Observing from a Corner

From the corner of life From frozen dreams Reality dawns passive days Stays longer with me Change is like an unknown particle Schism of life- two dimensions Eyes straining to see between them Looking for a clear passage Journey without images, definitions Traditions and numbed busyness A frozen soul packed in stereotypes Seeking warmth, love, an embrace From a world that is in dreams Pristine, … Continue reading Observing from a Corner

Self Love

As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”. As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody if I try to force my desires on this person, even though I knew the time was not right and … Continue reading Self Love

The Truth

Everyone desires the truth Nothing but the truthSo they demand, even express their ways to search for itSome weak convulsions, of ideas and ideologies Consulting idealogues; selective listeners, swelling crowdBreaths of euphoria, momentary gainsLots of chatter, you know, looking for definite answersThat truth, which everyone mentions in their lifetime Every age has its own, ‘race against time’Some have plundered, created fictitious versions, of truthsPlaced them … Continue reading The Truth


You cannot record silenceNo proof that it has any meaningIt exists, independent, against resistanceOf thoughts, ideas, objects that clutter spaceIt embraces you, takes you away from the commotionJust when you feel like a lonely tree against unruly windsSilence places you into a wombRest! The world is harsh, raw, mediocreMore fire, the elements are furious Beyond the time shieldNow is the time to feel, bloomSilence is … Continue reading Silence


The personification of the scattered objects The Earth spins it web, crawling consciousness trapped into them Like fancy bridges between dormant objects They move, fueled by human desires, contrived deviation of designs The artless freedom shackled behind closed doors Across labyrinthine hallways, echoes of ancient voices Knowledge is defanged- acquire or drink from it Unsealed consciousness rarely intrigued by placebos © Amitav Chowdhury Continue reading Personification