With a broken heart and deep hope I had penned a few lines on the Afghan crisis. Sharing the same… You are a breathing living beingJust like me or any other womanSitting at my homeI hear the gunfire rang outThough a helpless spectatorI feel a numbing pain To the sister, I have never met The situationContinue reading “To the sister, I have never met…”
Category Archives: Short Poems
As India celebrates its 75th Independence Day, sharing a few lines with a different take on what independence means to me.
कुछ दिनों से…
पक्षी तो पहले भी चहचहाते होंगे या शायद चीख कर कुछ कहते भी हों हमनें कुछ ही दिनों से सुनना शुरू किया है हाँ, कुछ दिनों से आसमान नीला सा ज़रूर दिखने लगा है कुछ दिनों से रूठों को मनाने का मन करता है और जो रिश्ते पास हैं उन्हें संजो कर रखने का मनContinue reading “कुछ दिनों से…”
When the mind is entangled With thoughts, worries and pain Past regrets, we cannot change Anxiety of the future, we cannot see During such moments of chaos and confusion We are desperate to find an immediate solution Break the pattern and pause to reflect Letting go will keep the anxiety under check Do not holdContinue reading “Entangled”
Different yet beautiful Diwali…
एक दिवाली ऐसी भी चलो इस बार मनाएं भीड़ से दूर पर खुद के पास होने का अनुभव कर पाएं एक दिवाली ऐसी भी चलो इस बार मनाएं अपने लिए बस थोड़ा सा कम किसी ज़रूरतमंद के लिए थोड़ा सा कुछ खरीद पाएं एक दिवाली ऐसी भी चलो इस बार मनाएं बाहर की सफाई के Continue reading “Different yet beautiful Diwali…”
Thank you for always being there…!!!
You are my favorite place to go When my mind searches for peaceOr maybe thinks of some mischief When I want to shout or screamOr maybe celebrate a small win When I want to shed some tearsOr maybe introspect for internal repair We may not talk for days at endBut pick up right where weContinue reading “Thank you for always being there…!!!”
I am Unique and I am Enough…!!!
You don’t always need a validation for your choiceOr a medium for people to hear your voice You are you and You are uniqueJust be willing to do some inner tweak Your flaws and limitations make you completeYou are the product of experience you accrete No matter what happens, always be yourselfJust be willing toContinue reading “I am Unique and I am Enough…!!!”
The Magical Bond…
I had a magical connection with my elder sonSomething I felt was super-duper fun So, when I conceived for the second timeI thought, to create the same bond, I will have to work overtime He came into this world and I didn’t feel the sameAnd thought I am to be blamed But slowly my heartContinue reading “The Magical Bond…”
Our real self is hidden deep down inside Layers of mask we put to maintain our pride Some to please our friends and family Some to hide our pain and agony Some we wear longing for acceptance Some to show, others our rock-solid endurance Only the close ones know our real self, hidden deep insideContinue reading “The Mask…!!!”