In social prisons

dVerse Poetics prompt Crows calling at night – Li Bai Yellow clouds beside the walls; crows roosting near.Flying back, they caw, caw; calling in the boughs.In the loom she weaves brocade, the Qin river girl.Made of emerald yarn like mist, the window hides her words.She stops the shuttle, sorrowful, and thinks of the distant man.She … More In social prisons

Thoughts and Words

those were not my words but thoughts in a spin cycle what came through voice chords A jumbled jargon as if the words did not know which thought to attach with some of them could link to so many thoughts others did not recognise themselves coming from a deep subconscious Is that really me?? A … More Thoughts and Words

Being Human

This being human is a garb which seeps into my soul compels me to do certain things in a certain manner and believe… in my supremacy over others It gives me the luxury of analysis of thought of choice of brain power Then takes it all away when I feel guilt or regret Why can’t … More Being Human

ON LIFE SUPPORT

I see life  like never before oxygen makes it presence  felt  always  having remained intangible zig-zag lines on monitors pointers to heartbeats  which stayed  out of way being less than 20 decibels on the fringes  awareness hits I worshipped loudness, ignored  the gullible I feel ready to die to live again like never before rejuvenated … More ON LIFE SUPPORT

Paradoxes

Prompt words I am the bud and the blossom, I am the late-falling leaf (Credit: The Paradox by Paul Dunbar) soul encased in fragile bodies part of the universal force A body made of elements construed to be stardust I belong to earth, yet dream of skies the mind is a bird which high-flies I … More Paradoxes

Somewhere in the middle

colorwash of optimism I give minds clarity highlighting the fact I’m yellow, not black contrasting hues of opinions -transparency to see beyond points of view -in a different light somewhere in the middle of spectrums I shine alone as others  take their place to my left or right