Author Archives: Ria's Arts

Harmony


Thoughts like wild horses Racing through my mind In my heart is an unquenchable fire Nothing can extinguish its flames My heart is like a raging sea Its waves rising boisterously I am in a tunnel that never ends My eyes in constant search of light The scent of love gives me delight Fragrant like […]
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A faithful companion


Tears rolling down my cheeks A true friend, my heart seeks I turn to social media To pacify unending loneliness This state of hopelessness Coupled with helplessness Demolishes my soul Wreaks havoc in my heart Having possessed everything Why does it feel like something is missing? There remains a void My heart, disgruntled I try to […]
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Castle


I weaved a castle A castle of dreams In this make believe castle There’s no hustle and bustle It’s just you and me! There, my sorrows would flee I’d feel no pain On that terrain I’d rest on your shoulder With no one to bother We’d fly together To a world that is better Where […]
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Letting go


My mind was numb Constant rejection made me succumb To a distraction that disturbed my emotions I didn’t have any wrong intentions I know you can hold on strong Even though we don’t talk for long You give melody to my heart’s song This warm feeling, I want to prolong Tantalizing pains, my reward For […]
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Shulamite


For my darling husband who stuck by me for the last 24 years….. Friends come and go But you are my true hero The warmth you gave me over the years How you upheld me in my fears Never failing to wipe my tears Faithfully without switching gears The smiles and laughters we share How […]
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Sweet kiss of release


This is the story of a dove captured by a hunter who puts her in a cage, but cares for her and later releases her, coz he loves her and wants her to be free! Inspired by a hindi song, “kaboothar jaa” Marauder of hearts Stop shooting your darts She’s an injured dove Captivated by […]
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A mesmerized honey bee


A honey bee that left her nest Only when she felt at her best She happened to visit a flower Prolific with the rarest nectar It was a nectar, profusely sweet Upon tasting it, she hesitated to retreat Every time she fed from it Her face was brightly lit There were times when the flower […]
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A hummingbird


Flapping his wings Songs of beautiful tales he sings In my garden, a frequent visitor In pursuit of sweet nectar Hastily he comes and goes Against the flowers rubbing his nose Trying to savour the delicacy Humming along in ecstasy Fluttering around having no cares Away from the jungle’s snares A daily sip of nectar […]
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Colors of love


Like a river flowing in one direction To my beloved, I channel my affection As the tired flowers smile at the sight of morning dew My heart fills with delight when I see you As the lush green trees paint the evergreen forest The colors of your love fills me with zest There’s none but […]
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Autumn leaves


Devoted to my soul mate, my husband! As the colors of autumn leaves changed The colors of your love made me deranged Sometimes I feel your love is shallow Making me pale like the leaves that turn yellow That’s when I cling to my pillow And my heart feels low Like the leaves, I pray […]
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