If anything, all the “straight” cartoons made me more bisexual than straight. Shego from Kim Possible and …

Journaling Poetry for my Pandemic Anxiety

Writing is a muscle and you have to regularly exercise it –sadly, I don’t even exercise physically for me to practice it creatively. People automatically assume this pandemic is like a relaxing creative retreat where we don’t have any excuses to be productive. Sadly, my brain is on survival mode and filled with constant anxiety. …

Your Favourite Secondary Character

I am not a storyline An imprint on your pages, A traumatic arc To steer your chapters I am not going to be With you For 500 torturous days Loving me for the perfections That you have written Until my flaws reveal I am as mundane as you are Because I forgot To converse in …