Colour me blue, won’t you?

Here we meet at this divide- Mine / Yours:     Me, Minority             A minor inconvenience.            ———————————————-       You, Priority An unquestioned privilege. I am the colour of my skin (Yes I am) (Yes I am) But there is more to me, more than this membranous shell I am encased in We are not just…

Walled-out

You speak in a twisted tongue, Reeking of lost patience and effortlessly ‘won’ arguments Your words form themselves, Plump and juicy, ripening with the comfort of knowing you are not outnumbered        overlooked           unheard I watch, ever the outsider, straining my foolish little eyes to trace the curvature of your practiced tongue, so accustomed it, to…

i Contact

On most mornings, while walking to campus, I come across a million smartphones carrying a million people. Bent heads and screensavers, a connectedly disconnected universe. A place where you would rather put on earphones than talk to the stranger nearby or fiddle with your phone gallery than create new memories. So, in this world of…