Monthly Archives: June 2013

Chalice

She drinks to forget the numbness she remembers in vain.

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Together, Alone

Blurry eyes, for the long and short of it,
My vision fails me.
One, two, three… fail.
One, two, three… fail.
Repeated defeats and I catch his eye,
He, my ego, fat and high!

When drunk I lie, cry,
Wouldn’t deny a sense of loss I cannot define,
Right then my ego looks at me, fat and high…
High-five! 🙂

Right or left, forward-behind,
When breathlessness makes me sigh,
It all vanishes, the paranoia, the greyness,
My ego and I stare eye-to-eye.

He always shines like a star, I blink… Smile. Look far on, clear and long.
A mountain we moved, together, alone.

Jina, Sirf Tere Liye

A child and a hundred adults,
‘Helped’ yet leading the way,
Ignorant out of indifference,
For there are a plethora of milieus,
Acceptance and acknowledgment of only what is directly hers.

“Because I choose not to know it, I worry not, to show it.”

The menials surround,
Her faith at the center,
Compassion filled, she draws out,
“Will you hold my hand?”
I wonder if I asked for it.
Damn sure I sought it.

Such is she.
Jina. My friend.