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

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

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

One Day

One day, A patch of cloud Broke free and set out. Riding the wings Of the friendly breeze. Curly and dark, Like your beautiful locks, It came and curled around the sun; Just like your locks lay Spread out over my face One day. One day, A chance encounter At the riverfront. You and I, … Continue reading One Day

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…