I

I stand, amongst the birch trees, In the darkness, I am alone. I start walking, destination quite unknown, My feet bare, my trousers torn, From the thorny shrubs that border the imaginary road, old and worn, The eerie silence engulfing my moan. In the distance, I see a spot of brightness, I scramble through the … Continue reading I

Rain

It all began with the slight darkening of the wide open sky, Over the garish orange evening horizon, With puffs of cotton white clouds floating around here and there, That soon turned into a fearsome inky firmament, Casting a shadow over the rough parched terrain, Then began the low grumblings seemingly miles away, Which soon … Continue reading Rain

Nature

The boy lifts his hand to touch the feathery wings,  And giggles with childlike glee as the sparrow flaps once, twice, then stills, Quivering ever so slightly beneath his kind touch, He strokes it for a few minutes, then lets it go, watching it fly into the azure sky, There is peace, quite unlike the … Continue reading Nature

Eternity

  I never had that drink, Mother, Just as you had instructed me, But it is me, who is lying on the pale white stretcher, Streaked with crimson all over, And the other wretched drunkard from the party, Is enjoying his existence in police custody, I can feel my senses die out one by one, … Continue reading Eternity