Monthly Archives: June 2017

Shades of gray

I created memories from thin air, Breathing deeply while you were near, And hid them inside me, Whispy popcorn balls of smell and touch. When I later tried To hold them in my hands, The memories erupted Into dreams and … Continue reading

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Ghosts

we held time in our hands and made it stay still, like a cup of water waiting to be drunk, and painted memories on its surface, believing that, like water on a cool day, it wouldn’t change. *** i’ve read … Continue reading

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Viola

Viola stood on the hilltop, dwarfed amidst the cedars and pines; yet rising up straight and strong, delicately carved in cream and grey stone. Her lips are set in a gentle smile and her misty eyes radiate goodness, and they … Continue reading

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E for Escape

The sunlight in the leaves, The sweetness playing inside flowers, The breaths of ripe fruits, The eyes behind your stoic face, The feet resting on the ground, The stories brewing on your lips, And the realities being born inside your … Continue reading

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Perfect Water

I was perfect water- Stayed in the vessel And reflected the lights Making them look magnificent. I was perfect water- Stayed in the vessel, Neither dripping nor flowing, Never going anywhere. I was perfect water- Until a drop of rain … Continue reading

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Hyderabad Heat

The heat in Hyderabad Is deceptively cool. It’s brilliance draws you out And you feel no sweat and no thirst. In the soft shade of the trees And in their gentle breeze, You feel pleasant and warm. But the warmth … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple

Let’s talk – Of the “situation” in Kashmir, Of atrocities in Syria, Of disillusionment in Manipur, Of naxals and stone pelters, Of the army and the police, Of protestors and activists, Of media, of politicians, Of truths, half truths and … Continue reading

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