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Saturday, February 04, 2017

Inner Voice

Listen to your inner voice
And do what it tells you they all said.
How do I explain to them
There lives a whole society in my head.

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जब कि तुझ बिन नहीं कोई मौजूद
फिर ये हंगामा ऐ ख़ुदा क्या है..

Mirza Ghalib

Friday, February 03, 2017

The Unwritten Postcards

All those places we visited
Through our conversations
And all the beautiful sights we saw
Through our shared dreams
I have a colourful postcard
For every place we’ve never been
Hundreds of postcards
And a few dozen unwritten letters
All stored away safely
In the dusty drawers of my mind
I take them out sometimes
And breathe in that smell of yours
Which was never there
To give myself a reason to breathe
As I imagine us once again
At all those places we never went
And to envelop myself 
In a comforting, yet false relief

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