Silent windows

Ever seen lightsin the nightLittle windowsCurtained or otherwise Spilling lights,Telling talesInocent traitorsof secrets inside Telling allYet holding backHeld back byVaguest of ties Each one lostIn multitudes of lightsHiding, yet being a beaconOf another life Another lifeFull of sorrows and liesCelebrating a happy momentOr a momentous high Each one trappedWith losses and gainor with a dreadofContinue reading “Silent windows”

Stillness of the deep

In the lakeLaying placidLies buriedmeanings deep Calm on the surfaceLike a pretending mirrorReflecting the fakeHiding the truth beneath the inquisitive fingerScratches the surfaceIn a poke of inquiryPierces the flimsy sheath Ripples give awaythe illusionDistorting the unrealRevealing the truth we seek It’s not the blue skyOr the ochre of the woodsIt’s the flow of the waterAndContinue reading “Stillness of the deep”

In between the moments

Who decides,the next momentDoes it wait for meOr do I seek? When do I exitthe pastand enter the presentI wonder? If I do movefrom the pastto the present,what do I traverse? From the pastto the destinationThat is nowWhere do I exist? Does that journeyin betweengo without noticingAs if in a sleep? That state betweenthe thenContinue reading “In between the moments”

ग़लत फ़हमी

ड्रॉइंग रूम में सजी मूरतजो किसी कारीगर कीनायाब कारीगरी थीजिसे मजबूर हो करबेचा था उसनेआज वो मेरी है धूल से लथपथअपने गले परअपनी क़ीमत लटकाएजो कभी दुकान के कोने मेंबेज़ुबान पड़ी थीआज वो मेरी है मोल देकर ख़रीदा हैमालिक बदल गया हैना पूछा इस बेज़ुबान सेना ज़रूरत समझीकिसी और की ज़िंदगी का हिस्सा थीआज वोContinue reading “ग़लत फ़हमी”