RESURRECTION

In the darkest pits of soul lingers a little flame kept alive by the rays of purity. A perpetual fire, illuminating the grim core, burning the edges of stale misfortunes….. A lone flame standing its ground against cruel winds of fate….. Assuring that heaven is right there with-in us, surrounded by our own hells, and in …

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The First Coming

Adorning the scarlet crown of thorns he graced the parched sands of  ancient Bethlehem with legendary  bounties of those infinite compassions. A messiah took birth in the shanty dwellings of the humblest shepherds, A shooting star sighted somewhere, It was the first tremors,those calm                 whispers and silent tears.  He silently …

Ram’s Arrival (Ramayan)

The sacred sounds of thousand conch shells piercing through the eerie silences of deafening  decades, a mammoth Himalayan cloud bursted  in the Northern horizons over the legendary kingdom of Ayodhya on the banks of fabled Sarayu River.   The thundering clouds wrestled, the wombs of giant Earth quivered, the regal blue-eyed peahens ruffled their gilded …

Final Liberation

The exquisite hope diamond ring that was tightly wrapped around my shaking finger, is it enough to keep me chained or do you think I stayed for a few golden jewels? You can very well tie me with the,shackles of your heart’s desire and lock my yearnings in an embellished magical lamp and seal it …

The Greater Tragedy Than Oedipus

Tragic Oedipus  wandered blind In the bazaars of colorful Athens Crimson blood oozing out From  hollowed eyes Cursing gods For his fate so harsh  Carrying shame of Copulation with mother Strong guilt  sits heavy  For slaying, his own father Roaming from street to street Asking same question, “Why was I the chosen one” Begotten out …

Kubla Khan

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan  A stately pleasure-dome decree:  Where Alph, the sacred river, ran  Through caverns measureless to man  Down to a sunless sea.  So twice five miles of fertile ground  With walls and towers were girdled round;  And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills,  Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree;  And here …

A Man Of Interest

A dream that possessed One frightful night as I slept Heard faint echoes and whispers Terrified hid my face In the fleece Astonished saw Shadows of mermaids Sitting on edge Fallen in love With the same man Ensuing a complex dilemma Who will win him over and Be the object of his drunk glances and …

Rip Van Winkle

A gentle slumber,  On one treacherous  December afternoon Few drops of cheap Sparkling Chardonnay  Met one Rip Van Winkle Trudging through meandering Folds of Catskill mountains Blabbering majesty of  King George the great,  Staring amusingly at the Denim pants; cellular in  Hands, wheeling of the  Eagle afloat, howling of  The winds, chirping of the  Brook …