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

The Depth of Brevity

There can be melodrama in brevity too! Only if one is cognizant of the sensibilities of creativity. Lack of forward-thinking perspectives can make criticism a feeble effort to sabotage a piece of work. Creativity cannot be trifled and stifled with frivolousness! There always have been those voices screaming for attention with scant respect for creativity, and thus, making a diabolical review of it.  ~Amitav Continue reading The Depth of Brevity

Explanations

You want to explain, and the mind is armed with the potent interpretations Tongue is sharpened against the incisive ideologies to rip apart the possible defenses Uneasiness has transformed into a gigantic mythical creature which waits in stealth Weaving complicated world with the poisonous saliva and squeezing out the reasons To defy and explain to contradict the presence of another identity that seeks freedom A … Continue reading Explanations

Windows

How many windows would you settle for in a house? Whether they are open or closed, will speak of the weather and prevailing mood Would it be too distracting for the neighbourhood when light escapes through them? Distracting the passersby, when their eyes wish to see the road ahead clearly Hope, a house with many windows do not become a mysterious legend Perspectives change too; … Continue reading Windows

Footsteps

The busyness of streets drowned my intense dialogues I could not concentrate. So many faces and expressions Occasional stares and glances, but few words did filter through Jarring steps jolted the nerves It isn’t easy to follow a rhythm that is set for the crowd Colloquial languages blend to create an intense buzz around Slowly percolate the consciousness Old dialogues mixes with the new ones- … Continue reading Footsteps

Evening City Life

City lights brighten up life for long hours Infuse life with extra dose of radiance Squinting windows of modern architecture Reflects the monotony of everyday extravagance Shiny strip of boulevard awash with busyness Even the rains could not keep away the crowd After a brief respite, city life magically awakens So many footsteps chronicle the journey Skillfully maneuvering through life Weariness is suppressed to go … Continue reading Evening City Life