An Awaited Birthday

It’s exactly 11:30pm when I glance at the top of my phone where it indicates the current time. Only thirty more minutes.

The time has finally come. I’ve been waiting for this moment since I was four and my family has been anticipating it with equal excitement since I was born. It’s a lot to take in.

Turning fifteen won’t be an easy thing. Why you ask? Because it changes everything. Continue reading “An Awaited Birthday”

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Tiny

Can you see me? Are you even aware I’m here? Because it feels like you aren’t.

Do you even know my name, my passions, my story? So why judge me already?

I feel tiny under your strict gaze, which from time to time shifts to a softer one, but then it all just goes back to how it was before.

It’s sad feeling tiny and useless.

It’s sad feeling like this all the time. Continue reading “Tiny”

‘The Beauty Behind Poetry’s Depth’ Series: Part 1

SPEAK IF YOU MUST

Speak if you must, but there’s no time to explain,

Or to rejoice in harmony or cry in despair;

To exult amongst flowers and enjoy their smell;

To ponder the difference between heaven and hell.

Speak if you must, but wouldn’t it be best Continue reading “‘The Beauty Behind Poetry’s Depth’ Series: Part 1”