Music was, is, and will be Like poetry, An anodyne in times of Grief and misery. Like a friend for all times, Always near, never far; A soothing guiding light, on a dark night The lone star. Like faith, when the heart yearns For a drop of hope; And the love everyday with whom, My […]
A word is dead When it is said, Some say. I say it just Begins to live That day. Emily Dickinson It’s my dream It’s my own dream I dreamt it lying on a cot That I was in love with a tot A mite of a word in some gigantic plot Hidden, quailing […]
(We are) Like two birds Captive in a room The voices wasted Devoid of words Shorn of melody No more to bloom (We are) Like two books Dusty, moth eaten Sleeping on a rickety shelf In some forgotten nook The words in a coma As if never been written (We are) […]
Love is the eye of the needle To be smaller is what I want. But the needle pricks me and I grow big So big that I get thrown out of my own room. Tortured, writhing, I seek to get back inside And to become small, Smaller, Into the eye, Vanish.
You say you had no ogre’s wife to make your own Lamenting your poor fortune you have cried (’twas forty lines I say) Well sir, if what you wish you had really done Surely you would now be seeking a place to hide For I have heard the ogres were big (and cruel too) With […]
I had a French Kiss Oh with a French miss And her soft French lips Were oh! so piping hot That when she kissed me A little teased me Oh it so pleased me Leave her for a moment I could not!
Every leaf is aware, every bud knows Of this love of mine; But for the flower For whom I pine, The whole garden sees my woes Patta patta jaane hai, boota boota jaane hai, Jaane na jaane bas gul hee na jaane, baagh toh saara jaane hai
I speak no word Vainly try In sounds of albino hues Chequered cries Green, red and green Black, red and black Blue, red and blue Interspersed with love, hate and farewell thee sighs And pain that lies Within me, you and all Forever If I do speak It’s in sounds of breaking wings […]
Let me walk in a trance Or come with me to the road’s end For I won’t see the stars When the dusk falls, covering the bluish whole Beyond the embers Burning, swirling Here, And there I see nothing. Let me drown in the sea Or swim with me to the shore For I […]
He traveled distances Between moon and sun Between harlot and nun Between day and night Between darkness and light And called himself a religion He is still traveling distances Between lungs and heart Between jogging and art Between love and life Between mistress and wife Between breeze and smoke Between milk and coke […]