I can make a choice,For who I want to be orWho I have inside of me.For motherhood is a freedomAnd not a compulsion.It is a woman’s right,And the narrative she decides.For it is HER lifeAnd only SHE can make the decision. – Jeru
I believe in change,A change for a better future. Be it red or be it blue,Be it orange or be it green. Let the left help the right,And the world might finally unite. A change to a new reality,A change to save humanity. A fight … Continue reading 2020 for Change.
It felt like it happenedHappened just the other dayWhen we both lay to rest I felt a presence, a body so to sayLean in and pull me closerTo what felt like a warm embrace It felt like homeA clasp that made me calmerWhat made me … Continue reading Embrace
We met physicallyBut not emotionally. I liked you ironicallyBut not realistically It seemed so heavenlyBut actually it was a tragedy I enjoyed it for it’s simplicityAnd cherished you for your humility You seemed like someone I loved initiallyBut you were what drove me to insanity. … Continue reading Y.
It’s overly dramatic,And it makes you want to scream.It’s the dances and the gimmicks that..Make you cringe. It’s the extravagance,And the thick plot lines.It’s the sets and the locations that..Make a good film. It’s the romance behind the flower,And the flying kick with high power.It’s … Continue reading Bollywood!
Start feeling like yourselfBecause the world is trying its bestTo keep itself afloatAnd make sure your life is robust Start feeling like yourselfBecause you owe it to yourselfTo keep your mental health intactAnd your body healthy enough to attack Start feeling like yourselfSo that you … Continue reading Start feeling like yourself
I miss the hustle,The sound of the working class,The sweat it drained. I miss the 8am chaos,The smell of chai,That aunty on platform five. I miss the fast and the slow,The feeling of being unknown,The music that played on my earphones. I miss meeting a … Continue reading Local.
Lack of answers,Is half the problem. Find the answer,Solve the problem. -Jeru
Some timesSome fightsSome oneMakes you lonesome. -Jeru
A ray of sunshine on a dark day.A humourous one liner to fill my day.A chat every morning, to make me feel okay.A supportive figure I need, even till this day. A fashionista all day everyday.A person with so much joy to give away.A person … Continue reading Mum
Is a tear going to heal a broken memory?Is a tear going to help a past injury?Is a tear going to mend a broken heart? A tear though, is what it is,another wasted water drop. -Jeru
I writeBecause I existI writeBecause I am wholeI writeBecause I can -Jeru
Things change,People change,Feelings change,But relationships, should they change? -Jeru
It’s overI know it isBut why do I then fall back into it? Fear of how I will reactLife doesn’t seem like it’s on track.Things I want to say but I retract It’s overI know it isBut why then am I stuck? Maybe it’s the … Continue reading It’s over
I need a break,From youFrom usFrom this. I need a break,In lifeIn presentIn time. I just,needabreak. -Jeru
My friends say I am crazyTo think you are the one for meMy parents say I am unhingedTo think you are the one for meBut what do you think,about being the one for me? -Jeru
I am not what I wearI am what I think I am not what I lookI am what my IQ dictates I am a SHEAnd SHE deserves more respect. -Jeru W/N: the featured image is a series of paintings I did, thought it was only … Continue reading She.
American dreamAdmist the turmoilIn quarantine styleMy heart is denied American dreamI am aliveLiving in styleDancing to jive American dreamAppeals to manyLost is every pennyYou are not so lonely American dreamLust for allGames need to be wonThe money is fun American dreamWish you were my realityLiving … Continue reading American Dream
Some stars are meant to fall.Some dreams are meant to be broken.Some people are meant to leave.Some hearts are meant to be hurt. Some lives are meant to be destroyed.Some hopes are meant to be shattered.Some love is meant to be lost.Some ideas are meant … Continue reading Some things are meant to happen
I am 1000 miles away,From the feeling of homeReady to be on my ownLooking for ways to feel whole. I am 1000 miles away,From the feeling of being knownNot ready to let goLooking for more. I am 1000 miles away,From the person I wasReady to … Continue reading 1000 miles away
Maybe this was her way, To clear the skies To empty the streets To connect long lost friends To bring families closer together To make the leaders smarter. Maybe this was her way, To give us a story To tell our children To write in … Continue reading This was her way.
My baby, got me tongue tied.My baby, makes me feel the rip tide.My baby, helps me thrive.My baby, is the same person I just buried alive. -Jeru
My life could be more,My life could be greater.My life could be the reason,You’re life is better. -Jeru
I hate you,Because you made me careyou made me believeyou made me trust. I hate you,Because you said all the the right thingsyou said that this would be funyou said that we were an us. I hate you so muchThat I wish we never met. … Continue reading I hate you.
I was ten,School was over,It was a good summer,And Mum said I couldn’t stay up past dinner. I was quite the child,Always wanting play time,So she told me I could play,But I had to make sure I obeyed. I had to draw one thing,And make … Continue reading In quarantine, we thrive.
Hold me closer,Treat me betterLet me lay in your arms. You are my soldier,My happily ever afterYou make my life better. -Jeru
I am a meWithout a you.Are you, a you,Without a me? -Jeru
I miss you I really do I want to share these moments with you In my laughter and in my pain I wondered what you would do You were always there for me You smiled at me when no one else did You were a … Continue reading I miss you
Sleeping not knowing what lies amidst, Down in the dark abyss. For fear the night crawls, The heart can’t take it all. I look to take a peep, It’s so fearful I am bound to leap. It might eat me from within, It might creep … Continue reading Lizzy
If I die tomorrow, I don’t want you to remember me for who I am, Or who you thought I was. But for the person I became, Because that is the person I am today and will be, For as long as you remember. -Jeru