Do you remember?
When we were kids,
We had such ideas in our head,
That in the night there used to be,
Monsters in our closet,
While evil lurked under our bed.
And we would cry,
Scared half to death,
Till our parents ran in,
To switch on the lights,
And lo, there was nothing there.
For even as kids, we could see,
That there are no monsters in the light.
But we grew up,
And had to keep up,
A myriad appearances.
Our fears became a thing of the past,
As we got caught up in pretences.
We learnt to shove aside all doubt,
And let no one see past our cover.
No matter how afraid we were,
We’d never indulge in a cower.
But I say,
Continue reading “My Own Monster”
I followed my heart once,
and it broke me.
I followed my mind next,
and it woke me.
Now I sit,
Caught in the middle,
Contemplating my steps ahead.
And on either end, with arms bare,
Stands waiting for me, the mighty despair.
Would someone, please, be so kind? Continue reading “The Journey”
I feel stuck inside my mind
Having the same dream,
Night after night,
With no interlude.
It’s a paradox
I want to resolve.
Continue reading “Loopy”
Imagine a blood red sky,
Adorned with the golden specks of a setting sun’s ray.
Imagine clumps of wet sand
Dripping the blackest of inks.
An overripe peach,
Dipped in a faded, white cream.
An expanse of deep blue waters,
Overshadowed by rusty, clay cliffs.
The earthy, green tones of old, rotting woods,
Continue reading “A Portrait in Contrasts”
Measures of sand,
How far have I come,
How far will I go,
How will you judge?
How will you purport to know?
Do you know how to rate,
The measure of a heart?
Continue reading “Immeasurable”