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It was colder than always this winter. The window of this particular bogie refused to stay shut for long. The cold, chilly wind managed to make its way through bundles of layers of cloth, beneath which lay two tiny little beings, very new to this world, in their mother’s trembling hands.They were just about a week old, and their mother, probably sixteen. Her body had not yet recovered from childbirth, something that her body wasn’t yet developed for. Her breasts were dry, with hardly any milk left in them, sagging like just two pieces of flesh, attached detachedly to her fragile body. She could do little about them. “It is my karma”, thought she, for this was the torture she had to undergo for giving birth to two girls-not one but two! Without enough food it was impossible to lactate, to feed those tiny mouths-shivering with the cold that had by now entered their bones- which clung to her, for warmth, for security, and for food.The psychological satisfaction, by clinging on to a piece…

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Miles apart we continue to be, I'm still wondering if this gap will ever close. For you, you know, I am (was) always there, If only the same from you I could still suppose.
I thought (chose to believe rather) the distance would only make our love grow stronger. Never knew your pain would be so much that you would refuse to take it any longer.
I long to gaze upon your face, to share a smile, an embrace. But gradually I'm coming to terms with the fact, You now belong to some other place.
Its not the same, I can see that clearly. But still those expectations are not completely lost. Or let's just stay I still have some hope left, And trust me that hope costs me alot.
"It's all over and it is perfectly fine", I say it to everyone almost all the time. But not everything is as perfect as it seems to be, Because someone still has to be convinced of this fact, And that someone is me.
A smile on my face, a twinkle in my eyes. Don't confuse it for happiness, Oh boy! I tell you. It…