Sneakers/Heels

the way she walks the way she talks her body language her style, so boisterous, so wild. elegance and class are no where to be seen, who’d want to be with her so emo, so mean. . . . don’t flatter yourself, hun she is and has always been a queen. her feet are on…

To that strange building/

i was just a regular passerby passing you by daily thinking, wondering that amidst all the regular slim grey skyscrapers, you, with your different beautiful structure, with your tangerine and salmon hues confidently stand erect. catching my eye, setting an example for us dumb humans who cover up our unique and settle for the ordinary….

‘Nirmaan’

Nirmaan To force people to believe what you believe in, NOT self expression. To build more concrete jungles more lavish lifestyles, NOT a change in mindsets.   As I was scrolling through the latest news headlines on my cell phone, I came across a news stating how India is rapidly growing and developing. Giving my…

Bearers of this age’s burden/

12:00 am . /a jigsaw puzzle in their head a labyrinth, with no way out feeling too much ain’t a curse bearers of this age’s burden shush! don’t say this out loud! respect is theirs who adhere to the rules shut the psychedelics shut the imaginatives shut the surreal it’s a practical world, be afraid…

home’/refuge’/’आसरा’

आसरा/ out of all the battles she faces in a day, the hardest one is when she finally lie down in bed and try to sleep. The day’s struggles often make her not pay heed to her most difficult battle because the world’s noises and the people somehow make her forget about it. . ….

Mules in a Concrete Zoo

/A step inside the metro Squeezing self, adjusting Balancing on toes as I stand On the floor, amidst the crowd, I look around. Tired faces, heavy shoulders Their eyes speak the tales of exhaustion Living life in a spiral, running running Getting nowhere, As they work 9 to 5 behind the desk Superior yelling, client…

My cure

I felt safe For the first time in a long time When I felt his eyes on me. Hues of brown and grey A universe I want to get lost in, exploring. Distance of few inches Between our silly faces In his arms, my heart races. A lust for a place faraway, A place I…

An outcast

“Be what you want to be” A saying, Killed by another saying many preach, “Money is all you need”. Passions silenced, desires compromised To survive You need to participate In the rat race of life. Follow your dreams, “but there is risk!” “Why not do something which earns you security real quick?” People forced to…

A fight.

strong, full of thrill, risk takers and stubborn, a ‘he’ and a ‘she’ as an ‘us’ against a storm called ‘distance’

The Three Musketeers in a frame

Maybe this is how time kills us slowly?
A baggage full of happy past we cannot return back to
And another of present we cannot escape from

The best art.

I know. I know you think it’s too much. I know you don’t see what I see. But honey, You’re taking over Taking over my perception Perception of how I see nature How I see something real Something which cannot be seen Seen through the naked eyes Something which could just be felt Something which…

Complicated

Class of Cross Culture Management Identifying issues and problems, The teacher asked, “how are human relationships?” Jokingly, someone answered, “complicated” Lips smiled and giggled While hearts felt the thumps and pangs Breathes became heavy Renewed memories The chances taken The chances given The chances never recieved The toxic The unsettled The ones waiting The ones…