By the sea side On the beach With feet immersed in sand And washed now and then by the waves I stood watching the varying hues In the western sky.
Amidst all the squeals of laughter, fun and chaos, there were also seen some faces with lost looks, With small and big thought bubbles over their head Which I tried to read. Some confessed their sins Some shared their worries Some whispered prayers, Sought comfort and peace Some surrendered Some sought words for poetry Some waited with a pounding heart, For a beloved who had failed to keep their promise to meet.
The sea scrolled the sand with loud and harsh waves And sometimes gentle and silent ones As if replying to each mind that stood there waiting to be cajoled, calmed, flattered or inspired… As the sun, the key witness, to all those unsaid bubbling thoughts took its final dip into the vast sea beyond the wide horizon Signifying the closure of yet another day.
Venus-like from the ocean she rose Forcing a gasp from all those Who the seashore did frequent And their heart beat soaring sent. Liquid pools of blue were her eyes, A glance brought forth volcanic sighs, From the old and
Hey children ! How happy you are Playing on the beach In pure merriment Leaving aside all past regrets And worries of tomorrows to come Artfully you build these castles in sand With utmost skill and care Decorating them with
Flowers growing on the beach Some flowers are peachy pears Some are long and slim and sleek I swear I love every colour there Especially with long blonde hair The waves are gently lapping at their feet One two three
I’m sitting over here and you’re sitting over there, I always know my “allocated” chair, I have to admit I am sceptical though, I do my best to never let it show. I cringe when I remember the things I’ve