[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 [...]

[224] Kissing Memories

[224] Kissing Memories

When my imagination goes astray Clouds form constellations and birds fly away I live where you want to be but I want to be where you live We never meet in between Always pushing and pulling on our fantasies The cold of the night drifts into the day we wake up at the dawn of [...]