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

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

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

The Strays On Road

The strays on the road; We never know how much They have to endure. Homeless they live; The brunt of every season borne stoically. Their bodies hardened to defend, Every virus, disease reduced to irrelevance. Through hunger, thirst, danger thrust on them by speeding vehicles, They live on. Never bitter, Never gloomy, Never looking at … Continue reading The Strays On Road

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