Category Archives: Intoxication Induced

Things I have written when the inspiration struck. Or, in other words, intoxication induced writing.

Ash

I stare at waves receding And know they are my words Going away from me, and the world, Going away to a place Where they will die A quiet, dignified death. I am less than a forgotten memory. I make … Continue reading

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Fire

Your love is a drop of water It lightens to air, floats, Condenses, and rains. The grass shoots. Leaves dance green. A new life is born. But in drought, krishna There’s no drop to be had During endless summer months. … Continue reading

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Liar

Thick grey clouds Swirl in the wind Thunder over houses And disappear Without a trace With empty promises And no rain. This krishna of mine Also promises me peace Shows me his soul Coaxes my laughter Makes me believe Then … Continue reading

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Blind

Madame Sosostris, famous clairvoyant, put on weight and reformed herself. In these cards, I hold wealth and abundance she said from her tower overlooking Ulsoor lake. An emotional raven escaped his Poe and fluttered morbidly to the balcony. “Pay attention … Continue reading

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Letter to the Dispossessed

I didn’t know that the smells would haunt me. Scratch that. I did. Specifically, detergent mixed with the coconut on skin. I think it’s my most favourite smell in the world because it is you. It smells like home. Which … Continue reading

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The Birth of Baby

The baby would not be born. The mother did not believe in sacrifices or martyrdom. The mother grew taller instead. It was enough for now that one could enjoy the same sleeplessness of baby care all night long talking about … Continue reading

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Homecoming

Here in the night With a left curved moon Here, I listen to traffic Dreaming. Getting high. There in the twilight With a sun that refuses to set There, you sit by a lake Smoking. Getting high. I miss you, … Continue reading

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