The mistress, meticulously groomed glows a sun-kissed bronze shimmery invitation, promising seductive sensations of pleasure and release. The husband, tense, overworked, emotionally overwrought heeds the
Slippers, perched at night stand, twitching impatiently, mark the absence of feet, cannot appreciate the meaning of unruffled bed covers. Abandoned, a coffee mug bemoans
Brother, angel me, a slow cat growl, he, an ocean blue seer, a son of blushing peace me, the wilder, would bleed self velvet dazzle
“If you smell juice,” Mother said, “Do, please put on shine, and whisper at me – am having beauty sleep, rusting from the sun.” Together,
What mysteries lie in ancestral roots, what clues to illuminate the dysfunction that permeated our familial ties, cursed us with a pervasive sense of perversity?
Child, delightful youth, my heart’s jewel, you are light-bearer, hope for the future – antics haphazard, laughter contagious, spreading joy, sparking imagination – I pray