A Legend: Amitabh Bachchan

amitabh bachchan a legend

Can you define a legend? Well, I can… He is none other than my favourite Amitabh Bachchan… Same as everyone in the universe, And yet so different, Even the existence is so meaningful Having the power to rebuilt From scratch; from pain Was a LEGEND Reborn again, Pushing limits Carving out best memories From a … Read more

Tiffins: Preserving The Taste Of Food

Tiffins

Old fashioned, I am Childhood memories, I store Nostalgia, I stir I offer solace when you are alone Bringing moments of joy And mother’s love to the fore Snuggled safely in your arms I am your pride as you masquerade Down the corridors. No more shuffling in your seats…  However mundane and monochromatic The classes … Read more

A Tribute: Happy Birthday Maa

Tribute

Ponytails to perming. Henna to streaking Periods to childbirth. Approaching thunderstorms To fallen trees A flood of emotions Childhood memories And emotional saturation Threatening to overflow The banks of memories. I had trained myself To hold my breath Coordinating it with yours Listening to your heartbeat As I cuddled up beside you Nestled in the … Read more

Childhood Calling

Getting caught in troubles during childhood, Hopscotching. Skipping. Jumping. Falling. I would jump and skate, Being a daredevil, Always getting bruises and scars, But that didn’t stop me from going bizarre. *** I wish today, I could behave like I did as a kid. To be out in the sea, Soaking up the sun and … Read more

Walking With the Moon

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 … Read more

A Tune So Grand

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 … Read more

A Shattered Dream

A Shattered Dream Trembling and bewildered, Standing bravely in the middle of a crisis, Heart remaining the same as it is, She acts… Her woes, Obviously masked. *** Those blank expressions, Her scars she’s hidden after the incident. No one knows, She’s dying inside. No one knows, How much is weighing down on her shoulders. … Read more

Two Sides Of The Same Coin

A Bittersweet Ache

Two Sides Of The Same Coin 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 … Read more

Papa: My Resilient Man (dedicated to my father)

Papa: My Resilient Man (dedicated to my father) The driving force, A significant influence, Responsible, caring, Yet strict at times, Allowing me to grow, And expand my horizons, Papa, you simply dazzle. ***** Not only mathematics or social studies, But, every aspect of my life, Be it music or dance, Compassion, tolerance, charity or benevolence, A doorway to an … Read more