The Trapped World

The Trapped World Tragedy is merely news until it befalls us. We wake up so late that we miss the bus. When amplified party music fills our ears, peril tiptoes near… uncertainty appears. We get trapped while acting blind. The demon slowly crawls from behind. There’s no way to escape this mayhem. We have toContinue reading “The Trapped World”

Thinking over thoughts

Thinking over thoughts What do you think of a cloud of thoughts or a dense clouded thought? A fleet of passing moments or a fleeting moment? A barrage of questions or when a question barges in? The silent screams or the scream of silence? The shattered dreams or how the dreams shatter? The ailment ofContinue reading “Thinking over thoughts”

Who are you?

Who are you?Who are you to judge my choices? Why do you give unsolicited advice? Let me fall- you can laugh out loud, then watch me work hard to rise. Just let me be…let me take the risk. If I fail, I shall own my mistakes. Then you’ll see how I gradually learn from myContinue reading “Who are you?”

Appointment letter

Appointment letterTen years ago I used to teach. All memories are still fresh. I felt proud whenever I said, I’m teaching at my own school. Perhaps that was my last chance when I utilised my qualifications. Now those degrees don’t matter- they’re mere letters printed on paper. But why… you may ask?You see…big city hasContinue reading “Appointment letter”

Camouflage

Camouflage One April morning with cozy sunlight, I sat outside admiring the sight. The shrub shook slightly I observed, A chameleon cautiously appeared. It’s tail was long and head high. It glanced at me like a spy. The brown chameleon began to change. It’s head turned red- it looked so strange. It stayed unnerved asContinue reading “Camouflage”

The Road Back Ho(me)

The Road Back Ho(me) Those tranquil tall trees. That vivacious verdant valley. The bewitching blissful breeze. The weather’s dauntless dilly-dally. The hills hiding homely secret. The river’s rushing rhapsody. The fresh fragrant flowery blanket. The birds’ mellow magical melody. The road back home may be winding, yet each turn takes me near. Memories in myContinue reading “The Road Back Ho(me)”

My Quest for the Lucky Clover

My Quest for the Lucky Clover Those dramas once awoke my curiosity, I took the endeavour to search the lucky four-leafed clover amongst the grass and fallen leaves. I found the clovers smiling at me, but none had four leaves…alas! I caressed them with love, not giving up yet – hope was alive. But thoseContinue reading “My Quest for the Lucky Clover”

Bagheera Behind Bars

Bagheera Behind BarsThe kid in me loves to visit the zoo, but how they live makes me sad. Why they’re there, they have no clue and that’s what makes it really bad. I came across a cubical cage with a restless black panther pacing.Such a majestic beast in outrage, it was downright cruel and debasing.Continue reading “Bagheera Behind Bars”

Sinking Boat with a Heartbeat by Zarina

Sinking boat with a Heartbeat by Zarina No man wants to leave his home but few are forced to move. They can’t stay – they must roam. Their existence others disapprove. Huddled in a overcrowded boat, they set sail in hopes to survive. Without food or water they stay afloat, till nothing is left toContinue reading “Sinking Boat with a Heartbeat by Zarina”

The Sunflowers

The Sunflowers The sunflowers await a tuscan sunrise, to give us a bright blooming surprise. And as the sun travels in an arc, they can’t take their eyes off sun’s mark. They move their heads once in a while, as if they’re spreading a golden smile. The bees and butterflies come to greet. They hoverContinue reading “The Sunflowers”