Author Archives: Ayesha

Broken


There’s a hole in my head Though my heart is full And it overflows under my eyelids Even as my face is still I’m terrified because I love you And I never want to let you go But you bring … Continue reading

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Euphoric melody


Just me and the music, dancing together Tip-toeing and skipping, now light as a feather We’re waltzing and gliding and floating together Just me and the music, this moment, forever Now spinning and lifting, now leaping, now sliding Building and … Continue reading

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Uncontainable


I’ve only known vicious anger I’ve only felt hard kicks So to feel your arms around me Makes me lose my wits What is this surging feeling? Is it the one that they call love? Is this what it means … Continue reading

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#MeToo


Tonight I walk away with tear-filled eyes Because for 10 long years, I believed a lie I thought you were a different man And I was proud to hold your hand And travel with you to build a new world … Continue reading

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Awakening


I’m sitting over here And watching you over there With your boyish figure And short crop of hair When you notice me looking You vacantly stare And that’s when I realise Just how much I care.

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Wake up


You’ve fallen for a fairytale You think you know my kind But if you dig much deeper It’s not sunshine that you’ll find You want to peel me like an onion Strip me to my core Explore me like a … Continue reading

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The seven deadly sins


Sloth keeps me tied, glued to his bed Asleep in a pool of my own sweat Living through the lies that run through my head Wait long enough, you’ll find me dead. Greed means I’ll never be happy For you … Continue reading

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