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Thursday, January 11

Untitled Poem II

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Curtains drawn aside,
Sunlight streaming in the day,
A shard of bright light,
Screaming the dark away.
Coming alive,
Leading the way,
Misty paths, I hope,
They clear before it's too late.

Colours, they start to fade,
Smudging fine lines, traces,
Stabbed & left for dead.
Drained out the life,
Nothing I would trade,
Nothing to last.
Colours, they run,
Stained in a parallel past.

Confused and lost, and then,
An ashen face,
I thought back to when,
I'd betrayed myself.
All the time spent,
In Nothingsville,
My ears I had lent,
Taught myself to lie.

Scissor edged reality,
Cutting through,
A paper thin mirage,
A wish to come true,
Hope nothing gives way,
Thoughts whisked away,
Haunting faces, places,
From my memory erases.

It's time to depart..... To fade away.....


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(No! I am not troubled & my heart does not ache... You may now go back to playing with your respective blow-up dolls...)

16 Comments:

Blogger rini said...

whoa..no WHOA!! i read it like 3 times.. man u sure know how to give someone a complex..not even quotin which lines i like coz that wud mean it all.. damn cool work man.. finally someone who thinks like me..lol. take care

Thu Jan 11, 06:02:00 PM  
Blogger rini said...

oh i LOVE the pic ..copied it..lol don care if u sew me

Thu Jan 11, 06:07:00 PM  
Blogger Just Me said...

Nice! It just keeps getting better and darker dun'it? :)

Fri Jan 12, 09:52:00 AM  
Anonymous sup said...

lol why did u mention the last line?

Fri Jan 12, 07:35:00 PM  
Blogger Parvathi said...

i dont understand poetry. gulab jamuns arvind?

Fri Jan 12, 08:15:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Scissor edged reality? Write poems about food...maybe I'll get it?

Foodie Sow

Sat Jan 13, 10:10:00 AM  
Blogger Arvind said...

@ Rini - Haha!
I'm overwhelmed... But to be frank, I just went beserk writing those lines..
& go ahead and copy the pic..
I'll 'SEW' you alright.. I'll 'SEW' you good! :P


@ Just me - Thanks! :)
& well, yes! It does get darker.. But I've unsuccessfully tried so hard to write about the pitter-patter of raindrops on rose petals and something gay like that, but something takes a sharp turn somewhere, the clouds grey & smoeone dies all of a sudden.. :P
I'm just not cut out to write nice sappy stuff I guess..

Sun Jan 14, 01:32:00 PM  
Blogger Arvind said...

@ Sups - Oh don't lie..
You do have a blow-up doll don't you?? ;)


@ Parvathi - There are a lot of things in this world you don't understand my child.. Lol..
& Yeah! The gulab jamuns were awesome! Thanks a ton! :)

Sun Jan 14, 01:34:00 PM  
Blogger Arvind said...

@ Sow - Food poetry?
Hmmm... As interesting as the thought might seem, I'm doubly sure you just will not understand that either..
So just shush & tell me that you thought it was fantastic even if you didn't understand a shred of poetry.. :P

Sun Jan 14, 01:35:00 PM  
Blogger rini said...

arghhhhhhhhh.. i meant sue u didnt have to make fun of me u meano :(

Mon Jan 15, 09:08:00 PM  
Anonymous Rama said...

good poetry.....!!

but the last last lines spoiled the "dark" effect..!!

Tue Jan 16, 10:40:00 PM  
Blogger Anki said...

oh my sweet lordddd...u r beginning to depress me young man!

Wed Jan 17, 12:19:00 PM  
Blogger Arvind said...

@ Rini-
Har Har!! *evil laughter*
I'm sooper mean.. I run around the streets armed with a rusty pair of scissors stabbing random people!


@ Rama -
Thanks! Well, you can't have the cake and eat it too right?
Actually you can! But you know what I mean... :P

Thu Jan 18, 12:51:00 AM  
Blogger Arvind said...

@ anki -
Oh My!!
Do not blame my 'depressing' poetry if you have personal issues.. :P
Do forward the suicide note to me though.. I would like a draft of the format... Just in case I need it sometime. Lol..

Thu Jan 18, 12:53:00 AM  
Blogger Kaavya said...

meow:)

Fri Feb 16, 07:03:00 PM  
Blogger Kaavya said...

meow:)

Fri Feb 16, 07:03:00 PM  

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