Song of the Road

The roads have a song For all those who choose to listen. It hums the tune as it goes along, Twisting and winding; A vagabond Who cares not For the destination. In the lap of the hills It sits cradling, Learning a note from the wind And borrowing the lyrics of silence. From one hill … Continue reading Song of the Road

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

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

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

Fury of Nature

Is it in the nature of nature to be heartless? It’s fury, at times, unleashed on the world causes untold misery, destruction and death. Where does it hide all its anger? At what depths under the ground or peaks of mountain reaching up to the sky does it brew? Under which heavenly bodies’ influence does … Continue reading Fury of Nature

Grassy Meadow

The soft rays of the morning sun seemed to illuminate the grassy meadow, shaking the grass out of its slumber. Bathed in fresh dew, the green grass seem to leap out in bunches from every corner of the meadow, laughing at the azure sky, inviting the world to share in its joy. Suddenly, I want … Continue reading Grassy Meadow