Breathe-Easy

This society; Claustrophobic, Squeezes, Imposes, Restrains, A rat race to run, Wealth, fame entices, Living for the moment, Tomorrow’s not anyone’s headache. Tensed existence; Laboured breath, Pain and distress, Anxiety, stress, No time to waste, Ladder of success, Expectations wait On bated breath. Years of existence; Sans emotion, Mechanical motion, A coiled spring Reacting to … Continue reading Breathe-Easy

Let’s Go..

Come! Let’s go! Leaving the keys on the door. Leaving the gadgets dead and cold. Leaving the sun rays to come in Through the open curtains And stroll; Filling the niches And the darkness Hiding in corners. Come! Let’s go! There.. Where awaits a slice of happiness. Where nature awaits To take us in its … Continue reading Let’s Go..

Grandma’s sweater

It’s been a year now since grandma left us. Surrounded by her son, daughter in law and her grandsons, she folded her hands to acknowledge everyone and then, she was gone. Amidst the hectic activity that followed for a few days thereafter, I was largely ignored. There were guests who came in to meet my … Continue reading Grandma’s sweater

Ah! Autumn…

Ah! Autumn! Season of joy at seeing fruits of labour rear their heads all over land, fluttering in a dance to the tune of cool breeze. Season of azure and breathtaking sunsets; as if the sky is overjoyed at being rid of the heavy cloak of brooding, menacing clouds. Season of journeys; migratory birds taking … Continue reading Ah! Autumn…

Lovers’ Ways

Gaze into my eyes, She said. That’s where love resides. Look into them And you shall decipher, A route going down Into my heart. To know what’s in my heart, You need your eyes To look straight into mine And fathom What my heart desires. Mere words are not enough To express desires. Lips can … Continue reading Lovers’ Ways

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

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