Awakening

Narissa Allibhai Whimsical Whirlings 3 Comments

Naked and wounded, here I lay sprawled across your bosom. Raw am I, stripped of layer after layer. Mere core remains. My vulnerable soul I offer up to you, Pachamama. It is all I have left. Naked and wounded, here I lay sprawled across your bosom. Death destruction pain heartbreak loss depression poverty murder Theft corruption slavery rape evil disregard …

Dear Janine

Narissa Allibhai Backpacker Diaries, Voices, Whimsical Whirlings 8 Comments

It is the dark of night, and the time has come. I pick up the red candle, berry-flavoured,  full of life and sweetness like you. Upon lighting the candle, we sit down in the universal triangle around it. I take a deep breath, relax my body and mind, and sink into a meditative state. In a flash you appear! It …

Wild Woman Dance

Narissa Allibhai Whimsical Whirlings 3 Comments

Hold me close ancient guardians Woman breathe Woman relax Woman love Ancient females lift me up Rise, woman Fierce woman Gentle woman The angry masculine energies of violence Are growing, overpowering The world is under siege Our souls are infested. Sweet tender Mother Earth Whom we have wrecked and wreaked havoc upon Dear forgiving mother Caress your sinning child Forgive …

Paganistic Ode

Narissa Allibhai Backpacker Diaries, Whimsical Whirlings 2 Comments

Geometric patterns flash in neon colours Circling and changing Coming together to form A river The room is melting The people are melting I am melting My face They burp and fart and vomit Organic sounds in the lush jungle We float down the river As the shaman jollily sings The icaro song swirls around me Its colourful tendrils dance …

Throwing my stable life to the winds..

Narissa Allibhai Backpacker Diaries, Politics & Society, Whimsical Whirlings 10 Comments

I can now die with no regrets. In December 2013, amidst studies in California, I crossed the border to Mexico on foot and tried out this ‘backpacking’ thing for a month. Remind me to tell you some crazy stories from that trip another day. After that month, a dream formed, of a long backpacking trip in South America. I decided …