Listen to Your Heartbeat – Crimson Tears by Aalia Bux

150415 Aalia in JordanI would

scour the earth

circle the moon and back

walk a thousand miles

just to watch those crimson teardrops fall


I wonder, do your lips still taste like blood.


By Aalia Bux, pictured recently on a trip to Petra, Jordan.

Earth mother wild child, Aalia lives in Karachi and is an ex-investment banker who is now a grown-up and a poet. “From fashion modelling to financial modelling to role modelling – what’s next?” She asks?

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