Water Lilies

To be heard, Seen, acknowledged, Rise above the multitude; Like the water lily- Its head raised to the sky and Petals stretched out In salutations, Like a twirling dervish- His arms raised in “sajdaa” To the almighty. Copyright @ Goutam Dutta Continue reading Water Lilies

My Words..

Those words, Already seemed stale, fetid, Begging for a release. Trapped inside the numerous folds Of the brain, They craved for fresh air; To be heard, Understood, Caressed by lips, Loved by hearts, Other than mine.   So I set them free, To blow in the wind, Floating with the breeze, Dangling on strings Outside … Continue reading My Words..

Begone Oh Twilight…

Oh twilight! Why have you decided To prolong your display today? Why do you want to tempt the world With your hues today? Can’t you just disappear and Let the night take over? Your hues today are in any case, Not brighter than the hues I wear this evening; The pink of my lips The … Continue reading Begone Oh Twilight…

The Child Within

Creations are always precious. Every creator puts his mind and soul into creating the most unique thing. A child’s beauty is unparalleled. Pristine and unsullied his innocence draws admiration and adulation. A child is a bundle of joy, who must be nurtured to spread joy all around. Alas! The demons of desire and selfishness are … Continue reading The Child Within

Voice From The Sky

Some things never age. They remain embedded in our thoughts and prove their existence from time to time on some pretext or the other. We value them. We value their sudden intrusions in our lives, probably because they are associated with something worthwhile from our past. Memories are what we gather throughout our lives; picking … Continue reading Voice From The Sky

Comfort in Contrast

This is a story! A happy story? Perhaps! There is so much poverty around. Does poverty and happiness go together? Well, it certainly isn’t the prerogative of only the rich. Contrasts are a reality! A way of life! Happy and sad, rich and poor, night and day co-existing together Makes for a pretty picture. They … Continue reading Comfort in Contrast

Nature Unlocks

My verandah is basking in sunshine; Sunshine that feels like molten butter, That which flows freely In its desire to reach out and swamp everything With unbridled exuberance. Warm, playful, extrovert sunshine, Like a lover’s passionate impatience, Like a child’s unabashed playfulness, Falling over my shoulders, Running all over my face, Happy to have found … Continue reading Nature Unlocks