Merciless

Into the wild of randomness I often get drawn And as I try to collect myself Often fall short Your being away Has distorted me to no end And as i feel pity for myself I often tend to wish That you had been less merciless - Dnyaneshwar Sonawane

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The ‘A’ game

There may be barriers on the path And monster of fears may be looming large There may be distractions of many a shape And aberrations in their many forms Circumstances might have incapacitated me And odds might have outsized the normals But don't judge me so quick For I am yet to start my 'A'…

Illusions

Life sometimes feels Like a long series of illusions Illusions, that are short-lived and disappear Just when you start to take them for real And expect them to last Till you see your desires fulfilled And then suddenly you are into the whirlwind Of yet another illusion To be tossed and spun around Until you…

Facade

I have seen people Abusing reality And then wearing the facade Of being in sync with it, People boasting of changing things If the opportunity meets them But never wishing to leave their comfort zones. - Dnyaneshwar Sonawane

Trail of hope

Today and tomorrow and the day after I want to leave a trail behind A trail of words, of optimism and hope So that when the hard times surround me And are determined to defeat my faith That trail would guide me to stay put Until the hard times wither away And faith holds sway.…

Tornado

When the silence subsides When all emotions get blown over Deep underneath I remain a tornado A tornado, about to pick up steam And floor everything that comes in the way. - Dnyaneshwar Sonawane

Had you not been my muse…

My loneliness would have gone insane Had you not been my muse And lingered on my mind My words would have made no sense Had you not been my muse And given meaning to them My imagination would have been so colourless had you not been my muse And supplied it with so many colours…

I don’t exactly know

I don’t exactly know Why you get drawn Towards a random stranger And travel to a world You have never been to before I don’t exactly know Why your heart skips a beat At someone’s glance And eyes refuse to blink When someone is around I don’t exactly know Why you get on cloud nine…

Impatient wait

Dancing on the rooftop The rain lasted the whole night The chilly wind swept through the backyard Far and wide The crazy moths whirled around the light Throughout the night The shivering leaves kissed the twigs Hugging them tight Making my thirsty wait All the more impatient.   Dnyaneshwar Sonawane