Frozen In Time..!

This moment, out of all the day’s ruckus Hour, minute, second or millisecond; Frozen in time – firm and poignant Like the distant watch tower – Assuring, comforting; And yet, ridiculously fluctuating Like the wind raging against your face- (Feel your wings yet?) Whispering words in your soul’s ears- Untying your knotted, convoluted thoughts; Your […]

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Beauty..!

Where does beauty lie? One photograph. The Optimist, hopes for the scene on the right to transform into something equal to or better than that on the left; The Pessimist, gives up on the situation thinking “dust thou art, unto dust returnest” (literally and figuratively), and knows not that the raw, barren obstacle is actually […]

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Lunatic Love..!

Night, some music, some shimmering lights, Wind, and the sea, and us – just us; In this void, chaotic vacuum, Words you whisper, Heard by my soul – over the vast ether; And I wonder gazing over these ‘long-distance-troubled’ hapless romantics, How distance never bothered us, I yearn for you and you “wave” back – […]

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Unrequited..!

Unquenchable thirst – jeopardizing fulfillment; Sun kissed during the day, Moon doted by the night. And the Sea – foaming and frothing over her with undying excitement – trying to woo her away, to some far away land. Somewhere he can have her just for himself. The Sea tries harder every time. But the Shore, […]

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The Outliers..!

The distant smile – strange, out of the way; Amidst this dense population of natural entities, does it seem unnatural? Or just one of those many overwhelming gestures by a known or unknown person – by the traffic signal, in the metro, or in a coffee shop of a faraway land- creepy enough to make […]

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Unbound..!

Barbed wires, forced fences; Nobody told them about that while they grew- This side or the other. The unending blue sky or the gigantic tumultuous Pacific stretching beyond- They know not. After all, what’s the point of worrying about the ocean when you know the dirt is your calling? They grow – unapologetic, head first, […]

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Cerca Trova..!

Definition: My Place (n) – that one location around you where you forget that there exists a pile load of work to be completed, stack long list of people to be pleased and a box full of situations to be dealt with and fixed; that one place where you turn on the “fuck-the-world” mode, tune […]

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A Foggy Attempt..!

The coffee in your veins, That situation galloping out of reins, The startling silence in your truth, That stalking face beneath the hood, Chills creeping up your spine at nightfall, You gotta get your masks down- when the spectre calls; Break the bonds, count your blessings, sins, addled beliefs and ambitions bereft, Count them up […]

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