I would like to share something from my small accumulation of experiences during clinical work at dental college. Indeed I'm too young to comment on a subject like the doctor-patient relationship but there are things you observe and feel like sharing. One thing that we frequently encounter is a female patient who, obliviously enough, decided … Continue reading Oh, You Noticed!
Darkness waits eagerly for my fall As I keep fighting it In the people around me. Tired of daily struggles with Their ego, greed and cruelty born of it. That forbidden escape looks ever more tempting. Darkness relishes its latest victim And sets the table in anticipation 'Another tired, broken soul to savour; A testimony … Continue reading Darkness Versus Me
It only takes a moment To feel the weight of our wrongs And walk the thorny path of redemption. Suspicious glances remain aplenty Preconceived notions abound. An invisible curtain segregates me As one that can’t be trusted As one consigned to all things foul. As you see me coming I see your smile vanish, your … Continue reading Forgiveness
This poem was written while I was struggling with my fears of being single, more like to analyze my reasons for having this irrational craving. (To be fair though, a good chunk of my work is related to this, but that is a topic for another day.) Adolescent Desperation
Let us wait till we chance upon each other Like a drought hit village waiting for the rain. If it will grant us not the ecstasy of a moment But the journey of a lifetime. I'll wait for you, just as you've waited for me. A barter of happiness and all feelings sweet, An exchange … Continue reading I’ll Wait.
Carriers of sadness or happiness profound, Or born of resentment and frustration. The bursting of a dam Or an eloquent trickle Just enough to glaze the eye. How cruel it is to think That they adorn the face! Tempted to wipe them And discover buried treasure Of a soul so innocent! Image source: https://mobile.twitter.com/2000_nadoo/status/532141139415928832/photo/1
Author's note: If you've ever spent autumn in Kolkata/Calcutta, you will be aware of the mass festivities of Durga Puja or to be more proper the Sharad navaratri. It is a magical experience, for the religious or otherwise and certainly for the one who is hardy enough to walk long distances! The following is based … Continue reading Urban Pilgrimage