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Catharsis (I)

I dip my finger into a pool. The acid burn on my skin belies the cold, inviting my tears, puts out the fire in my heart and offers balm to my pain. Droplets of sulphuric acid deface my eyes see … Continue reading

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Why do you weep, my friend?

Why do you weep, my friend? Don’t you know that all green leaves would die were it not for the scorching sun, and the beating rain? Would sweet music assail your ear if your violin string were slack, or if … Continue reading

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Mask

I have lived many lives, developing identities contrary to my own, anticipating starters’ pistols, wasting time. So though you see what I have wrought do not take this for truth. It is as yet a mask.

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