It comes at night

The air gets colder, As the night grows older, Creeping like the vine, Sending chills to the spine, Like the earth, it quakes, And so everything shakes, Gets faster and faster, Meek goes the rooster. The flashes of light, I see, Different hues in its spree, Topsy- turvy, Makes them scary, All the people, The…

Wings

It’s the flesh and bones, Brought into life, By flowing red gore, Gushing through the doors, Underneath a multi-shaded skin, Keeping us closer to the sin. Laying down bare, On a silent seashore, Every bit of breeze, Gives a naughty little grease, Oh air, the air, Have you been everywhere? Shedding every piece of wear,…

A Song

It’s A’s,  B’s & C’s, They go on till the Z’s, Making friends and foes, With every other Joe, Can never see them coming, Floating in the skies, Like bees and butterflies, They are everywhere, Just hiding in the air. You cannot see them coming, They are so fast and conning, Like a flood or…

Lucifer

The one who dwells in hell, Casting dreadful spells, Reigns o’er you, Reigns o’er me, O’er all men, meek and weak. On the t’other side of the road, Lies my lonely abode, Blaring horns, buzzing cars, A nightmare that doesn’t pass, Close your eyes, Make the cross, Faith is never all that gross. To n’…

Life: A Quest or Question

“ Ride”, “journey”, “adventure”; the common choice of words, people use to describe their life. My first choice would be “experience”, a more abstract word, which encompasses a wide array of emotions. But being the creature of habit that we are, I would end up using a journey, ride more often than not. If you…

Ceylon – The prologue

A backpacking trip was the first thought that flashed in my mind after I decided to quit my job. A three-month-long notice period ensured I had enough time to ponder over likely destinations. The list featured Cambodia, Vietnam, Bhutan, Srilanka, most of them being popular low budget backpacking destinations. To avoid extending my notice period…