Words (04/08/2015)

i still remember that night when the boughs started breaking like promises and you slept on a pile of dried up leaves waiting to be raked by the uncertainty of another passing season.   now i didn’t know much about mowing a lawn but i learned that only grass had a kind of blade which […]

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Him

“Him” The first time was blurry, The image of people lying beside me, My mother tells me, My eyes were glassy, I was too small, Memories and words spoken I cannot recall, But I must have sensed him, And he must have sensed me.   The second time is more recent, I was afraid and […]

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Two by Three; Tokyo-One Last Time

Tu Shaheen hai, Parwaaz hai kam tera, Tere aage Asman aur bhi hai-Iqbal You are a falcon, flying is your vocation-Translation   “Every time they go, they fail, he fails”– Smirked a friend who once used to believe in him. The very fact that it was his last time made him nervous, anxious, the very […]

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A Mother’s Prayer:Unanswered

If I stayed here, something inside me would be lost forever—something I couldn’t afford to lose. It was like a vague dream, a burning, unfulfilled desire. The kind of dream people have only when they’re seventeen. – Haruki Murakami Read Part 1 here – A Mother’s Prayer Read Part III here – A Mother’s Prayer:Remembered […]

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Afterlife

I woke up with an aftertaste of stars, on green fragrant grass. The aroma worked better than coffee. The view, better than the Scotland hilltops. I was too engulfed in the moment to care where I was, All I did was walk towards a strangely lit tower. Mysterious it was. Sometimes it seemed far away, […]

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Maps for future dreams

As mirrors bend She lies upon the bed and travels in the spheres of mind weightless There is no sense in the rain Sliding down her face like silent satellites, tracing winter’s lonely sun. Moths perch upon her fingernails chewing up the dirt of days exposing stardust. Like the thump of an equine Echoes come […]

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Reality Check

We all are in a Labyrinth of Dreams, Half awake. Optimists and pessimists in a realist’s fairytale. Living in a soap bubble, Reflecting the colours of our surroundings. Open books with invisible walls. We all want to sit on top of a rainbow. Gazing at the moon, And fishing constellations. Broken down by our love […]

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