The Sphinx…

Amidst the most desolate landscape; Where the weather is harsh, unfriendly. You have chosen to place me- For what purpose? What intent? In which hour of day did you conceive me? Did I intrude into your sleep As a nightmare, most grotesque? For centuries, have I sat outside the pyramids. Did you conceive me as … Continue reading The Sphinx…

Voice Of Freedom

Walls everywhere! From my mother’s womb When I was born I cried out; in delight! Ahh! Freedom, I thought! No more constrictions! It’s a wide-open world now. Yet, the walls Always managed to come, Loom out of nowhere And encircle me, Creating a boundary Mute yet deafeningly vocal. Oh bindings! So stifling! “Where the mind … Continue reading Voice Of Freedom

Repentance

The judgement had been delivered. The guilty one sat in his solitary cell waiting the ultimate freedom; of the liberation of the soul from the body, of the shedding of the current body before it entered another body- like donning of a new garb. It was a moonlit night outside and the moonbeams had the … Continue reading Repentance

Catching Up

Lurking shadow from the past; Mistakes made Have taken shape Of the executioner Perhaps? The veil of secrecy Is torn apart. Very soon It will be time When the past- My past, Reveals itself It’s true colours! Copyright @ Goutam Dutta Continue reading Catching Up

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

Journey with Astrology

Planetary pull, With an aim to rule, Interfering in our lives, Since our birth as a child. The subject of astrology; Complex and at times perplexing, Talk of energy of celestial bodies Defining and directing Destiny of the human being. So there is Jupiter casting a benign spell. While Saturn, cold and ominous, may be … Continue reading Journey with Astrology