Phantasm

As the name suggests this poem talks about an illusionary friend…a companion who is always there but not around…a Phantasm which is as real as it gets in this virtual world we are existing in! (Loosely inspired by June month’s ES Virtual BookClub writing prompt.) Goodbye to unconditional love, amigo! We’ve known each other since … Continue Reading

Life After Rains

“Who wouldn’t love rains? They bring out joy in us but the aftermath of heavy rains in reality is tough to deal with! Heavy downpour last night, My heart went lighter though! All the while when the water was logged, I found my thoughts becoming arid! City filled with roadblocks all over, People going to … Continue Reading

Masquerade

Sleep is essential for our being. It repairs and restores our mind and body. To quote Shakespeare, “sleep that knits up the ravell’d sleeve of care…” Yet it doesn’t come easy to all. This one’s for those people, like me, who seek sleep but…in vain! Sleep is like sound of a nearby spring pure and uninterrupted … Continue Reading

Not my Final Words

The free verse poem on the perspective of beauty and the effect is has on the present, past and future. Does a flower once in bloom stop being beautiful? I sit here, Inside. Not Outside. With convenience. Luxury. Thinking of beauty, It’s existence. When does it start? and when does it end? For the love … Continue Reading

My Happy List

It’s the little things in life, the unexpected surprises, the smell of coffee, the laughter of a baby, seeing a rainbow, that gives so much happiness that money can’t buy. Oh I had forgotten about it, Let me rewind a bit. An act of kindness. A word of prayer. Spreading the wings, To capture the … Continue Reading

Love is ‘YOU’

A short 6 line poem on the boundaries and expanse of Love. Love has no boundaries Well, mine is bounded by you! Love at first sight, is it? Well, my love grows at every sight of yours! Love is not losing yourself to anyone It’s about winning together!

Musafir

“Musafir” by Diksha Taskhedkar weaves a braid of a soul during the COVID pandemic. Amongst the panic and confusion of the first wave, where people were dropping like flies, the central character of the poem, afraid and numb, wonders about life which she has lived so far. Towards the end you can almost get a … Continue Reading

A Virtual World

In the digital era take a break to be amidst nature & enjoy real experiences rather than the virtual ones. Try and you shall never regret. Thank me latter! Every next second, the eyes check for notifications. After uploading a post, we await the responses, which comes in a range of comments and reactions. And … Continue Reading

Love yourself

In this, the author asks people to love themselves, and not take life too seriously. Shesays, we understand ourselves much more than anyone else and we know everything aboutourselves. She suggests that we take out time for ourselves in these chaotic schedules and enjoy little things inlife. You’re the only soul on this planet, Who … Continue Reading

Big Dreams in Blue

“Big dreams in Blue” hits that sweet spot of just having moved on from a bad break-up. The tone of the poem is not melancholic. On the contrary, it feels like waking up from a hypnotic slumber of murky oblivion. It feels like the early morning rays of sun falling on your freshly washed face … Continue Reading