And the search still goes on!

Life, they say is a treasure, and I say it is difficult to measure, For me, it is the search that started years ago, because in this sea of love my boat still rows. It waits for your island which is far away, “Be patient my boat”, I always say…. I search for you in…

Winter woes

The nip in the air is gone Sorry, the nip is very much here The enveloping cold Insulates me from the warmth And from love But it is tainted With toxic fumes. I sometimes wonder Will holding my breathe For a few seconds Every now and then Will stop this taint From spreading to my…

Drudgery

Hidden feelings lying in some corner, residual emotions tucked in another, desires still left unhindered, untouched they are, left to wither away.   Wither? I wish they were dead, devolving in the abyss moment by moment, I shun them to fade away in the dark, but they yearn to burst with the familiar.   So…

High on happiness

Forgotten I had About tender happiness The happiness of every precious moment Of a smile passed Of love shown Of a milestone won! This happiness that keeps coming in waves Swaying me with it Cascading through my sinews Like the colours of summer And the ecstasy of drizzles And my broken heart This bruised heart…

The silence between us

Gloom surround us With whorls of silence Waiting to envelope us In this depressive fall The silence that bonded us Is still not broken Not broken yet The sounds of this haunting silence Buzzes our ears Waking us from our dread And this unexpected slumber These rings of silence Long forgotten In our lost words…

Absence

This year began on a cold note, and I listen to the resolutions everyone quotes, A new beginning is waiting for me there, but I lack the excitement because you are not here. The winter continues to send shivers across, and I gather myself to overcome your loss. The icy weather coerces layers upon layers,…

AN ODE TO THE RAINY SEASON

As the earth bears the May heat,people yearn for an early treat,And the mighty sun keeps on unleashing its powers,Come June, and here comes the showers,A day or two of solitude passes,And then again, the timid clouds part away to make way for the arrogant sun,the twinkle goes from everyone’s face,as the sun continues to…

STILL THE SAME

I am still the same rose that grows by your side, and still the same drop of tear that flows from your very eyes, but you have found the orchids to make up your days, and pasted the fake happiness on your gloomy face. I am the same sun that wakes you everyday, and still…

Ageing walls

The walls will turn more rusticThe designs will fade awayThe colours won’t last that longBut these memoriesOnly these memories shall remain! Major throwback to my travel escapade to City Palace, Jaipur.