The Lighthouse

Look at my hues earthlings, says the sky, decked in mesmerizing hues of orange. The sky however is moody; changing colours on it’s own whim and fancy. Sometimes it is sombre and grey, sometimes dark and menacing and at times bedecked in hues that can give even the most beautiful maiden, an inferiority complex. Through … Continue reading The Lighthouse

In Panda Land

“Sirs! I wanted to make you aware that you are now entering the habitat zone of the Himalayan Red Pandas”! We were on an adventure trip through the hills of North Bengal and had made a brief halt to let our motorbikes cool down a bit after tackling the arduous climb up the hill slopes. … Continue reading In Panda Land

No Rainbows

An endless night. Kept awake by screams Inside the head And hunger In their bellies. Endless streams of tears, Like torrential rain, Creating a haze around the eyes. A country, Now no longer theirs. Uprooted from their land Forced into a life of vagabonds! A dream shattered. Struggles threaten to break resolve. Ends never seeming … Continue reading No Rainbows

Extraordinary?

Extraordinary? That’s certainly not me! In simple things I find my glee. Extraordinary? That’s not me! Content on an existence Simple and worry-free. Extraordinary? The celestial bodies may be so! I am dull as lead Not blue blooded, only red. Extraordinary? No questions can arise about this. No tricks up my sleeve Strive hard to … Continue reading Extraordinary?

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