Lost in translation

“The quiet sense of something lost”  ― Alfred Tennyson I'm lost in the translation  wandering between the pages of  a book hiding between the folds and sitting under a neatly folded dog-eared page waiting to be pulled I'm surrounded by the pages  of my life  and left behind in the stories untold that old shattered spine of that dusty book … Continue reading Lost in translation

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Metamorphosis

I call this the necessary transformation the inevitable change the unavoidable incident when I lay my heart bare and you ripped it to shreds I gathered the pieces weaved a chrysalis out of it and stayed inside till I came out as a butterfly from the battered caterpillar you left me to be --Megha Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash … Continue reading Metamorphosis

Ruins

First published in The Quiet Letter, July 2018 “Mankind's lessons are written in the ruins of his civilization.” ― Anthony T. Hincks Days rolled into nights and seasons turned into years Air turned heavy with memories from the yesteryear And the warm breeze doesn't soothe me the ground has been cracked parched, sullen for years, it … Continue reading Ruins

Tea leaves

They say you can find  your destiny in the tea leaves sticking at the bottom of the cup encircling and leaving patterns  easy to deciphered and  encoded making the patterns  that zig-zag mesh resembling the events in your life Marking your ups and downs  and earmarking all the important events which make them truly shine It's an … Continue reading Tea leaves