COVID & BEYOND…

So much of sordid hate,Lots of heated words in spateSuch a lot of induced doubt.Nothing, nothing at all, to feel good about.And, it needed a virus, to get us all together again. Vitriolic acts,venomous shoutsCold silence,now, and then the sonic outburstsQuery on each other’s originsLands devided,margin by marginBut, it needed a virus to let us …

Unfold Love

Unfound love is like………………Like a blossoming flower nipped in the bud.Like a still born child, gone before its eyes opened.Like a rain laden cloud, blown away by a gust of wind.Like a pilgrim, who perishes before his destination is reached.Like a fruit, fallen before fully ripened.Like a teenager, victim to circumstances before attaining maturity.Like a …

THE MISTAKEN END

Make no mistake, this isn’t the end of the world.Worse is to come that’s for sure.As conflicts rise between the meek & the bold, for immense destructions, surely there’s no cure.As times may come & times may go.Life becomes difficult & weary still.While all of us wonder why it is so.Countries acquire more weapons to …

CROSSROADS

There he was, standing remorsefully, surrounded by a number of such similar children. It was the “Bal Vihar” the house for destitute runaway children. His eyes were filled with tears, yet there was a ray of hope he was clinging on to. Confusion reigned on his entire disposition, yet he knew he may not have …

College separation

Now, reluctantly we come to the last few days.The end of all things, lovely & nice.A fine four years of fun & frolic;Times of joy, all so terrific.A few days later & it will all be over.Soon from each other, we’ll all be far,Faces forgotten, voices unheardSome left behind; some far aheadSoon, some will court …