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The Death of Words

April 17, 2011


He caught her Just fallen, but braver Just a casual phone call, Turned dusk to nightfall, The pace of conversation, Switching seamlessly, From intense to airy, From slow to fast, Such a contrast The two posed so candidly Their alter egos would agree The call was anything but blurry Each hung on every word Every […]

Peace of Mind.

April 13, 2011


It’s so much more, Than just getting over, Moving on, from a string Of irritant instances. It’s come now to begging- For peace of mind. It’s so much lesser, Than giving to those prouder The benefit of doubt, Absorbing silently the stings without Adjudging them as illusionary friends, For peace of mind It’s so much […]

Emptied Wine

April 11, 2011


This poem’s been written for Magpie Tales. They sat there all evening, Late unto next morning, Wanting to numb any sensation, Wander off, for all they care, to Brooklyn, Intending to drink until they visualize, The union of their two lives, Bright, like these cascading lights, Like this jazz, when its tune nose dives, The […]


April 11, 2011


An attempt at another form of poetry, which I saw in Vinay’s blog. Hope I’ve done some justice to it!   I’ve Swung Between Restlessness And patience till now. A perennial headache this swing. Of a pendulum Whose pace I Ought to Dic- Tate.   An Irony Of sorts. To not wait at, but Walk […]


April 10, 2011


These are three different Gogyohka, written on three different topics. This is my first attempt at writing any strict form of poetry. Hope you guys enjoy it. {On dreams not materializing} I held her steadily Hoping to see Her colors fly Not knowing She’d fade before her flight. {On poverty and hunger} It’s always a […]


April 8, 2011


Scene I- The curtains opened.. She strolled With the ease of a cloud Playing a character Until her piece, unsold Scene II: Praise showered On her like dew drops That even the impassive Girl she was, savored. The curtains closed.. After the curtains shut: She blacked out into a trance Burying her naivety, Into a […]

A Naive(?) Take on Naivety

April 3, 2011


It is naivety To assume all eyes See things as they are It is naivety To assume all men Are moved equally by reality It is naivety To hope our good is considered When choices are made It is naivety To believe an act of affection Will have a domino effect It is naivety To […]