A Night with the Stars

One night, While standing at the terraces, Drink on hand and thoughts amassed, I looked up and said a silent prayer: That I may see the stars And enjoy their company On this Saturday evening. To my surprise, The clouds parted, The fog disappeared, And the shimmer of the Northern Star Greeted me with eagerness….

To Listen and Be Listened To

“I’m never good enough…” Says one. “Why does he hate me?” Says another. “How come I can’t be in a stable relationship?” Says another still. I’ve heard countless other things that seem too innumerable even for me to recall. I’ve been the listening ear of my friends, classmates, colleagues, students, supervisors, subordinates. I’ve been, and…

Three Times

Three times I was promised on something,Three times I was denied. I want to blame people for their insolence,For their false hopes,For their short-mindedness. I want to let my emotions run free,So that they can seeThat while I’m gentle in natureI too have power as deep and as mysterious as the ocean:Serene when calm, unstoppable…

Why the Rush?

I see people rushing, Going somewhere, anywhere, EVERYWHERE, Everything at a fast pace, Always on the Rush, Keeping with the Time, Racing with Time, No time for mistakes, No time to breathe, No time to pause… GET ME OUT OF THIS PLACE! Enough of the mindless routine! Enough of the same old pace! Enough of…

Desires

Today I yearn to talk to somebody. Not in a romantic sense. Oh no. I want to talk to that person and discuss things that make him/her human: Mistakes.Achievements.Regrets.Hopes and Dreams.Fears.Wishes. I want to learn from him or her.I want to step inside his or her shoes, and, even if it is for a fleeting…

Weaver

The moment you pick up a pen and write, Be it a verse, phrase or line, A beautiful tapestry begins to unfold Flowing like silk so fine. Words transpire like threads in a loom, Be it in green, mauve, or azure, And it is up to the Weaver, the writer, that is, In weaving these…

The Yearning to Give

You know you have a soul far bigger than you can ever imagine, And this soul yearns to help other souls reach their fullest potential. You yearn to help people who are in need of advise, And, as if braided by Fate, your paths converge briefly, Giving you the opportunity to finally fulfill your Purpose….