Be Your Own Masterpiece

Stop trying to ape others Avoid being a part of the herd. Try to find your own identity Is there a need to mimic people? Learn from them. No point in succumbing to stealing another’s identity and losing your own. Don’t allow anyone to take away your own originality. Drop the pretences. Be you. Don’t … Read more

…And the End Comes Too Soon

the End

A college friend comes visiting by Gifts, husband and kids in tow Surprising me as I slept. We party through the night and party hard Many strangers I can see One is rude yet the others are friendly But how can all this be true…!?! Tired I trudge my washroom To have a shower But … Read more

A Few Wounds and A Pinch Of Salt

A Pinch Of Salt

A few wounds; A pinch of salt; And a little pain. But it’s time not to mourn. The etched memories, Will serve as a reminder, Never to trust you again. * One eye behind my head, The other facing forward. Watching out for stray daggers, While focusing on the future. Today, I have rearranged the … Read more

A Faerie Song

A Faerie Song

Picturesque hills; Rolling green; Gliding hawks; mountain mist; Whispering winds flirted with me, And, frolicked on snow-spattered peaks * Beneath me lay the city in all its glory. The canvas brilliantly flecked by, Cabin like house adorning the hillsides, Sloped fields spread out like a terrace Never can I forget this view from atop the … Read more

A War on Our Consciousness

A War on Our Consciousness

Ostracized; Banished; excommunicated; Banned..! * Ban books and people Ban television and serials Ban women from driving or love marriages. * Let’s remain ignorant and dumb. Oblivious to the world around us. In this messed up world need, we complicate things further! * What’s the purpose banning this or that? Aren’t we creating new conflicts … Read more

Welcome To New Beginnings

Welcome To New Beginnings

Flower to fruit. Infant to an adult. Silence before the storm. Caterpillar to butterfly. Peace after war Recovery after illness, Healing after injury… Triumph after a loss. Happiness; contentment after pain Ray of light at the end of a dark tunnel. * Accompanied by turmoil and trepidation, Foreboding and disquiet, Discomposure and dismay. From desolation … Read more

A Tiny Speck of Hope

hope

In the vast expanding universe We’re all searching for forever love Forever relationships. And miss out on Tiny moments of bliss. * They may be tiny But not tinnier than Any grain of sand Or a grain of salt. * Tiny voices scream In my subconscious mind. Forgotten memories I relive in my dreams. * … Read more

Feel It, You’re 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 … Read more

A Friend: Someone no one can replace

No pretences, Just ourselves, Bare, naked souls, No egos, Full acceptance of each other’s Weakness and strength Non-judgmental That’s a friend… Sitting quietly over tea, Or, a gap of months, No words spoken, Still communication intact, One look and a joke is shared, Cribbing sessions too, Offload your souls That’s a friend… Different moods, different … Read more