9/11

Years are anthologies of healing, Brink desaturating. Stars appearing On the bleak horizon, one by one, Becoming brighter, as your face Turns to a pavilion. Now planes, are No longer diabolical monsters, Islam is no more The launch pad, there are pearl And human shipments from Baghdad to Baltimore, That don’t’ blow up on impact….

Midnight Cowboy

They say Midnight Cowboy Was the only R-rated movie to win best picture, And the first LGBT-friendly movie to win acclaim in Hollywood.  Jon Voigt was the cowboy stuck in a hotel room Waking up to a reality that few ever perceive. Life happens in the strangest ways The alternation to survive the sveltering New…

To Abdul Kalam

‘Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep” Drumming the heart, chasing the savage dream Is a boy with a pendulum in his heart and a clause in his mind It was like Kipling’s “If”, a resurrection transcending the calvary Or the chateau d’if. And…