Sad birds still flyDejected fish still swimNimble zebra’s still walkQuiet horses still neigh Hearts can still hurtBodies can still acheLove might still failBut you can still prevail -Jeru
I am a personAnd so are youTogether we can be happy too You and IAre the sameDivided by just different taste Our ethnicities are funOur love’s wholesome I am the same personAs youTogether we can form a coup -Jeru
I think when I met you,I thought, you had to be differentSomeone that I imagined in my headSomebody that was more comfortable. I think when I met you,You seemed like someone that caredA friend I thought I could lean onA person I should hold on. … Continue reading Only in my head
Everyday whilst everyone sleepsI stay awakeTo write instead of sleep. I wonder whyThe darkness wakes upThe little devil that should be asleep. Some of the best workWas when my eyes were redAt 3am of the early mornings. Just at the crack of dawnThat’s when I … Continue reading All night long
It is hard to be happy for someoneWhen your life is in shambles. It is hard to smile for someoneWhen your life is uncertain. It is hard to cheer for someoneWhen you can barely move your head. It is hard to be happy for someoneEspecially … Continue reading Someone.
What do I doTo not think about youFor everytime I see youI want to kiss you. -Jeru
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
I am losing somethingthat wasn’t mineand the feeling is hard to let go tonight I am losing somethingThat wasn’t mineAnd it is driving me to my darkest times I am losing somethingThat wasn’t mineAnd it eventually made me lose my mind. -Jeru
I lost youIn high schoolOver the internetIn a second I lost youIn every wayAs a partnerAnd even a friend I lost youIn what seemed so suddenUnexpected turn of eventsIn the pressure of then I lost youAnd when I didAll I wanted wasYou, back in my … Continue reading I lost you
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
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