The green tent

There stood a tentWith the colour so greenon the side of the roadSomewhere in between Some just passed bySome stopped to seeFor it never stopped anyonejust waited in the shadow of the tree The wind straining on the fabricPickets fixing the tent to the groundResisting the urge to fly awayWaiting forever to be found ItContinue reading “The green tent”

Meri parchai dhoondhta hoon inme

उन ऊँचाइयों से देखा हैज़िंदगी को उड़ते हुएहवाओं का रुख़ जिस तरफ़ थाउसी रुख़ बहते हुए सूरज को ढलते देखा हैडूबते क्षितिज को रंगते हुएजैसा रंग खुद का थाउसी रंग में घुलते हुए पानी को बहते देखा हैठहरे पथरों पर छलाँगे भरते हुएजिस तरफ़ उसका अंत थाउसी समंदर की तरफ़ मदमस्त बहते हुए रोशनी कोContinue reading “Meri parchai dhoondhta hoon inme”

Tree Stands Tall

Tree stands tallwhere the seed fellrooted to the groundThere lies it’s existence Roots dig deeperNourishing the growing treeBinding it to the spotThere lies it’s existence Wind brought the seedRain drops buried itTree had no roleThere lies it’s existence Wind that brought itTries to take it placesTree stays, heavily rootedThere lies it’s existence It is rootedStuckContinue reading “Tree Stands Tall”

The rock splits the river

The rock splitsthe river in twoWhy did you do that?The rock was askedI am big and strong it repliedThat is why! The river flows on either sideLetting the rock be in the centreWhy did you do that?The river was asked.I flow eternallyThat is why! The rock won, they all criedRiver sang gleefullyRock is rooted, IContinue reading “The rock splits the river”

What, Where, Why, When? Who will answer?

What is it?Who am I?A piece of glittering diamondOr a wretched impure Where am I?Where is it?In the arms secureOr in a stifling trap Why is that?Why am I?Alive sometimeAsleep sometimes When did it happen?When did I exist?I am hereWhere else would I be What’s in store for me?What did I ever have?Out there, isContinue reading “What, Where, Why, When? Who will answer?”

Sky in the eye

The sky I must reachThe clouds I must pierceSun the scorcherlying beyond the cloudMust look him in the eye The moon and the starsHang on the domeKeeping the worldEncased withinMaintaining the semblance of the lie The dark spaceBeyond and in betweenFills every thingAnd still remains emptyBut seen with the closed eye I have traveled forContinue reading “Sky in the eye”

The rights and the wrongs

The right and the wrongThe shackles unseenthe iron barsand the gaps in between Together they mark the boundsOf the solitary prison cellIn such confinesExists the life we know so well The cells separate the prisonersOne from the otherConfined in their respective cellsTill the time reaches forever The bars they saykeep the prisoners safeto keep themContinue reading “The rights and the wrongs”