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

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

Shadows on the Wall

on the Walls

The bombed church;* A sinister looking forlorn building, Stood out in the moonlight. An eerie silence engulfed me whenever crossed it. * Shadows danced on the walls Winds whistling Through the trees whose branches Seem to snare and snarl in the moonlight. * A spectre; I can feel its power; Vibrancy; And it’s resonance, following … 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 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

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

Happiness Is Artificial

artificial

By:- rANJEETA nATH gHAI My smiles; manufactured To your liking, Funny how it appeases your ego. You thrive on your moments Of artificial power Which in fact is a mirage As I long for moments of silence. * My independence Damaged beyond repair. The glow in my eyes, Lit by an artificial happiness. Sick of … Read more

Walking Towards Hope

hope

Your sweet memories Folding me tenderly Entrapped in you. While tranquil melodies play in my mind Subduing my fears Our relationship is not Based on lightheartedness. Losing track of time Just waiting to be discovered. We thrive in a place Where laughter floats on the wind Where two people can learn to love And not … Read more