Spreading Wings | The Vision of Poets

Spreading Wings It’s hard to feel the words When you are dying Locked inside the vault Of your own skin It’s hard to reach for verses When your arms can’t reach for grace While DNR’s lie inked Beneath the pen It’s hard to find the rhyme Inside the rainfall Locked within the pain That fogsContinue reading “Spreading Wings | The Vision of Poets”

An Ordinary Girl —Ishita Gupta

“An ordinary girl in fancy outfits.” An invisible label on her head. Her journey ridiculed and hardships neglected, Her blood now, a fierce shade of red. Stepped on the stage with poise and grace, Determined to unleash her true colours. A soft start with a perfect arabesque, En pointe back curved to the side, other. Immersed herselfContinue reading “An Ordinary Girl —Ishita Gupta”

Unapologetic —Ishita Gupta

A vast ocean sometimes wild like a child throwing tantrums sometimes ferocious like a God wanting revenge. Then at times it turned quite quiet like a sleeping baby Then at times it was a sweet mystery like the song of an apsara. There were times when pain overtook like a bittersweet rhapsody there were timesContinue reading “Unapologetic —Ishita Gupta”

Relatives —Ankandas

Those eyes dazzled through the night forest, the wet look of a blue bull. In a desert, in a journey, in a marital friction, In a middle class afternoon, finding those eyes… that’s all there is. Being a poet mostly means to go away from words and say as little as possible and it takesContinue reading “Relatives —Ankandas”

Making Beauty (The Beholder Knows)

“A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark.” -Chinese Proverb Every word I read on WP is shared here with good intention to pass along words of encouragement or healing or spur on thought. To have us look beyond ourselves and see others. To imagine a worldContinue reading “Making Beauty (The Beholder Knows)”

The World Is Not Divided Between East and West — Marjane Satrapi

“The world is not divided between East and West. You are American, I am Iranian, we don’t know each other, but we talk together and we understand each other perfectly. The difference between you and your government is much bigger than the difference between you and me. And the difference between me and my governmentContinue reading “The World Is Not Divided Between East and West — Marjane Satrapi”