Monday, 30 November 2015


A festival of light they said!

Woof!  woof!

But whats with all this noise today!

With my tail tucked in

My ears weeping shut

Dribbling with fear

Whichever turn i take

There is another loud bang! Bang!

A poor dog in the street

A silenced woof !

Now ! Bang bang! And Ha ha ha! 

Happy Diwali  !


Its late at night! 

And I’m  still up and  awake! 

Striving to write poetry  

All my  ideas have run dry

Frustration comes by

And all words seem to run away  from me!

Not far from my desk   

Cuddled up alone on our cozy bed

My beloved sleeps in

Her curly hair, softly dancing in the breeze

A glowing half smile in the depths of peace

No words , no seeking

Just sleeping in silent poetry !

Its time now , I realize

I  too must put my pen down and  huddle in

Love  needs  no fancy poetry

Love  needs no clever words

A warm hug is all that you need !


The heart is greater than the heavens! 

Love  is vaster than space! 

yet,caught up in the cage of  concepts!

Entangled in the web of thoughts! 

Oh! Fickle mind of mine

Wake up! Break free!

Don't you know!

You are the world my friend ! 


Not an  idea! 

Not a dream! 

Not a castle of hope! 

Only to you

I surrender all! 

Oh !  Prayer answering God ! 


The war of the world  is closing in! 

And this time,  your life is at stake! 

Bullets pierce, and tear flesh and life

Bombs explode, and shred dismembered organs

More blood flows on the roads

Than any heart or  vein

Oh friend! 

Oh Where will you run to!

 Oh where will you hide! 

The war of the world is closing in! 

Soon ! You too will be dead!

Like all the other million souls! 

All your dreams and achievements!

All you pleasures, desires and hopes!

All that you have, and all that you care about

All your loved ones,  you so love to protect

All of them, and you, will be soon miserably dead!

And this  time ! Where will you run! Where will you hide ! 

This is the war of the world! This war !

Is not  in a distant troubled nation! 

Nor is it in some radical mind of a terrorist

Not even in the controller of the controller of drones

But Deep within your own hatred ridden heart! 

The shield of hypocrisy will not protect you

The trench of religion will not guard you

The vest of  self-pursuit will not help you 

You were foolish to pursue the arms race of hatred!

You were foolish to use the nuclear weapons of selfishness!

Alas! Its too late now ! For you, and for humanity!

The tree of life is burning! 

The earth is soaking in your blood! 

The oceans turn red, and the waves wash away history! 

Alas! what will remain as the tombstone of man! 


My last breath is over! 

This corpse I leave behind! 

Goodbye cruel world!

Mottled  with passion

Bloating with greed

I  lie rotting by the roadside

I once had a dream of paradise

But now,  only my stench reaches the heavens

A life lost in self pursuit

A breath purely for  self sustenance

A pointless life! 

Good !  All this is over at-last!

Alas! What else can be said!