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”

Work in Progress

Debris strewn Scaffoldings fixed All preparations are in place The sign is up for all to see The work is in progress The stones and shingles, reunite in the rolling concrete separated from their mighty father By exploding holes, filled with fire The work is in progress Machines still obey The hands that push theContinue reading “Work in Progress”

Infected

ingress of the unseena touch of anotherFrom one of usInadvertent and unknowing In us it residesIn me it thrivesIn me it livesUnseen and undetected I changeIt changes meit’s presence withinmakes me a threatAvoided and Detested To be lockedFrom others as meTo save the restTill it dies withinConfined and protected It is stopping usFrom being whatContinue reading “Infected”

What I missed this morning

It’s another day. The grind of the day commences as seconds turn into minutes. The timings are forced by habit. Each moment optimised to maximise comfort and safe living. Safety was built through certainty, by sticking to the practiced routine. This day was no different. The countdown began as I pulled the car out ofContinue reading “What I missed this morning”

Inheritance

The rubber tried to hold on to the tar, but it was a losing battle. The speed was too high and time too less. Umesh was distracted by the message on the mobile as he executed the turn on the hilly serpentine road to Manali. Swathi slept peacefully as many events crowded into the lastContinue reading “Inheritance”