Archive for July, 2006

it rained last night again,

it rained last night again, and washed away the footprints on the sand of sad silences sprayed on the path that i had walked with you once now, do not remind me of the chatter of birds who have not forgotten my daily chore of feeding them one by one in the way they want [...]

Kali 33: till when will these flowers wait

till when will these flowers wait i wish to offer to you every day but then in your anxiety to be fair to all devotees you turn me always away some times you remind me of all the past affection that came in my way and some times you observe how insistence never pleases you, [...]

please look away, let me be weak

look away, so that i may steal a bit i may rob some clouds of their sparkle i may seduce the breeze and make her change her mind and direction pl look away do not burden me with halo of adulation it hurts it distracts me from my vulnerabilities just as dear runs here and [...]

packing the imaginations away

packing the imaginations away bundled into a bag you had given me to keep thigs safe but i warned you not to give me this beautiful bag u did not agree look what have i packed into it all your memories, neatly pressed and polished but i hope your bag will help me keep them [...]

falling into a river

falling into a river was like jumping over a ray of light passing through my courtyard every morning more i try to see the light less i have it it changes every time i see it can i close my eyes and escape this change at least for a few moments lying at the bottom [...]

on becoming realistic in an unreasonable world

the day i become realistic, i think, i will cease to exist why are you asking me to walk on the same earth which some times has drought of desires and some times floods of tears why not give me a new earth that will have valleyes of blue flowers of the same colour that [...]

do not use masks

afraid of asking questions, do not use masks they will get washed away in rains but then who does not wear masks, some wearthem and some have grown these on their skin even rains can not wash do not curse clouds for being benign what could they do, they can not fall in love with [...]

the desire to go home

the desire to go home has bothered some birds  for mellenia, they wish to go back, to the same corners where they had a few moments alone in confidence and of all pretentions, shorn why do i wish to go home, smell of the same chemistry in the kitchen my mother’s miracles or my fathers’ [...]

kali 31: when the stains of the silence

when the stains of the silence stick to your scarf you do want to wipe the face or forehad on which pespiration sparkles like the stars that have fallen from a broken sky i am not sure if i need to extend my arms so that you can lean and rest or should  i just [...]