A Winter Fall-out

Nuclear ash. As far as my eyes can see, it is dawn of perpetual nuclear winter. I close the window before the cold gust of wind could bring the abominable particles inside. My bones feel weary and brittle, it was nothing but a miracle of sort to have lived this long. To be able to [...]

That Thing Called Hope

It was one of those winter days when sun is blindingly bright and the air has that crisp quality to it signifying change of yet another season. I was back home early from the school and my fifteen year old self was locked out of the house. My restless self couldn't sit on the porch [...]

Of Ink and Death

Night brought dreams and with these fever dreams came endless possibilities painted in the muted colors of silence and melancholy. While the world was draped in the heavy cloak of darkness, he wasn't dreaming. He was creating, his hands fervently moving on a parchment, his head filled with cosmos and his soul losing a piece [...]

Carving Love

Sweet darling, You don't smile, Your eyes don't shine So let me carve a smile On that forlorn profile It will pain, darling But I won't let the wound fester I will make a clean incision rippingĀ  through the tissue and if the pain is unbearable I'll fucking kiss you Darling, I'll be careful I [...]

Masquerade

Masquerade of broken dreams, Reflecting all those rejections and missed opportunities, Heavy heart and listless soul Solemn eyes and suspicious glares Hidden regrets and yearnings of days long gone by Masquerade of relentless time and charade of endless possibilities your solitude hiding you from world's eye While the devil inside you wants to be let [...]

Temple of Sin

  Those beady black eyes peered at me and my heart was gripped by the clammy hands of dread. Those blue-black wings reflected off an ethereal sheen but it wasn't enough to conceal the malice that was part of this place. This place and this bird, following my every movement with keenness that belied the [...]