Joy by Britta Benson

I wander where wi-fi is not and signal bars fade into endless horizons. When no one can reach me dark blossoms in my soul dare to start their unfurl. First tentatively, stretching, a wiggle of reconnaissance, then bursting into flames not even the rain can hide for there is no tomorrow. Today, I am my…

Self-Forgiveness by Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

With lowered eyesand a hushed mouth,silence my sighs,while in mid route. Plastered smiles fly,push sorrows down.Happy disguise,covers deep frowns. Frantic inside,loud voices shout,hurt and chastised,in and throughout. Draw breath in tight,knees hit the ground,faith flows up high,angelic sounds. Sweat beads baptize,hopes swirl around,wishes arise,dissolving clouds. Stop to reviseregrets and doubts.Life provides light,that clear and sprout….

The Beautiful Woman by Shobana Gomes

I know that I am a wonder to you, Hailing from someplace unknown, I stand on beaches that seas rush to, With sand on my feet to show. O hail the sky, That measures up to me, And treats me as the beautiful one, A woman am I, Distrusting you see, Of the camouflage that…

I Am Me by Swati Sharma

I remind you of that part of yourself which you forgot or can’t continue to be..You choose to be alike to be accepted in society..You hate me for enjoying my solitude and being me..I choose my people with little caution..But like to treat all without prejudice..And you judge me on the basis of parameters..Which you…

The War Inside by Stephen Allen

There is a silence about you That has never been explored So many things inside you That are still fighting a war Some days can be unkind Other days you will try to forget Just stay for all of those days Today more than all of the rest Be gentle with your soul It needs…