Midnight

Settling in every nook and cranny, Every city, every locality, Seeping into the densest forests, Further most corners of oceans, Night picks up smell Unleashed by day, Processing them, Converting them into dreams. At midnight; Picked up by the breeze And the moonbeams The dreams are transported, laid gently over the eyes Of the sleeping … Continue reading Midnight

Books

Books take me On an adventure, A whirlwind chase, Of pirates and lost treasures. Books take me On a path of lovers’ destiny. Words of print, It’s caress, soft and soothing. Books engage me In a lecture of philosophy. Teaching me sustenance, Amidst everyday melancholy. Books stir my soul. Poetic thoughts in pages abound. Paens … Continue reading Books

Round The World

For a long time, I used to believe that the sun went inside the earth during sunset and then walked the whole night before rising again at the horizon in the east. Then, in later years at school, I learnt that the earth is round. That set off a train load of questions inside my … Continue reading Round The World

Super-folks

From computers to cameras Everything, in size, has shrunk. Faster cars and aeroplanes ensure, The world has been brought closer home. Internet has shrunk the world. It now lives inside our phone. Even travel to places at the edge of space Today is a reality, a new indulgence. Success of humans is praiseworthy for sure … Continue reading Super-folks

Network

The river; Flowing at its pace, Criss-crossing Through miles of land, Ends in the sea. The sea; with all the wealth That the river brings from the land Merges with the ocean. The ocean, Despite its vastness, Is not content. Wants more of the share of land. It connives, With the sun, the wind. Generating … Continue reading Network

Unexpected

Life, some say, is ordained; proposed by God, disposed by man. What can someone do but be philosophical in times of extreme hardship and engulfed with a sense of loss? What answer does one have to the unpredictability of nature, it’s whims? Is it God’s will, His way to test fortitude, His way to instill … Continue reading Unexpected