Before I draw the partial curtains down…

JOANA

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players;” William Shakespeare The Scenes of each Act are played out according to factors unfathomable. The characters are ready to play their roles yet the scripts are twisted. If you see me on the dance floor, don’t assume […]

Beadless Waist

JOANA

Raw and plain Without the regalia of Kings Who says virginity of the mind is a prestige? If it were, then Shakespeare and Einstein were lost in promiscuity. An ignorant mind doesn’t entice a saint. The virgins were 10 but only 5 met the groom. That was the use of […]

Beyond Scars

JOANA

A scar on the face is not a scar on the soul and it does not run down the sole. A scar on the face does not resonate a broken spirit but a broken spirit can spell out multiple scars on the face. Look beyond the face into the heart […]

Beautiful Scars

JOANA

Too careful to be beautiful. A bit sassy not too naughty Trying to create that imaginable me in reality but for fantasy. Maybe a bit away from desires of the soul to that of sight, probably a cry for perfect dreams. Too careful yet ignoring the signs of destruction for […]

My Virtual Quarantine

JOANA

I shivered when I was told not to move for sometime. I wondered how it was going to be without the use of my legs. A voluntary cool off was better off than a command. An obligatory solitary confinement was not part of the bargain. The vacuum, the monotony, the […]

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