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July 19, 2016


The butterfly gave her colors away,
And the bee forsake their sting 
the breeze lifted the dunes,
and the lyrics set out to find their tunes.

Roses drained their colors,
And rainbows went around the world 
The thorns blended into the stems so much
For that last glance and that final touch.

The gypsies wandered the places unfound,
And the nomads prayed in their deserts,
For her to turn back, that magical sway
The Souks gave their gold away.

Yet she hid quietly in her play,
Not to be found and brought to the ground,
And those endless fields of nameless lives,
Lay there silently watching her tomb survive.

Gyanban Thoughts:  Few lines dedicated to the victims of the recent terror attacks in France.God bless their families. We grieve with them.

July 10, 2016


Are you going to the memory lane?

Lost corners and aimless signs

Remember who you left behind

and what you carried along?

That lonely coffee table

and rains trickling through the doors,

The yearning fireplace

and those waiting pages.

Those flowing white seamless shirts 

and oh those careless buttons,

Swinging hair and quivering lips

Unread feelings wrote new memories.

Between shores and the sea

Pebbles  lost in time

Roll back their untold stories,

And sands sing to the winds.

Those unending stairs inching to your heart,

Drawn curtains swaying for a touch

Sheets wrapping your fears

and pillows that wiped your tears.

That dawn of hope 

and the pain of a waiting dusk

Remember who you left behind

and what you carried along?

Gyanban Thoughts : The more we move forward the more we leave behind, only to sit back and cherish some day, one day.

March 20, 2016

Friend in time

Walking on the footprints of time

Crossing memories chime

Of aimless lanes and clueless dreams

Running on empty grounds and wild swings,

Touching the skies and kissing the winds.

Of faded jeans and school canteens

Whispering tears and sweet nothings,

Morning lines and pastimes

Of first crushes and maturity brushes

Of the years gone by and the grey’s are nigh

Of the lows of life and the occasional high

Of meeting new and missing the old

Of connecting the dots and filling the blanks

Only the friend knows why you smile

Or when you cried

When the world lived and your tears dried

Only the friend knows you tried.

Walking in the rain or sunshine

I remain your friend in time....

Gyanban thoughts : This one for old times sake, one for the friends, one for the reunions.

November 14, 2015

Violent Hearts

The screams in the valley,
People dying,bleeding,suffering,
The tears in the alley,
The walking dead screaming.

The quiet child lies still,
His cradle burning slowly,
The faint shrill 
Mother's eyes close slowly.

Smoke and fire run the streets,
Splinters settle on the bridges,
Soot stained walls and bloody sheets,
Death waits on the ledges.

Endless cycle of violence
Blinds the world
A battle of tolerance
or fatality foretold?

Hold one hold all,
caress them to sleep,
The violent heart still beats,
Forgiving eyes still weep.

Gyanban Thoughts : Very sad to hear about the Paris attacks. Sometimes, injustice needs instant justice.

October 25, 2015

In Time

In time, you will know,
why you re here
and where to go,

In time, you will see,
what your today cannot
and your past has not.

In time,you will find,
why does it begin
and where it ends

In time, you will discover, 
what is truth, logic or love
and why we live in hope

In time, you will stop,
why seek answers,
when the answers ask questions.

Gyanban Thoughts : Sometimes the answers we seek only lead us to more questions, dont you think? As time lapses the perspective changes but the result still remain the same.

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