Prepare to Face Another Challenge Fearlessly

Fearlessly

Prepare to Face Another Challenge Fearlessly The time I spent here was sweet, Beyond anyone’s dream Only in the pure beauty of your Words, I was rendering, Is it easy being a judge? You can ask me now No. I say, as I hear you, see you Fearlessly performing to new highs. “I did it … Read more

The Sounds Of Silence Speak Again

The Sounds Of Silence Speak Again

The Sounds Of Silence Speak Again Deafening Reckoning Confusing Heartbreaking The sounds of silence Has weird ways Of making itself heard. A few tears Pain; that is Impossible to explain Ego; An unyielding foe Skates across reality and Sounds of silence speak again. Fears mock me when I’m scared Rhythmic sound of breaths Reassuring that I’m … Read more

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

Lend Your Wings To The Light 

Lend your wings to the light

Lend Your Wings To The Light Lend Your Wings To The Light Lend your wings to the light Where amongst the wakeup call of birds Shadows lurk between the realm of light and dark.As the light:  a symbol of hope Cuts through the darkness It casts its shadows. Shadows in which the secrets, Faux truths; … Read more

Carve My Name Upon Your Heart

Carve my name upon your heart

Losing myself amongst the stars Camouflaging my feelings Desperately holding onto my dreams Infatuations and crushes I’ve been through it all Unexpected bouquets of flowers, And meaningful embraces Is what I long for now So, carve my name upon your heart And hold my insecurities securely Till they reach an expiration date. ~0~ Before this … 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

“Oh, Girl!” Listening To The Unspoken Word

“Oh, Girl!” Listening To The Unspoken Word Dealing with the lecherous stares. The words unheard, The expressions of subtle Non-verbal nuances of thoughts. Ears alert; Listening to the unspoken word Newspaper carrying headlines oft heard. As the air whispers caution in your ear, Amidst your own unique indulgent nature And dazzling intrinsic sensuality. “Oh, Girl!” … 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