Lantern Fish

A Poetry and Travel Blog

Author: M.K.

Vessel

Vessel

I sit on a windowsill,Praying to whoever can listenThat a storm doesn’t knock me over,Because I’m scared of the fall.Oh, I am barely just holding on,Sitting still, waiting where I’ve always beenOn top of my windowsill. Oh, I’m barely just…

Firefly

Firefly

You shine like a single, distant star,Too small to light the world.You fly and fly but you can’t get far,It’s like you’re walking on the sun.But I can see that you’ll only follow your own heart,I wonder why you don’t…

Imperfections

Imperfections

As I look into the many shards That used to be a mirror, I find no one In the images That were once my reflection. And in their eyes I see a question- Am I really oblivious of myself, Or…

Lightbulbs

Lightbulbs

Like every single word that our mouths so carelessly utter, Light , too, loses its meaning As the darkness fades away In the cacophony of a million shards of brightness. Like every single promise that we make to each-other, The…

Old Friends

Old Friends

I remember the days When we could speak with the stars, Feel the wind like an old friend’s embrace. I remember the nights When the moon looked so beautiful with all her scars, And the earth never let us be…

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