Micro Tale #10

Once met two travellers. One spoke of the mighty hills, rocky terrains, blue skies and deep waters. And the other one, of different books. ~ Nila 🌸 Travel as much as you can. As far as you can. As deep as you can. To the corners of the world, to the caverns of your soul….

Caged

Let me stretch my wings, before breaking chains and soaring high  into the sky of dreams. Let me fly, for a golden cage  is never a stage for the growing inner sage. ~Nila Lenin

Inconspicuous

I, an atom, Inconspicuous In your tiring eyes Bearing the whole charade. Yet, I hold A universe so wide Carefully inside Hoping that Someday, you will find A love-laden void For you to hide. ~Nila Lenin

Chained

Beneath the starry sky, Here she lies, The land chained By spittle of the raging sea. Like a slave, crestfallen, For escape is just a dream, Imprisoned in the impending doom. A patient wait, For the day, Her waist will be grabbed, And his thirst will be quenched. The day, He will take her in,…

Micro Tale #4

‘A group of three friends is the best’ Said the tiny void crawling between two of us. ~Nila Even the closest of relationships need a little gap small enough for the scent of love to stick within and large enough for the free minds to roam around. Hence, you, I and the tiny void in…

RAIN CLOUD

With careful gray strokes, She painted the wet sky, Whilst singing for him, A tear-stained rhapsody. ~Nila

TOMORROW

The mount of hope, unconquered by daydreams of young present. ~Nila

As You Grow Up

Darling, Someday, you will wake up, Leaving swings and kite strings; Learning lies and fake smiles, With a bunch of questions Clasping your young hand. Their raised eyebrows, Will search for a flaw, Rather than your glow. Behind stumbling words And mumbling walls, You will see them, Peeking at the one you plucked, Among scores…

Masks of Pretence

We fall in love, less with people and more with their well-crafted masks. Then we wonder how do they change like seasons when they only replace masks once it is worn-out. ~Nila