Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

Her vision was like a mirage in a hot desert land, distortedly beautiful and mighty to behold. Once glance could bring all great men down to their knees, beware of the Poison Ivy. Her bosoms and curves were finely chiseled, a weakness and a mighty feast for the wicked. With a swift turn she buried [...]

Saudade

Saudade

Numb. She wet her face with the frosty water and stared at her cold reflection in the mirror. Happiness, she can’t remember what that tasted like. Her rosy lips grew purple and her mouth was crisp as cotton. Left to feed on the scraps of happiness that once overflowed. The ghost of her past visited [...]

Therapeutic

Therapeutic

"Who are you? Tell me who is Hasiya?" My eyes rested on the dark pair of eyes that was inches away from my face and was deeply fixated on me...his eyes were a pool of concern and curiosity. His question sounded like something I had heard and responded to a million times before but when Tope [...]

Bona Fide

Bona Fide

There's a kind of unhappiness that is shared by many, and it's the unhappiness of not knowing who you really are or living a life that is other than your authentic self. I've been a victim of this unhappiness and I shall henceforth refer to it as the 'plague'. You know that feeling where you're [...]

Amor

Amor

I met love. It looked like the sunset in the horizon. It was bright, burning and beautiful. It had the elegance of the moon and the softness of the Cuban wind. It had a laugh that was echoed by the seven seas and a fresh scent that was concealed in every atom of the air. [...]

Cosmic Love

Cosmic Love

I rolled over on my stomach and heaved a deep sigh. I ejected the movie and decided it was one I would watch every year on christmas eve. "You know love scares me" I glanced over at my cousin who had a weary look on her face. "Why?" I asked intrigued by her random statement. "There is just something about [...]