Phoenix

Burning to fly, Rising from the ashes And learning – With each fall, Pleading with the next one To rise. In the darkest Hour, with each twilight Bust into flames And be reborn, More alive Than destiny claims. Poet’s note: Dear reader, have you ever sat in a darkened room and just crying yourself? Hopeless? People say it makes you stronger, eventually. For now, I’ll … Continue reading Phoenix

Discovery

Fill my heart with this feeling That encaptures the broken pieces. I saw the clash of contraries, A melding not mixing Of the light and dark; A powerful symphony. Hollow and content, Wandering till twilight Hoping the answers will suffice. Beautiful, as it wrecks the cynic; What am I to make of existence? Poet’s Note: Have you ever been stuck in crossroads due to simple … Continue reading Discovery

Fable

In those moments, The fireflies took over the surface, And the stars whipped past the sky. I lie here, With the dewdrops of night, And the grass tickling my sides. I see you smiling, Looking up, It’s like your mind is wandering With mine; at the very moment Unleash the fairyland On which we travel, Embracing monsters And facing the dreams. I’m next to you, … Continue reading Fable

Long poem: Unbridled Spirit

In this mighty grey, She trails behind. Behind her kin, Her friends, Behind the ones. Trying to be better. It is such a slow progress Once, then twice and then some, Breaking spirits as they come. What will you do? Unchained, she limps on; Scrapping wounds, Sweating blood. Trailing behind, ‘Loser’ is the term With which she is defined. Yet, she is unbreakable, No, let … Continue reading Long poem: Unbridled Spirit

The Lady

Mood music (Tamil): Enna Solla Pogirai (Meaning: What are you going to say?) from Kandukondain Kandkondain (I have seen, I have seen) A beginning with no end, The tantalizing promise In the midst of this maze, With your words Barricading the space, She’s caught. For now. Forever, the northern wind, Ready to storm away. Wind the flow of time, The lady remains. A soothing lullaby … Continue reading The Lady

Repetition

Waltzing in the shadows, We twirl to this Momentary symphony. One foot in the past, Another stuck in the future; A cascade of lies Maligned by the excessive truth. So clear, yet so far, Times change, But the heart remains In tattered parts – so She goes back to Stand by the the Aster, Hoping one day She will find her. But for now, As … Continue reading Repetition

Precarious

A chaotic statis, In the tranquil mayhem. A stronghold, Ever so bound. With breathless silence, Still, we watch on – The moment suspended and Passing between the spaces Between the million faces, The wanderer remains Still. A wishful comfort, With trepidation at large; A lingering truce, While the reverberations last. Author’s Note: Time and time again, I am reminded that life is rather precarious. Everything … Continue reading Precarious