Sand Castles

There are day reveries and rapid eye motion And there are the dreams that never sleep on you. The type that makes you search, For the idyllic, the standard set by yourself, Reachable by sweat and toil. But what do we do, when the dreams Are too tall, too steep, too costly, To our never-ending…

Arugam Bay

In that wet-monsoon night We stood in the rain and danced on mud puddles To make a memory stand out And what I saw through your sheer cotton top Was the clairvoyance of our chemistry And the riches of your heart – It seems the pummeling rain Just made our friendship end – And a…

Beach

Oh the beauty of a sand pit That basks in the eternal sunshine And moistens to the neaps and springs A yellow continuum that marks The perimeter of an island And carves her endless coastline A place for the playful and the serene Where kites hover like sky-princesses And sun-bathers lay idle While sunbeams work…

Galle Face

Candy floss skies Kites fluttering in the whistling mistral Low tide slipping unnoticed¬† To the edge of bastions of sand – workmanship of¬†juvenile masons Where infinite black irises twinkle In constellations of wishful dreams Slum puppies of a lesser god frolicing on the waterfront A tapestry woven in the fabric of innocence Disneyland to the…