A Cigarette Half Finished

You had come over To resolve a fight before you left We all sat together once again Chatting and laughing Till you asked me to prepare a pizza for you. You just loved it the way I baked it Grudging that I’ll miss all the fun But happy that we were together again I cooked … Read more

You Just Fell In Love with Me

Fell In Love

Wake up; smelling the roses. Walk with me through the fields. Sit with me watching the sunset. Dance with me in the pouring rain. But be careful… For one day you’ll realize, You are hopelessly in love with me. * At first, you will not realize this feeling., For only I feel that I am two, … Read more

Roots and Limbs

Roots and Limbs

Plant me in another garden Where my roots Aren’t ripped out of the ground Where enveloped by rich soil My roots shall be free to explore the depths of the earth. * Plant me in another garden Where the squirrels will run Right up to the branches And leaves, and whisper among them Trying to … Read more

Daring Are Those Who Dare To Encounter

Conquer the highest mountain, And take out expeditions… Living in the Siachen Glacier, Defying all the physical, mental and spiritual limits. Brave the crevasses, In the highest combat zone on planet earth. A place where fewer soldiers have died on the line duty due to enemy fire, Than because of the harsh weather conditions. Swimming … Read more

Trapped In a Sea Of Hatred

Nuclear warheads; Terror of trenches; The futility of war. Brutality; suffering. Destruction and sadness. Blood flowing, eyes eschew. * As I glance along the path the world travels, It seems so narrow now, But at the time it seemed the only way. I realize; Despite our desires, We are living our lives on the edge, … Read more

I Waited Till the Waiting’s Done


Living the dream I wanted to dream Within a dream; riding the clouds; Realising, I can’t change the things you do, Sitting. Watching. Waiting. Reminiscing everything; There’s a cold in me now, that can’t be warmed. My heart is bruised. Shards of my heart lay scattered on the floor And I realised the true value … Read more

To Dig Up Knowledge, You Have To Dig Around

Dig Up Knowledge

Sweating students; Anxious parents; Invigilating teachers Clinking of pencil boxes, Scratching of quills, Rustling of paper, Mindless pouring out of knowledge. *** Students write, scribble and scrawl, In the solemn air of the exam hall; brain dead they are. Diarrhea of all sorts spilling onto papers. Doodling with numbers, And complexities of their vocabulary. Combating … Read more

Handle With Care

Handle With Care

By:- rANJEETA nATH gHAI Glass; Delicate Breakable Frangible and Fragile Handle with care. *** Relationships; Are like a bubble Fuelled by commitment So complicated; So fragile. *** Dreams; Ark of hope; brighten your days Might bleed the heart causing the deepest pain So fragile… It could be blown to pieces. *** Stone; will crumble. Wood; will … Read more

Between The Colors and Strokes


Life’s like an empty canvas Hold the color palette Apply the beautiful colors With kind words No harsh strokes To create the most attractive painting. *** Brush away the blues Put more colors of love Mix the colors Of love and peace Blend the mistakes with time and diligence To get the desired hues. *** … Read more

Saga of INS Vikrant

saga of INS Vikrant

    Saga of INS Vikrant Deployed to serve my nation, To thwart any invasion, In the boundless blue seas, With the powers that be, Beaten by storms and aquamarine, Forever ready for the unforeseen, I survived through the spirit of law, Jayema Sam Yudhi Sprdhah*  Beyond fear and trepidation, And stretch of the imagination, … Read more