Basudev Paul

Vaulting Ambition

He got into a quagmire; thought host in himself!

Fought tooth and nail; headway was half done

Hoist on his own petard, the modern MaoTseTung

Hindsight taught him, given his meteoric rise

Gripped all powers in his own hands, centralized

He had to sink back like the States’…

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[199] Every Moment Fleets

Life has been a humdrum buzz

Full of upturn activities all through

Heavens’ forbiddance can’t stoop

The pressure of daily chores we face

Some play with hands; some by two legs

Both churn out to the world heritage

Some concede; some chin up to

Facing many…

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Fog Speaks

I was planning to fist fog in my palm
Its downy bedding on a stubble surface
Intrigued me to catch, got exasperated

We found someday its sulky face, declined
We retired to bed but the fog came in a shaft
Before sunlight fog remained thicker

Before I got up it broke the muteness with
People hurtling for daily duty of livelihood
It did not speak to the so-called elite

They were late riser with sleep as a lazy bum
Imperceptible; they wouldn’t realize
They were on duvetting pleasure, earthy

Life on cloud nine! why should they?
Masses were singular, unnerving, spurring
They knew their kismet well before dawn

They had to speak to fogs for road clearance
They left, leaving behind the kid in disarray
Who else was there to take care of them?

Nature’s kindness and clement weather?

©Basudev Paul

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Touch

Touch between two inanimate objects

Produces no tactile sensation, grates inert

Touch communicates the message undefined.

Touch has the ability to affect the whole world

Touch only heals up, the panacea, therapeutic

Touch doesn’t take much time to rock the eternity.

Touch only makes things topsy-turvy in a moment

Touch quickens the fertility on a fallow land

Touch couldn’t be hid to oneself, stealthily.

Touch between two tactile materials rises

Touch is untouchable; felt only when touched

Touch is disciplined when applied in Physics.

Touch is immaterial if not fomented orally

Touch is productive; speaks volumes in the presence

Touch is a breathing life of live relations.

No-touch; no revolution is orchestrated

Touch stimulates trust and attachment.

©Basudev Paul

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Touch

Touch between two inanimate objects

Produces no tactile sensation, grates inert

Touch communicates the message undefined.

Touch has the ability to affect the whole world

Touch only heals up, the panacea, therapeutic

Touch doesn’t take much time to rock the eternity.

Touch only makes things topsy-turvy in a moment

Touch quickens the fertility on a fallow land

Touch couldn’t be hid to oneself, stealthily.

Touch between two tactile materials rises

Touch is untouchable; felt only when touched

Touch is disciplined when applied in Physics.

Touch is immaterial if not fomented orally

Touch is productive; speaks volumes in the presence

Touch is a breathing life of live relations.

No-touch; no revolution is orchestrated

Touch stimulates trust and attachment.

©Basudev Paul

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