Stand Out From The Crowd

There’s this huge throng
With which you’re walking along,
But you wish to be different from them all.
You wish to stand tall
You want the world, you want it all.

To have the crown for outwitting them all,
You must give your best,
You must give it your all.… Continue Reading

Navrasa: Laughter

When the phone rings, I think it’s you

Calling to tell me you’ll be home soon.

But the voice that speaks up belongs to a stranger

And, sounding sorrowful he says you’re gone forever.

He says there was an accident, because of the storm.

And just like that, he says Continue Reading

Multitudes – Day Nineteen of NaPoWriMo

The S. S. Galactica set sail
For a galaxy never heard of before,
So obscure, everyone told me
It was the product of
An overactive imagination.
That she would return,
Weary and a failure.
Nevertheless, the S. S. Galactica sailed,
Bearing multitudes of enthusiastic crewmen,
From all walks of life,… Continue Reading

Sugar – Day Sixteen of NaPoWriMo

I couldn’t help but ponder, but dear ex-lover, do you have some time to spare?

A piece of my father’s philosophy, I’d like to share.
He said, “Life is a balance of everything, just like the sugar and milk in your coffee,
Too much of either can ruin it completely.”
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Grapes— Day Fourteen of NaPoWriMo

They tussled and tossed their sweet selves away,
Your intoxicated thirst was left unquenched
You were frozen in place, held forever by their sway

When you first encountered them, you just wanted to foray
Towards those bitter grapes, in temptation drenched
But they tussled and tossed their sweet selves away… Continue Reading

Cosmic— Day Thirteen of NaPoWriMo

Your hair, darker at the ends, trudges down your shoulders,

Like the cosmic runway that leads to the crepuscular.

 

The eyes that set deep into your face, glimmering with stardust,

Within them, I see dreams that don’t fade or rust.

 

The shade that adorns your pout,

Is the … Continue Reading

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