Poetry

Mercenaries

They live amongst us as good citizens Respected by all who hail in society They labor, they work, they toil they moil? Don’t worry they never smile. Beneath their dry skin rests a spy Waiting to molest a child Their cherry face, their twinkling eyes Arrests the attention of a […]

June 7, 2015 · 1 comment · Poetry

विरोधाभास

सब से ज़्यादा उसे शिकायत  है मुझसे जिसने मेरे  लिए  कभी कुछ किया नहीं जो मेरे जीने का मक़सद  बन जाये ऐसा लम्हा मैने कोई जिया नहीं डबडबाई आँखों का  शिक़वा है मुझसे हँसने का मौक़ा तो उसने दिया नहीं और अब तोहमत है अहसान – फ़रामोशी की उसका दिया […]

June 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Poetry

The Charge

Yes  Me’lord It’s  murder Please  do  not  dismiss My  plea,  without  hearing Me  further He  came  with Intent  and  design Made  me Relent  and  resign From  my  stiff  stand And  listen  to  his  serenade He  said  his  love Was  far  above The  mundane He  promised  bliss, Never the  pain It  was  […]

May 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Poetry

Moonshine

Dreamt there stood an angel bright Outside my room, the other night He looked so sorrowful, so meek, so calm I wondered what was really wrong I spoke to him in a comforting voice It made him start and heave a sigh “You mortals are surely very unkind To use […]

May 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Poetry

A Plea To Life

       Life, O you gracious lady,         Why have you forsaken us      In a world as empty as     We, the living dead?     Parched land we have become         With all ties of love and humanism lost-     […]

May 17, 2015 · 1 comment · Poetry

Knotty Heads

Knots, and knots and knots There are knots every where Life is not a bed of roses Thorns crown it everywhere The humming bees sing a tune And glue themselves everywhere The ears are wild sometimes mild When the singing sirens raise the air: Life is shelved like a honeycomb […]

May 17, 2015 · 2 comments · Poetry

ज़लज़ला

कोख़-ए-ज़मीं से यूं बा-तरतीब जब एक ज़लज़ला चले सतह पे सर चलें कहीं, कहीं गला चले माना है रसूख़ दुनिया में ख़ूब तेरा ओ आदमी, मगर जो पल भर को भी  उसकी चले तो फिर किसकी भला चले ज़िंदा हूँ मैं के फ़ज़्ल है ओ नक्शगर-ए-हादसात कौन जाने हो कब […]

May 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Poetry

शब -ए – ग़म

कोई बादल घुमड़ता है , बरसता है मेरे दिल पर कोई मजबूरी है कि आँख से बरसा नहीं पानी सिमट कर रह गया  तूफ़ान फिर आकर मेरे अन्दर ना माथे पर शिकन आई नहीं रूख़ पे परेशानी रहें सहरा में या घर में नहीं कुछ फ़र्क़ पड़ता है वहाँ भी […]

May 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Poetry

For You Dear Mom

Each passing year reminds us How precious you are to us The years grow older day by day But not for you we pray. As always you are young at heart Your frailty does not hamper Your humor keeps us all, upright Under your wings we prosper. Mother you are […]

May 10, 2015 · 1 comment · Poetry

When Next Time in Delhi

When next time in Delhi Let us run away – Somewhere  far off to a place Where crowds and blaring horns Does not snuff out our lung power That your screams at me are dampened by motor cars And my whispers of plead for a pause on a park bench […]

May 10, 2015 · 1 comment · Poetry