Steven came to his room and threw away his bag pack in a dark corner of the room. He then crumbled into his bed and closed his eyes. Steven has not been able to sleep for a few days. He have had the periodic naps but not the fully contempt sleep. His eyes were weary … Continue reading Requiem or a dream?
जब रूठ कर सिमट बैठ जाता हूँ कोने में चुपके से अंधेरे में आकर मना लेती हो माँ ।। किसी की नज़र ना लग जाए तुम्हारे लख्त ए जिगर को रात की कालिख़ से काजल का टीका लगा देती हो माँ ।। तप जाए शरीर थोड़ा, कि मामूली सी मर्ज हो बैठे बैठे हीं रातें … Continue reading माँ
बहुत साल पहले इक नाव बनाई थी मैंने घर के पिछवारे जो दरिया बन बह रहा था सावन उस दरिया में एक नाव बहाई थी मैंने आज खोल कर बैठा था किताब ज़िदगी की इक पन्ना फटा मिला बचपन का कुछ यादें कुछ एहसास छोटी छोटी आयतें खुशियों की माँ की लोरीयाँ कहानीयाँ बाबा … Continue reading कागज़ की कश्ती
अकेलापन जब खाये जाता है भीड़ में तो वापस लौट जाने का जी करता है याद सफर की सताती है तो फिर से नदी बन जाने का जी करता है पर ज़मीन दिखने लगती है मुझे अस्तितव खो जाने का डर सताने लगता है किनारे पर न जाने कितने थपेड़े मारे उस अतीत के तट … Continue reading अभिलाषा
The red shot sky had announced the end of daytime and, slowly-slowly darkness was creeping its way back to claim what was it’s by right. The shrill whistles of the engine were alerting the passengers of the coming halt. I stood from my seat and took the luggage in my hands to join the scattered … Continue reading A Night at the Train Station
The layers of deceptive disguise, the silence that oozes fright The smile but a cobweb of lies, the loneliness that drowns The crowd that haunts, the eyes that are dead inside The stories incomplete, the silent unanswered help calls Darkness melting the light, the regrets of the past The gloomy future ahead, lost in the … Continue reading The Lilies of Life
"Ammu, where are the stars?" asked Kanha walking with Amma. "They have gone to sleep" Amma replied. "But it is day time. The sun is out, how they can sleep?" asked Kanha again curiously. "They sleep in the days, just like the Owls" Amma answered with a smile. Amma and Kanha were walking towards their … Continue reading Amma: A love Story
She was walking down the road lost in her thoughts. An eternal bliss dripped from her countenance. She was too happy to suppress the faint smile on her face. The streets were dark and deserted on the way to the station. She lived in a small village in the remote corner of the district. She … Continue reading She
Underneath I sat my old confidant The woods that are my own reminiscent The shimmers of the past and serene present I see the apocryphal of life in us Echo through the dark All but one leaf of life, remain on the branch For that, a sliver of joy pounds in my heart Got we … Continue reading The Insistence
Raise your crystals to this comic tragedy Pour yourself a drink or two Let’s drink today to the act you wrote Let’s make a toast to the ugly life Let’s make a toast for this wonderful fight Let’s make a toast for all the miseries The girl that ditched you and the broken heart The … Continue reading Cheers!!!