Do The Creeps Deserve To Be Loved?

deserve

As thoughts burn in my head. I wonder what are creeps made up of… An unnerving pervert whose Selfish rants ramble on. A scourge of all dreams; Who flourishes from our pain. A soul whose ugliness builds within The walls of his bleeding heart. Owner of roving eyes And ambiguous stares. Nefarious lunatics with scandalous Mendacious … 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

You Are Alive

alive

Some days you’ll feel like giving up, Or wish you could hide away and never return, On days when the shadows are overwhelming you, When ominous clouds block any glimpse of sunlight, On days when nothing feels right, Get up. Breathe.  Breathe again…and breathe deep Feel it.  You’re alive… On days when you are sinking, You … Read more

Confusion, Melodramas and Mysteries Of Life

Life

  Promises Hang helplessly As I bite back the words Sometimes hostile; Sometimes delicate… That try to weave a web Between my lips Trying to sneak out stealthily Thus causing a catastrophic collapse Of relationships. Confusion, melodrama followed By roaring masquerades and  Treacherous battle scars Some temporary Some permanent A few regrets and Atrophied emotions… … Read more

The Gentle Giants

gentle giants

The Gentle Giants The summertime breeze Rustling through the leaves… While listening to the whispers of these trees. I leave my cares and anxieties behind Feeling the comfort and warmth of being near These massive giants standing here… Away from the crass and rude concrete jungle Seeking solace seems to be My constant refrain… Quietude. … Read more

‘Victim’ of Your Own Vices

‘Victim’ of Your Own Vices Work; toil and repeat. Seeking excellence in all that you do Your mind forever encased In a web of thoughts Trying to clear your head is futile For every time you try to break free You get caught in the ‘Maya Jaal’* Bright moon and shining stars Radiant sun and … Read more

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers The swarm of thoughts Engulfs me, Echoing; Bouncing off my memories Moving as one. Sometimes erratic they seem, Rolling and undulating, Sometimes simply at peace Sometimes opaque the other They transform into transparency. There is altogether too much to fit inside My little brain which has no floor, No walls and no … Read more

24 Hours, A True Short Story

Short Story

Know your past  Grow in the present  And prepare for the future. That’s what her life As an officer’s wife had taught her. She stood in the kitchen making his favourite food…Sambhar and Dosa, when he entered and headed straight for the bedroom searching for her.  “Madhu..? Where are you he called out,” and then reached the … Read more

A Military Wife

A Military Wife

A Military Wife Know your past Grow in the present And preparing for the future. That’s what her life As an officer’s wife, life had taught her Her future lay next to her Softly drifting to sleep She kissed him gently And lay down cradled in his arms. Listening to the rhythmic beating Of his … Read more

Blurry Reflection of Truth

Blurry Reflection of Truth

Blurry Reflection of Truth In an unexpected time zone Somewhere in the infinite, I stand here straddling, The known and the unknown, There’s not a single sound. Only a Blurry mind; And lingering thoughts Waiting for an unimaginable surprise. Blurry pictures Of life lived; though chaotic, But truly beautiful. Blurry moments Of your lips entwined … Read more