Category Archives: Idle Thoughts

Eviscerate – an anniversary special

Eviscerate. Eviscerate. Eviscerate. I repeat to myself sitting in the car speeding towards the airport. It’s a damn clean job, I can tell dispassionately. Even objectively. He bangs his hand on the wheel when he realises that I am still … Continue reading

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Aftermath

The flyovers snake. Traffic slithers in thickening smog Loneliness cripples you Each in your own car. You are in the REM video. Everybody hurts. But no one speaks. Only the incessant blaring Of intrusive horns Gives you a migraine. And … Continue reading

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Confessions

They never tell you how to get rid of a memory. More specifically, how do you get rid of constant reminders? That lip balm, for instance. I want to be all profound, quote T S Eliot, and say, “Lips that … Continue reading

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Isolation

You didn’t do enough.But, I did. I clapped my hands, I clanged vessels, I even blew a conch.And what did you do after that?We, defeated it, didn’t we? We were allowed to celebrate.It wasn’t about defeating. You didn’t defeat it.Ok. … Continue reading

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Control

The desire to pick up the phone and text is so intense, it feels like you would grow a rash or an additional finger. You think maybe you should send a sweet but naughty picture. You even stoop to passive-aggressive … Continue reading

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