In memory of Sarath

It’s been over a year since my last post, but today demanded it, because it’s not everyday you are present at the cremation of a great friend. Exactly two weeks ago, I accidentally called him very early in the morning and probably woke him up, but unlike me – who would have been instantly annoyed and…

I wonder

I wonder how it is to be part of the generation below, looking up at ours To see many the same, many licking imaginary scars Most, rebels, with no causes, just trippin’ away the time Burning the days, fillin’ up on tequila, salt and lime My heroes all died young, I just hear their immortal…

On my mind

Withdrawal. Remorse Sleepless nights. My eyes dance behind their lids Pantomime flashes across my mind Stranded in limbo between sleep and life The memory makes my muscles tense Every cell screams in agonizing anguish After a long time of peace Turmoil visits me, welcome change I suppose Makes me see things differently Compels me to appreciate…

Despairing Hope

The fly buzzed around the dust in the room Like a sugar cube in a whirlpool of stirring tea The tremors and rumbles began within Surging currents of acid effervesce Eerie creaks like a galleon sailing a stormy sea Journey to the center of the kitchen Seeking something to stop the gastric blitzkrieg The fridge, just as…

The Wait

Close your eyes and feel the yearning In the silence hear the time turning Listen closely to your heart pounding Against a nervous frame anxious Patiently waiting for answers No! for THE answer The clock hand’s every tick Like a pulled trigger’s click Muscles tense Breathing dense Questions Doubts Melted moments and nervous bouts The…

Rising

It’s not until you have died inside Descended to the depths of hell And marched against it’s fiery tide Fought for your soul and for your life Defeating the demons within you Amidstthe darkness, grief and strife Shattered dreams, broken bones Trials, sorrow, anguish and pain Broken hearts and empty homes Climbing up fate’s jagged…