Starry Visions

I sieved the starsThrough my fingersThey fell on the groundNow, sparkling dust!The mist from my eyesMingled in the glassThe shimmer flowedInto oceans and seasLuminescence washedTo the silver beach,I picked up the shardsOf the broken stars.One with the sandBy the shores I standCrystal dreams in my handI clutch them to the bosom,The roaring skies demandThe glitterContinue reading “Starry Visions”

Canvas

On paper cloudsAnd cotton windsDreams danceOn wishful wingsOf burnt sunsetsMelting sherbetsBerrylicious stainsOn azure vistasSilken summonsFrom opal skiesWith fluid colorsA painted sunrise

Edge of the Map

It was a sultry afternoon. The day stretched endlessly, waiting for twilight. The orange popsicles stained his tongue but didn’t quench his thirst. He wasn’t sleepy for lack of physical activity. He read books, heard songs on his laptop, played mobile games but time stood still, fatigued by the heat of the Indian summer. Bored,Continue reading “Edge of the Map”

Mind Matters

Whirling in my mindA collective hallucinationOf spirits guiding meTowards insanityI blindly embraceSights and soundsOf each murky thought A part of me lingersIn the stale pastSeeking answersFrom silhouettesMelting in the mistFar from sightNever far from mind! Delirium descendsOn my tired mindChaos ascendsIn my troubled heartI crave for solaceIn the labriynthsOf my raving madness My mind blowsDarkContinue reading “Mind Matters”

Insomnia

The dark night liesEntangled in my hairShadows seep into the sheetsCreeping, crawling, never stillDeafening, the heartbeatsUnder the silent assaultOf creatures from beyondConspirators, scheming in delightCheering my insomnia! The twisted blade buriesDeep in my brainCarving dreary silhouettesWatching me from the doorwayTormented, I sit wide awakeWishing the nocturnal pain awayGnawing at my eye socketsThe visions continue toContinue reading “Insomnia”