This and That

Oh, everyone should go to the mall In search of the stores that have THIS THIS is the latest, THIS is so in So many stores packed with the newest THIS. Clothing, watches, shoes, socks, You must have THIS suit, THIS dress. You cannot be without THIS. Let me show you THIS, you’ll love THIS….

Broken Doll

They gathered up all the pieces of her Collected all of the broken bits of – Her Doll They fed her soothing syrups Injected calming medicines (She waited helplessly A long time seemingly For surgery) He sliced her arms open Fixed her broken bones Pins and plates Replaced a part Terrified her heart Broken doll…

Reverence for words.

I write, More than I speak. I carry my words In feathers. They’re silver lined Like the moon. I touch them with a Light hand. Fearing they might shatter too; (My framework alike) My idioms, Are vague, unclear and appalling. Sometimes, Delicate and clumsy. I sit retaining, Each term of mine Back to life. It…

Lost in the Light

The windows never concealed the openness unless it was tinted, The thoughts never disappeared until it was painted. Painted with the love that was once forbidden to this lost soul, Stranded in the darkness despite the lightness that lay beneath his heart.   Standing there, gazing out the open windows as the train ravelled above…

He.

He wants to embrace the night; The dark, mysterious but mesmerizing sight.   The starry sky, Lonely moon, Stuck in his head As the lone sun stand aloof In the gaudy Spring day Amidst bluish sky.   He desired to meet the woman Dwelling in the moon As they say in the tales Of the…

At the Seashore

As I sit gazing at the infinite sea… I think about everything in front of me…   Clenching my fists with mounds of sand… Thought about the creatures in it …and let go..   Am unable to describe the heavenly beauty…. Though am able to feel it…   Watching the unbelievably and disturbing infinity of…

Contained Within

How different, all the vessels that transport our minds around, Variety of size and shapes, uniqueness does abound. Some adorned quite regally, while others are quite plain And yet they function all the same, they carry ‘round our brain.   This simple commonality we so often do eschew, While thinking superficial thoughts; are their eyes…

Snake

Original : Assamese : Guna Moran Translation : Bibekananda Choudhury   I frisson on seeing a snake As if the long venomous tongue jutting out Would bite me lethally Instantly on seeing But the number of death Bitten by long pointed tongues As thousand time less Than the number killed by Blunt tongues Failure far…

A friend for life.

Sometimes I look at you, Not taking off that gaze, Upon you I place my sight.   Just to think, How fortunate and blessed I am, To have a friend like you. To have someone to care about.   We could hangout, All day long watching, Watching the streets glow, From mountains atop, And through…

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