Archive for November, 2011

Ma kaali, remain as you are

why should i aspire to wash the steps of your temple when you have not even blessed me once, i discover some dust which must have touched your feet some time, and take that as blessings do i need any thing more my pain, my anguish my frustrating persistence is ;ole only a petal of [...]

why have i waited for so long

why have i waited for so long the shadows were with me all along i was looking for you, but you, like stilt roots, were supporting a big roof there under which a nursery of young saplings needed you, now that the gate is open and the saplings have grown up, will you return to [...]

the lips listlessly waited

when the stirrings could not contain, the brim was afar and the lips listlessly waited for words but they were far to seek silence bridged the gap between the yearnings and the blessings of the time you stay there, close the door and let me not come out i may come too far and then [...]

right to left, top to bottom, and left to write again

inspired by cross dialogue with designers from japan and Portugal and India in my room how do i look for ideas, right to left as japanese do no, no but they write top to bottom, but then am i left to write again what i see, observe and mean the creative impulses don’t move in [...]

ek akeli pagdandi

ek akeli pagdandi, kya kuchh keh pati, kisko batlati dard kisee ke gujarney ka, kisee ke ka na thaharney ka santap sehlaeti sara ka sara agar pedon ne apni chhaya ko mujhse churaya na hota kisee ne kisee ko meri paridhi mein samaya na hota

if you were just to steal

if you were just to steal, a few moments, crime would have been lesser but you sow them in the deserts of desires bury them in the lake of licenses scatter them in the fields of fond hopes and then these moments grow like the seeds of calotropis wind spreads them afar, with immense possibilities [...]

The fractured paths

What an accident When a heart can no more cope The life slips on a slope And you realise the pain That had remained frozen Like a glacier On a steep mountain When a time is changed suddenly The meanings are transformed You no more mean the same As you did When trees flowered The [...]

The slopes of shrinking sky

Every time Every single time I heard the music of your Tears flowing down The slopes of shrinking sky I knew I had to burn a fire Of all the Left over letters I wrote But never sent To an address which Dead letter office Said, did not exist

roasted dreams

When you are nowhere one goes You have almost closed The gate to that place, The fire in the oven The baked bread The stale wine And the roasted dreams Of that shining armour Which made the warrior lose The war Before one could even fight Properly The soldiers had found the cause They fought [...]

when the night slips quietly into morning

when night slips quietly into morning she does not whisper her arrival who was awaiting always outside my window, the moist breeze which will not stop the moving curtains and will not let dryness of my throat be hidden i am in wait here, once again stars are witness to the serenity that prevails outside [...]