Caress of Blissful Divinity

Caress

Separated; like the night sky from the day, Caress; the soft embrace of love, pulling at their heartstrings, A desire of a union meant to be withheld. Love tearing them apart with a cruel and swift hand. The world split in half, And on each end were lovers… The sun and the moon *** The Moon; … Read more

Walking With the Moon

  Breeze whispering in my ears. Puddles on the ground, Reflecting the heavens and the moon above. Potholes brimming with rainwater, Teasing; a perfect invitation for splashing around. *** A cool starless misty night. The streetlights seem ghostly, Through a misty haze. Rushing of wings; hooting owls, and, Mist doesn’t enslave my eyes anymore. *** … Read more

A Tune So Grand

  The muffled sound of your baby breathing. Voice of your parents on the phone. Sharing thoughts with your beloved, Or screaming of kids as they play Is a tune so grand. *** In the midst of silence; at nightfall, The sky turns into a sheet of grey. Thunder, lightning and droplets of rain, Pleasantly … Read more

Shadows Bend Silently As I Lie Dying

Shadows

The trees shivering, The skies weeping, The steady thump of falling mortars, Sounds dull to my ears. Shadows bending silently, Towards the spot in which I lie, Tiredness engulfs me, Like the diminishing glow of sunset, Silhouetting the naked trees. Death beckons me. ***** As if in a dream, My mind now playing games with … Read more

Lies: Truths We Wish To Hear

Lies

Lies; Broken promises and crushed hopes A different brand of heartbreak Mind rationalizing the malady Sabotaging relationships Unknown depths of dark deceit Stabbing; silently through the chest. *** Cheat; Playing wicked games of mind The truth hidden, a black vacuum Choking the essence of love Chooses to stay on; ignoring, Caging our sanity; paralyzing the … Read more

Two Sides Of The Same Coin

A Bittersweet Ache

Mistakes Reminders of failure. Sometimes voluntarily; by design Other accidental; by default; by habit. Trying hard to be perfect. Time goes by, Days turn into weeks, Weeks to months and years. ***** Unable to accept, We are but flawed creatures. Truth be told, There’s no such thing as a mistake. Only lessons learned, Accidents. Mistakes. … Read more

Take A Chance: Gamble

Gamble

By:- rANJEETA nATH gHAI Life’s a gamble Some people find happiness twice And others never. Some catch a chance Make it big; cash it in, But for every hit There are many misses. ***** Love’s a gamble For some, it’s a suture Other it’s like bruise For every love There are twenty hates A bed … Read more

The Winds of Change

The little Angel Who clutched your forefinger While crossing the road Now goes grocery shopping On her own. Your adorable little monkey Whose voice was once Soft and musical Has now a deep resonance A rich baritone. A mute spectator Like a lone wolf sniffing the air I can feel it in my bones… The … Read more