“I spent my life folded between the pages of my books. In the absence of human relationships I formed bonds with paper characters.” – Tahereh Mafi, Shatter MeĀ 

National Poetry Month: Week 1- Pablo Neruda

Love feeding on love… What a nice thought. If You Forget Me I want you to know one thing. You know how this is: if I look at the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window, if I touch near the fire the impalpable ash or the wrinkled body…

Because of You

**This is an edited version of a longer poem I wrote. Surprisingly, this version turned out to be better than the original** Because of you, I’ve gone crazy. Because of you, I can’t control my emotions. You enter my mind whenever you please And leave whenever you want. You’re sincerity has bonded us in friendship….