Eroded Dreams

Our paths crossed
And the dust settled
Our dreams were eroded
Like life was flowing out
And I could not breathe

Everything seemed the same
You were no longer there
Not in my arms
Not even in sight
As I stood waiting alone

Gazing stars all night
And they would not fall
No luck for me to grab
Till the waves washed away
Illusions, day by day

No fear I hold
Bare feet cold
Smile with the winds
I was alive once
No second chance

Pooja Alok
Twitter: @poojaavj

Shadows of reality

Shadows of reality
Darkness in prosperity

Don’t be a fool
You’re no more in school

Turn around
Listen to that sound

Its calling you by its side
You just should not hide

Run on this ground
Now cease to frown

Life is beautiful
You got to be a bit careful

Just untie your soul
Why don’t you wanna go

Stop living life in grids
Open up the lids

And fly at least try
Stand up again tall

Let life take a call
It may hit, every bit

And you cant go away
Coz You ought to stay

Dated: January 2010

Pooja Alok
Twitter: @poojaavj

Darkness Departed

Lonely stars splintered
And the darkness departed
Miracles do happen!

*My experiments with Life, Haiku, et al*

Pooja Alok
Twitter: @poojaavj

Transparent Darkness

They have lost their way
From bed in home to their office bay

No smiles and cares
And only stranger stares

Falling in love with the screen
Living a virtual dream

Its off and they are lost
Like fearing a ghost

Running to the plugs
Crazy mad ducks

Wired connections
Unholy directions

Sad inside and laugh out loud
Artificial masks in front of the crowds

Not all they know
Nor a friend not foe

Still lost in the clouded day
From bed in home to their office bay

Dated: Sept 6, 2014

Pooja Alok
Twitter: @poojaavj

Winter Climes

Small defeats
Regrets of lifetimes
Unlike mild breeze
Teasing the chimes
Standing alone waiting
In winter for sunnier climes

Pooja Alok
Twitter: @poojaavj