On The Other Side Of Love

On The Other Side Of Love

On The Other Side Of Love On The Other Side Of Love Your cruel words Or a siren song Reverberate Through my thoughts Oft repeating a question To self, I wonder Was it your love? About which I’ve been so wrong. Countless half-hearted Promises and vows And lies that Over the time will erode Exposing … Read more

Forgotten Tales and Tailored Smiles

Tailored

All the while eating the soul away Destroying it from the inside To the out; ripping it apart, Filling you with dread and despair. Secrets of heart grow Heavier day by day While we learn to walk about With a tailored smile on our face. Thoughts, plans, regrets, Sometimes even wishes Not all secrets can … Read more

A Pilgrimage: Mark Of Cultural Identity

pilgrimage

Pilgrimage: a mark of cultural identity, Illuminated Heritage buildings; A place that confers spiritual wisdom Freeing you from horrors of the deep And terrors of the skies; A perfect place for a man To spend his days in silence Enjoying harmless joys of solitude With a guiltless heart, free From all dishonest deeds And thoughts … Read more

A Hormonal Meltdown

Meltdown

By: Ranjeeta Nath Ghai Easily displeased Quick to be disappointed Crushed by weight gain and calcium depletion Sagging breasts and a pear-shaped figure Aching bones and aching patella Stretch marks and varicose veins Inadequate and solemn answers to questions Sometimes too critical or aggressive And a hormonal meltdown…. ~o~ Keen intelligence yet detached humour Mid … Read more

So Many Dreams I Dream: “Prosetry”

Dream

So Many Dreams I Dream: “Prosetry” So many dreams I dream Some whisper gently into my conscience, While some go ahead crushing my spirits. Sometimes echoes of past hurt so bad That I cry out and scream languishing in my bed My mind a battlefield of paranoia and Nervousness trying desperately to unravel The mystery … Read more

Living in A State Of Denial: “Prosetry”

State Of Denial

Living in A State Of Denial: “Prosetry” 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 … Read more

When Her Turn Came…

 When Her Turn Came Time passed by slowly, Seconds. Minutes. Hours. Days. Patience and time forever at war. Tears from her eyes, Fell to the ground and died. Still, she waited And finally… When her turn came, She had made her decision. Without a word or justification She chose to walk off… She chose to … Read more

A Father’s Love

A Father's Love

 A Father’s Love His big hands reached out to me And cradled me close in bed. His comforting hands Stroked my hair and back, Letting me know that everything Will be better with him beside me. Fathers are simply irreplaceable Lucky are those who have their Father’s Love SharePinShareTweet0 Shares

The Orange Dot

The Orange Dot An orange dot on the bell “You have new notifications” A rush of elation. “My poem is trending?” “Strangers ‘Like’ my work?” A ‘Follow’; means that My thoughts matter. Someone somewhere Understands something about me. I too have carved a niche for myself In this big wide world. Each and every notification … Read more