Could you live with the night in your sunny universe? Could you accommodate a tear in your vast smile? Could you stay awake when all you needed was sleep? Could you fool yourself in thinking everything was fine? Could you carry the burden of the past knowing it wasn’t one of yours? Could you be fine for you and i both? Could you desire when … Continue reading Could you?
‘Poetry is inspired; A result of divine intervention,’ that is what they said when I asked how. Inspiration wasn’t easy to find; The trams, the dirt and the sky; None did any good. Words were jumbled; Phrases strewn across parchments; And feelings left unfelt. I took to the smoke; Relied on the solace of Shiva And the drink of the Devas. But … Continue reading Poetry
There she was in my dream, A canvas- a canvas done by me, She was as ‘normal’ as any of mine can be. Her auburn hair in a severe bun, The black button up, a- turtle neck, a dog’s leash lovingly pressing her delicate neck. Yet she smiled- smiled through all that pain. The old and the wise had once told me- leave the eyes … Continue reading The Lady
Only 19 I was when I met you; That fateful day in spring; When brother Andre unknowingly; Seized my heart from me and gave you. That day I lost all that was dear- My sanity, my pride, my family And most of all myself. Yes, I lost myself to you. Shy, petite, obedient, I was. You charmed me by your darkness. Your handsome face was … Continue reading The muse to her man
Go fishing with no knowledge of where the fish and the hook should be. Go bungee jumping with fear of height in your heart. Mix irish cream with black coffee and drink it as a shot. Wear polka dots to a cocktail party. Listen to the radio and sing along loud even though you can hardly get any note right. Fall in love with some … Continue reading mid week gibberish