A Laughter Lost In an Echo (for my son)

an Echo

See this house… The house is empty. I am sitting by the phone Marking the hours as they go by Slowly… A searching gaze Waits and watches out for secrets Hidden from sight No voice answers my call,  And mute shadows seem to stare back at me From the roofs and the walls. The hum … 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

Battles of A Trapped Heart

Battles

Veiled Stillness; Forgotten Aura; choked sentences, Casual demeanour, Identity suspended And a trapped heart gasping for Breath. Somewhere wrapped in riddles and Chained in memories, it’s strange how deep Are the tendrils of love strangulating your heart. Prone to be misunderstood, a victim of Dreams and expectations beyond words A lovelorn heart unexpectedly Always gets … Read more

Living in A State Of Denial: “Prosetry”

State Of Denial

By: Ranjeeta Nath Ghai I accept that the truth hurts But what hurts more Is living in a state of denial. Afraid of facing the truth. Overwhelmed by our dysfunctional world We constantly practice denial Ignoring reality Idealising the non-existent Taking refuge in nostalgia We refuse to let it go. Choking on self-respect I wonder … Read more

Hoping Against Hope

Hoping Against Hope

Hoping Against Hope A crimson sunset Horizon ablaze With splendour or Mixed colours in the evening skies Eyes shining With unrequited passion Hugging your memories; Holding on to them tightly Close to my heart “See you later,” you said As we were parting. It’s been two years now And I’m still reminiscing over Every second … Read more

A Musical Journey

Musical Journey

“Music lingers in my heart Ebbs and flows Through my soul Life; A mellifluous journey Between notes.” © All Rights Reserved. ©Ranjeeta Nath Ghai,  Atrangi Zindagi Ka Safar, 2016. Follow my writings on #yourquote From The Admin’s Desk Do you want to capture the blog world? Feel free to send in your work for a … Read more

An Ordinary Girl

An Ordinary Girl She is an ordinary girl With an extraordinary heart In a not so ordinary world She doesn’t fear to be hated But fears losing a friend Seeing Injustice being done She cannot keep quiet anymore… Nor can she keep quiet When her heart is bleeding Blurting out her feelings like a child … Read more

Coming Alive

Coming Alive When I picked up the call, My heart came alive, My spirit soared free And your words reverberated Through my body As you called my name   © All Rights Reserved. ©Ranjeeta Nath Ghai,  Atrangi Zindagi Ka Safar, 2016. Follow my writings on #yourquote From The Admin’s Desk Do you want to capture … Read more

Lockout Your Fears And Cast A Spell

Cast A Spell

Lockout Your Fears And Cast A Spell There inside of you; In your heart and soul More than you, I shall dwell… Bringing loads of happiness Quenching your thirst and Weaving magic, I shall cast my spell, Lockout your fears And love you enough to last you For a lifetime; For your whole life through. … Read more