Melting Boundaries (Pighalte Dayre)

कुछ दायरेकुछ रस्मों रिवाजमेरी हदें तय किया करती हैं मेरा वजूदमेरा मज़हबमेरी पहचान बताया करती हैं मुझे कहाँ जाना हैमुझे क्या करना हैअक्सर ये बयान करती हैं किनारों में रहकर महफ़ूज़ रहा हूँमुक़र्रर मंज़िल की तरफ़ लाचार बहता रहा हूँअपनी पहचान भूल, खारा हो गया हूँ समंदर मेरी मंज़िल नहींमैं कोई दरिया भी नहींमैं तोContinue reading “Melting Boundaries (Pighalte Dayre)”

Let’s paint the fence

Fence separatesthe insideFrom what liesOn the outside What stays within it’s boundOr What lies outsideIt’s not for the fenceto judge or decide It stays on the fringeIn touch with either sideNot the one to connectOnly built to divide It’s one fenceWith two sidesOne is with the insideOne faces the outside One side restrictsThe other sideContinue reading “Let’s paint the fence”

Two stranger eyes

Two eyes meetStrangers are they bothThe gaze stay a bit longerEach mind sees and knows Each eye mirroringthe person insideBoth sad and forlorn withinWhat the cloths failed to hide No recognitionNone of the worldly relationsThe fleeting moments,Were their only connections In the intersecting momentsTwo lives convergedtwo forlorn eyes connectedNo rich no poor The moments passedTwoContinue reading “Two stranger eyes”

Closer to Core

Spinning like a topConstantly in motionedges moving fasterSlowly moves the core If I would stopI would fallFearful of not spinningAfraid, of being ‘me’ no more On pointed endI hang in balanceForever in pursuitdrilling through the floor Force of the chordwould eventually expireinevitable would happenSpinning top would spin no more With the last wobbleThe top fallsItContinue reading “Closer to Core”

Trespassers will be prosecuted

The roads slashesthe jungle half,creating two sidesof one whole massdozers scrape brutallyTonsuring the soil Divide was clean and brutalmolten tar scorched the earththe sign postproclaims in triumphconquest of the civilisedover the wild Speeding iron beasts honkStriking fear in humble wild heartsUnseen crawlers are crushedspinning rubber show no remorseThe grazer were confinedSplit on either side theContinue reading “Trespassers will be prosecuted”