Not Amusing

Amusements are not amusing anymore Slightest hope to escape the revelry thwarted By the unknown hands that surround like apparitions Outlandish illusions form a kind of reality Beliefs based on their premises The rock-hard pillows, heavy mind, interrupted sleep Dreams and their fragments- only a few scattered Abandoned here and there and trampled Unapologetic feet desecrate the coveted territories Dug up, the terrible times, regenerate … Continue reading Not Amusing

How Long? Enough to Think

How long can you slouch over the morning and try to repress the lights Sitting erect may become an arduous task due to the immense burden Of the unseen worries, the imagined times of turmoil, and scant hope Dreams that were seeded never had enough opportunity to germinate Feels, like the flickering horizon, is trying to communicate frantically There’s never enough room for the contradictory … Continue reading How Long? Enough to Think

Eyes Struggle

All that is yonder, the eyes struggle to identify their reason Require attention too, but the weather has become murkier Eyes cannot open wider, they are not much wiser either Mysteriously blanketed mind anticipates foul times to intensify Sun is bright, but its temper is harsher compared to epochs Pushed further away from the comprehension of keen mind Out of sight does mean the heart … Continue reading Eyes Struggle

Mundane Tragic Elements

While writing tragedies and eulogizing them with the intention of not only an artistic purpose but also to generate intense emotions, it becomes a habit of tragic-philosophical expression in a mundane language. While scrutinizing life there is a chance of missing out the subconscious darkness that casts a shadow on a piece of writing. Literature is about exploring all the elements of life, the positive and negative, and creating a balanced view through mature interpretations of life. To emphasize … Continue reading Mundane Tragic Elements

Barriers

Let’s ignore the walls The graffiti and bold statements Colourful, yet they are biased Brandishing thoughts  Capable of overriding logic Walls have motives Ideas of safety kept aside Divide!  Quarantine positive thoughts Infectious ideas thrive Body becomes immune Absorbs acerbic perceptions Gazes can censure gullible hearts Denuded, they fumble to escape Within walls, last refuge Again, separated from reality Partitioned and portioned awareness Not enough to … Continue reading Barriers