ZEN DETACHMENT


  Retreating ever so slowly, And teasing with its vanishing glory, The Evening is about to sign off for the day.   Without any nerves or regrets, Almost like you did.   Leaving… Continue reading

CONFESSIONS


The sun shows up with such a promise almost every day, Like a politician during elections; The promise, sadly, is short – lived, And then the sun slips away In the mysticism of… Continue reading

THE RIVER


Comforting and delicious, The river of memories is treacherous as well. Only Time can tell If I’ll drown or swim. Its caressing waves are so intoxicating; It takes me to my Xanadu, To… Continue reading

TIME: A MONOLOGUE


  Grateful as I am, (I really am!) For my gray hair, I don’t blame you. I know you don’t even care, And, why should you? You’re way too powerful, Indifferent to the… Continue reading

ARTIFACTS OF MEMORY


Days hurtle along the tracks of time, Like the freight trains, Making a lot of meaningless noise. Packed with commercial consumables, My days are often redeemed By the artifacts of memory You left… Continue reading

EASTERN LIGHTS


EASTERN LIGHTS The arrival of April Is anything But run of the mill. I knew this, But something went amiss. The promise of Spring, The promise of revival Turned out to be just… Continue reading

Farewell to Fall


  Fall, An architecture of ruin, Sheds the illusions of life; Bare and blank, The avenue gets littered with the remnants Of a season gone by; I’m still happy. At least now I’ll… Continue reading

THE LAKE


Nestled up in the mountains, It flows very gently And is in no hurry to go anywhere; Almost like a tired, lost, and listless orphan, It looks at a lonely cloud – Which… Continue reading

METAMORPHOSIS


Buried under the consecutive layers of Time, Pain, raw and dark, Gets metamorphosed Into the glittering diamonds of memory!  

THE TEMPTRESS


  Days, weeks, months, and years, All merge into the inexorable movement of Time, Creating this mesmerizing mirage of memories – That tempts, and tortures us; And lulls us like a temptress in… Continue reading