[298] Insomnia and I

[298] Insomnia and I

Moonlight hits the brownness of my coffee cup kept on my cluttered table The dark moon of my eyes is turning larger in sync with thoughts that reside Insomnia chuckles at my decision as i let the coffee help it in spite of my doctor’s advice But I need to be in control not let [...]

[297] Breathe In

[297] Breathe In

The clouds have seen it allin all their shapes and formsThey hide constellations from your eyesjust so you can fall asleep on your ownAs you lay next to the warmth of yourburning chimney cloudsAs we see up aboveWe forget where we areand fade into a tunnel of timeIt’s either a daze of yesterdayor the promise [...]

[264] Distortion

[264] Distortion

It’s not easy to live with discontent or to watch sunsets with jet lag or to take hollow flights of fancy thoughts that come down crashing when you’re lovelorn Smoke and memories fade into you And it begins a war that you already knew We perform the dance of not knowing what we’re thinking about [...]

[263] Swan Song

[263] Swan Song

Days of explorations turn into nights in a blink Unexpected wisdom arises from low expectations Childish hands over your closed eyes and you go through the rapture finally looking through all that you blocked Whispering secrets False promises Ignorant bliss Careless smiles Carefree presence A natural state It comes back in monosyllabic dreams You’ve lost [...]

[257] Discriminating Cycles

[257] Discriminating Cycles

Time is the greatest discriminator For some there’s less For some there’s more For some it’s omnipresent For some it’s invisible There are moments you feel where you’re not the happiest but the most content You realise you don’t know the time then but then the desire to know it arises and your eyes waver [...]

[251] An Old Night

[251] An Old Night

Confessing numbness Caressing depression I’ve forgot to look in the right places Forgotten dreams of a mighty dynasty I live in abeyance Like a lonely sun No visible illness so you deny my right to feel I deny my right to bleed I lie down in hopes I’ll rise again A sharp thought flows through [...]

[238] The Napkin Cafe

[238] The Napkin Cafe

Mumbai is a city where you see people drifting in and out of their own lives. Some days they feel the urge to live and some days they stay quiet and let the city consume them. On the days of living people go out in blind hope of chancing upon their destiny. They feel the [...]