Intezaar – The Wait

and admirers whispered sweetest words but you never did yet another lifetime gone *** Painting by Shirish Pandit More art by Shirish Pandit: Pratiksha – The Wait a touch of crimson

sweet tears

at the point where night bids farewell she raises her head, crowned by a pallu of sizzling red, gold a slender mangalsutra enhances her slightly inverted neck the strongest of henna the darkest of kohl the boldest of kumkum a piercing flame from the nath as ittar fades into memories of a thousand jasmine buds … Continue reading sweet tears

sweet words

hurting? why blame my sweet words #sixwordstory

truths for sale

truths for sale in the market place to the highest bidder each truth tailor made to specific needs designed to deceive leadership truths guaranteed to convert accusations into victimisation religious truths riddled with repetetive rituals, and concealed between poetic scriptures romantic truths, ah our speciality the sweetest of truths, the simplest too tell them only … Continue reading truths for sale

an eternal cycle

a river meanders in search of her ocean flowing gathering flowering eroding gravitating towards its yet unknown end where sweetness is sacrificed for the saline yet the water remains water hoping for its reincarnation a meeting in between clouds awaiting separate fates in their separate states the water still remains water perhaps beckoned by mountains or … Continue reading an eternal cycle

in the dead of night

Such a beautiful breeze in the deep darkness in the dead of night God's sweet breath Soft exhalations as He sleeps satisfied in knowing that  I have the ability to take care of myself

What never was, Never will be

Recognise the futility of your search What never was Never will be missed Ignorance is the sweetest bliss Whatever will be Will be...

Love Truths

For those in love Truths are merely sweetened lies For those who hate Lies are only bitter truths

Mellifluous Moments

I was recently introduced to the word Mellifluous and was immediately attracted to it. All I could think of was the current raag I was practising. Shivaranjani means that which is pleasing to Shiva. This Raag gathers strength from sadness. It has a beautiful healing property through sadness, the release of tears and suppressed emotions. Playing … Continue reading Mellifluous Moments

Salt and Sweet

from a complex inspiration He created the teardrop a simple release of grief or an expression of joy just the right amount of salt to the intricacy of hives worker bees carry nectar conceive cells of honey a universal remedy just the right amount of sweet ~Inspired by these words someone said to me "well, all … Continue reading Salt and Sweet