Born Again

The dazzling Delight Wrong or right Has now sunk under quicksand As I stroll on life’s beach Trying to get His reach He pushes me on to the land. In plights and prayer Often like[…]

Time & Timeless Truth

Wasn’t it ages ago Or was it last week Perhaps last month or year …. Does time matter at all Is love bonded by time. Perhaps it is borne by time ‘cause a timeless truth[…]

Symbols & Sacrifices

Symbols often overshadow our thoughts And sadly we miss, the essence of the Truth That we need to sacrifice animal instincts Rather than the animals in reality. Sadly, we fail to understand God’s poetry And[…]

Wishes in Woes

It was an endless walk In the streets and avenues of Manhattan, The crowd and the corona Combined in a queer congestion Gave me pleasure unsurmountable And within a wink of an Eye I was[…]

The Past & the Future

Lost in the Riddle of Time I often get confused. I would have rather preferred A timeless globe In a flawless flow Where the time knows no bound Nor the humanity. Where we all are[…]

Rhymes of the Time

As the curtain is about to fall In the last of our “teen” years Let’s come out of the divisions And to humanity, let’s lend our ears. Can we be a little more matured now[…]

December Defeats Deception

December defeated the deception for ever That had engulfed us over two decades Our people were befooled, religion exploited Imprisoned we were by polluted tricks of politics. And at last, amidst the cold wintry afternoon[…]

Identity

( Translated from Rabindranath Tagore’s poem পরিচয়) Once upon a time, the spring wind Made my boat anchored at this bank. You all asked me, “ Who are you? And where are you going to[…]

Echoes & Voices

It’s quite quiet everywhere The voice is silenced Freedom choked Like the barbed walls of a prison Standing between the mountains I can hear the equal echoes Of pains and pangs; Pleasure evaporates into pains[…]

Seeking to See You*

Waiting for you my Prophet Holding an empty bucket For you to fill in with your blessings That can lighten up my soul. I know, you know my heart aches for you And endlessly my[…]