What do you want?

When I was a small kid I was asked a question “What do you want?” “I want to play” A few years later I was again asked a question “What do you want?” “I want to be topper” A few years later I was asked a question “What do you want?” “I want to get…

Last Moment

As each moment passes in my life And the end comes ever closer I fail to see how my hourglass Is running of the sand You never know when it is Or how long you have You’ll count the moments passed But never the moments left These many days on average We tell ourselves every…

Broken Mirror

I look into the broken mirror And there I see them both The courageous man I should be And the coward I am I look into the broken mirror And there I see them both The influencer I was supposed to be And the manipulator I have become I look into the broken mirror And…

Smiles

Things that make me smile. I had a smile today and I thought, why not list the things that make me smile? Some of them might make you smile too! Smell of the first cup of coffee Text from a best friend The voice of my family And the cool morning rain The milky chai…

Fading footprints

It is said in many cultures that a man dies twice. Once when he dies physically. And the second time, when the last trace of his memory is gone. And this is a story about one such man, who thinks of the second death. He thinks of the person who would be the last person…

No More

Too long have I stayed in darkness No More Too long have I ran from the light No More Too long have I tolerated mediocrity No More Too long have I accepted average No More Too long have I felt sorry for me No More Too long have I played the victim No More Too…

Are numbers real?

Are numbers real? The chapter title stared at me A question like that Could break the hell in thoughts Beyond the words in the book And the colorful cover pages I saw her in white and black Solving a colorful cube How enchanting she was! As she told me her name I was still in…

In all of my dreams

Oh, the many successes I have Oh, the many failures I averted Oh, the things I did In all of my dreams Oh, the many posts I held Oh, the many awards I won Oh, the things I achieved In all of my dreams Oh, the beautiful family I have Oh, the wonderful people I’ve…

Window

From the only window she watched Children playing in the ground Running all across the sand Round and round and round From the only window she watched Teenagers meeting their dates She thought of the things they’ll do When the shut the gates From the only window she watched Lovers uniting after a long time…

Hymn for an Immortal

High up in the sky You sit in your abode watching over humanity Listen to our ode Protecting us from the danger That lurk across space and time This place is protected You save us every time Us being happy is what you need You’d do anything for the same Fight a battle, be a…

Come back to me

I love you, I shouted But alas, she couldn’t hear me Where was she now when I needed her the most? She came to me one day Without invitation nor intimation She showed me the world outside And the power I had within I took her for granted But she didn’t leave me Or that’s…

Dogs

As I sit down on the sidewalk With some tea and biscuits I saw a dog looking at me With half starved looks She wanted something to eat And she was waiting for some Waiting for a kind soul to come And give her some food to eat She wasn’t the only one there There…