Ishaisms, Poetry

The Proud Rose

Dear reader, I wanted to do something special this first day of November, since I celebrate it not only as Author's Day (wishing happiness to all authors here), but also my birthday, so here's my first audio poem for you. The Proud Rose I water the proud rose and lift her spirits in songs of… Continue reading The Proud Rose

Ishaisms, Reflections


I’ve sought long to seek answers to this desperate thirst, this aching pull towards companionship, towards other souls; the need to draw and be drawn to another human – brought out by the innate understanding that one’s burdens weren’t meant to be borne by oneself alone; that the cloak of loneliness was to be shed,… Continue reading OF LOVE AND WAR

Ishaisms, Poetry

Cusp of a Kiss

Never again will the same sandy shore be treaded upon oblivious to the crowds of sunbathers and poets. Never again shall the salty sea breeze blow past this northern terrain or mistletoes be gathered prematurely by the suspecting Cupid! It's run its course - whate'er it was - a blue moon, a passing storm... We'll… Continue reading Cusp of a Kiss