Hollow Of A Dark Night

In a world of desires I stand cracked but firm Holding my roots strong, hiding my inner squirm Turning a deaf ear to the sinful pelting of life Wearing a brave face, hiding my personal strife What lies ahead is beyond me to unravel But I will still walk the path on painful gravel Towards…

The Longest Walk

A peculiar night it was with dark clouds taking over the calm sky and before he could realize, he was already drenched. As he pushed open the gate, he found the house to be disturbingly silent. Something was amiss, he was sure but what? Mom stood there like a stone, teary eyed with shivering hands….

Lost Answers

My silence is not my weakness It’s a strength few can understand It takes great courage to be mum When all you want to do is scream your guts out The tension is pent up somewhere back But I am holding onto the last ray of hope I look powerful, in control of myself But…

When Your Wings…

As the azure sky calls out to me I spread my wings to their full glory They flutter and they stretch in grace Ready for their journey to the far unknown The mystery of the unfathomable pulls me I bend forward for my flight… but stop midway They ask me why? They call me crazy…

A Brave Flight

Up and above the mystic skies I am rising with every leap I take With light glistening in my eyes, hope splurging Towards a new beginning, hugging my freedom As I near the emanating light, a thud stops me There above the inviting skies is a barrier so rigid It stops me midway with its…

The ‘Tempting’ Road

There are always two ways to go about your life, the easy way and the right way. The latter is a tough road, replete with challenges but it is ethically correct. Whereas the first road looks rewarding, is a child’s play but seamlessly conceals a trap. Before you know you are already tempted by the…

Isolation

My dream has come true by the bay, I am finally all by myself today! Away from the worldly noise I sit in blissful silence, Not a drop of noise here, a day far from your guidance… Up and above the petty talks… I sit in solitude reflecting how my life walks… It’s not my…

That Little Girl

You want to give up, don’t you? Okay, forget about what you have done so far and end your journey mid way. But before you let the last clasp break open and free you from your dreams just think about that little girl who dreams of becoming like you someday! Can you disappoint her and…

The Techno Love

“A new roboticist has joined us”, announced a mechanical voice. After the preliminary courtesies, all went about their work. In a world full of artificial intelligence, the living beings had turned a robot themselves. No feelings, no urge to break the routine, nothing excited them apart from a new invention. What a lively place it…

Filling The Void

He died in a car accident, very young he was. Destiny you call it or a deadly mistake, doesn’t matter. What’s important is that he left a family behind, a youthful wife and a little daughter. “Marry again; you have your whole life in front of you. You need someone by your side, someone to…

The Railroad Dream

“There has to be a choice, what on earth do you mean by no alternative?” thundered an angry father. “Are you daft or something? You surely have options under your sleeve, there is no such situation where you encounter just one route”, her mother jumped in. Amid the chaos, she found herself traveling off to…

What Lights The Dark

Taking a walk by the beach late in the evening she was reflecting on the wrong decisions she had made in her life. Every mistake that had pushed her into the dark came haunting at her. Cursing, cribbing she moved closer to the waters, her decision made, to end this worthless life. Perched on the…