Sudden Retreat

Sullen retreat from the celebrations A spectre of impending reality Dreamers are aware Of sudden changes in feelings Drunken revelry over widening chasms It feels so mundane to remain quiet Away from crowded opinions Shattered languages Half-hearted communications A kind of distress everywhere Irregular sighs and complaints Lonely contemplations are rare Hounded by intemperate thoughts Whirlwind adventures Excesses of impulsive decisions ~Amitav Continue reading Sudden Retreat

I Cannot Follow the Stories

You speak in haste and voices change tracks without warning My ears are strained while listening to your stories Before my mind can examine, they get entangled with a new theme It irks me that I cannot listen to you in leisure Go away- travel some more, gather some more stories; carry some patience next time As if your tongue is misdirected by the misdirected … Continue reading I Cannot Follow the Stories


Anchored in depths of nothingness Nature’s enthusiasm yelling at mirthful heart Uneventful furlough chained to the waves A willing moment guided by the winds Framing dreams when viewed without a window Transfixed eyes keep aside the questions Innermost trepidations are unanswered Energetic wasps sting the restless heart Towards the charming Sun is the only dream Waiting for the inner storm to die down And judge … Continue reading Disconnected

In Sleep

The body is asleep Mind is awake and aware Navigating the entire universe Sailing on a ship named Sleep Negotiating the various waves- Harmonizing and turbulent Yet, the sailor sails through Mind is an excellent helmsman Deep into the surreal world Sleep is a wonderful experience An adventure of dreams Thankful for the mind being awake For a journey into eternal knowledge© Continue reading In Sleep

Walking the Winter Nights

Winter nights unleashes a challenge for the soul. Winter says, “I have come here to stay. Dare you to explore the winter night and stay awake, till dawn clears the fog.” The daredevil heart decides to accept the challenge and walk the city streets through the night. Without a care in the world, the vagabond, oblivious of sleep and comfort of the warm bed, decides … Continue reading Walking the Winter Nights

World of Woes

A world closer to you Most often you overlook Distant visions look alluring Subtle feelings and affections Makes you feel smothered Ye shall miss the nuances Painting the world in gray You fail to listen to the pleas Words from the heart Preferring the air of ambiguity Clandestinely walking around Without an abode to retire Risking the crumbling world within Looking at life with crude … Continue reading World of Woes

Travel with Thoughts

The trajectories of your thoughts Leaves indelible fine lines on life’s map Enmeshed with the course of your fate Floating across the vast expanse of nothingness Trying to find semblance of reality to hide The multitude of routes proves dreary You travel along the tunnel of thoughts Tackling the parallel routes and losing direction Back and forth with feelings of trepidation It’s time to follow … Continue reading Travel with Thoughts

Solitary Wanderings

Sublime dreams of mystical wanderings Thoughts that are considered delirious A soul propelled through the spiraling consciousness Away from the blanket thoughts of mundane ramblings Aimless and an idle soul respects the timeless fervor Silence means a world swathed in eternal light of truth There are moments of euphoric feeling on oneness Adopted by the entire universe as its own being Feeling alive with the … Continue reading Solitary Wanderings