The layover

Connecting flightsWith adequate time to spareFlight warned of a layoverBut promised the lowest fare Wondering what to doWhile i had some extra timeWhy not use the loungeAnd I guess it was fine Took some timeto spot the coordinateAnd some more time toGather the courageous state In the line I stoodMy expression calmShuffling with the manyContinue reading “The layover”

Celeberating the Republic

Saluting the flagHead held highPride surging through the veinsExpressing through moist eyes Sun shining on Upturned faces beaming faces adding brillianceHearts beat in rhythmResonating with the millions Band plays the anthemWind flutters through the fabricFor ‘we the people’Are celebrating the republic

Dog-eared to the end

There I reach At the last few pages Close to where The book would end Where it no longer will hold in its cover A story unread For me Forever There in those last few pages I stop There I close the book Dog eared at the last unread page To be read later ButContinue reading “Dog-eared to the end”

Awake or Asleep

The sun rises Showering it’s glorious rays illuminating the world With colours of life The awake see the spectacle of the day For the sleeping it’s the dark night There is glory in the world waiting for us to see. They materialise when we see them. They wait for us to see. We just haveContinue reading “Awake or Asleep”

Stones of the same rock

Earth tremble and QuakesThe mass shiftsThe muddy skin splits and cracksAnd then the boulder rolls Dislodged from its lofty heightsDown the hill it fallsSkipping over the slopesRacing to the valley below and then with that final leapIt lands near the gushing streamThe crash is loudShaking the earth even more Impact shatters the mighty rockNo longerContinue reading “Stones of the same rock”

Oh my Happiness, you can’t make me sad

You have goneEmptiness engulfs meGrief is heavyCrushing me beneathBut then I wonder Memories of you Are the best I ever hadOh my Happiness You can’t make me Sad The impermanence of lifeThe fragility of futureThe human delusion of successThe warm bonding of relationsYou made us pause and ponder Happiness is shroudedin a false sense ofContinue reading “Oh my Happiness, you can’t make me sad”

The Aisle seat

HumanityStacked in rowsSecured by beltsOn the assigned seatsSome paidSome free Moving as one massTo the common destinationConfinedIn the fixed spaceStatic insideSurging outside Cocooned in thoughtsEach one his ownTogether yet separatedin the cloudsSome remain strangersSome make friends Pilot steersOn the preset paththrough turbulent weatherThe hostess maintains calmSome sleepSome pray The wingsSpread wideSlicing through the airResponsive toContinue reading “The Aisle seat”