Archive for October, 2012

Clouds willing to rain

Valley of volition Leaves you perplexed Eager to embrace The winds that are dry Or swim in the lake Of leaking desires But splashes of smiles Cause wrinkles on your forehead You can not contain The volcano of volition Remain buried, o traveller alone This breeze will find Clouds willing to rain

why should birds not complain

why should birds not complain when grains come their way sprouted but not always only when we are done with them they clean the leftovers now that they are trying to clean up will we live on their leftover

scattered smiles, swallowed pride

scattered smiles, swallowed pride why will the clouds scare, and stars hide the mellowed music, meaningful breaths spread the sunshine, dont hold unpaid debts sleep and dont sigh, absorb aroma of yawny nights dissolve the dried marks of tears, frame the silky sights

leaves that dont leave

leaves, dried and pressed may serve a purpose they remain etched on stony faces of those who can not let leaves leave the abandoned lanes of derelict houses may be these leaves will get life someday, somewhere when clouds will be unhinged from the winds

the deep gorge of dark nights

dont force me to drown in the sea of serenity dont ask me to delve into the deep gorge of dark nights dont ask me, if i am afraid, for i am dont ask me, if i am untrustworthy for i am dont ask me, if i can not walk longer for i can not [...]

Maa kaali: will you let me clean the steps

Maa kaali: will you let me clean the steps the temple has been visited by so many and soon, they will all be gone you will be alone will you listen to me then i walk with you i hold your hand i look into your eyes i trust you and then you in your [...]

dont laugh, said the silent squirrel

dont laugh, said the scattered leaves one day you might be strewn all over some hopes here, some dreams there some leaves still green and some in colour dont laugh, said the silent squirrel you will have to account for all the bites impatient wait, of a delayed spring repulsed echo of depressing nights dont [...]

will you carve the milestones, when path is not paved

dont awaken me said the dried dream but it was already the time to feed birds their will prevailed rays entered my room carrying message of hope but then they also painted all the blank pages in my diary with a paint of persistence no matter what i wish to write i must defer to [...]

having your way

you will insist on having your way it does not matter what happens to the sprouts that wither on the way or the tender vines lose their support the trees hosting their hopes are denied nourishment why should you have your way why should all flowers lose their seeds why should all clouds decide to [...]

O Kaali will you let the river flood my garden

O kaali will you let the river flood my garden and immerse all the idols i sculpted from the clay of the deep pond outside your temple they all looked alike i did not want to keep them and you will not oblige me will not flood my garden why should u deny me the [...]