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August 22, 2010

Back to the start....


The intense, warm fire dances on,
Like an orphan in ocher to her heart’s song,
The cadence carved in her heart,
She stares at him through the breach in the door,
She lets a few stolen glances pass as their silence hits the floor,
And then she goes back to the start…

To when they both were little, and their hearts were still untainted,
To when the most depressed moments, each other’s love was the cure,
To the petite games they loved to play,
To the silly things they liked to do and say,
How joy always found its way,
In to their hearts each and every day,
Summer, winter, spring and fall,
How allure painted it all,
In colours complacent of anything sad,
How that escape in the seemingly perfect world, made them so very glad,
The tiniest gesture meant everything,
And so many songs they loved to sing,
The lyrics to which they didn’t know,
How they just couldn’t wait to grow,
How they lay in the grass and wished upon a star,
How they stole beer cans from the nearby bar,
How they were so frightened to touch,
How the smallest things meant so much.

As she stands there today, she wants to ask, “Dear, do you still miss me now?”
She wants to ask, but she doesn’t know how,
She wants to tell him that their love isn’t gone,
She misses the brilliance, with which her innocence shone,
She wants to tell him that she loves him still,
She always had and she always will,
She wants him to just give her one smile and mean it,
She doesn’t want any more pretence, coz she has already seen it,
She wants to hold him in her arms so very tight,
Through the day and throughout the night,
She wishes he saw the fire in her eyes,
She wishes in her words, he sensed the lies,
For she misses the past and how things were,
How nothing else mattered except love, to him and her,
But now the walls of time and taking each other for granted are slowly closing in,
And this battle of head versus heart, she alone, cannot win,
If only for a while, she wants her childhood to return,
Just for its uncomplicated, beautiful, adolescence to burn,
Take out all the ugly parts….
……and go back to the start…

22 Mississippi:

Scribbling Girl said...

Wow what innocence and magic in world!
Just love the play of simplicity and emotions in ur words!

If only wishes could be granted and we cd go back.....Sigh!

nikita said...

lovely Pavi...

go back to start and have a beautiful journey ahead :) :)

sulagna ™ said...

wah jee wah...you seem to be getting excellent with every post

Readers Dais said...

thats real flow of emotions..
and when those are true its to touch the other heart, for sure..
there is no escape as its not age or distance but their souls that convey and nothing's between, so its reached and reaches safely..to be taken care of..the love...

A. K. said...

Honestly Am not a big fan of Poetry but loved reading this.. But till now the best is the 'Jack and Jill'... Have a great week ahead

Blasphemous Aesthete said...

When we are able to keep ourselves in the shoes of one of the playing characters and a certain someone in the other and read such lines, heart aches.
Mine is aching too...

Regards
Blasphemous Aesthete

♥ ♥bebo ♥ ♥ said...

How can u write so beautifully.
Beautiful

Shantanu said...

Hi Pavitra. So so glad to see creation after really so much days.

This one is perfect typical Pavitra post.

Loved the line "The tiniest gesture meant everything."

Miles Of Style said...

speechless...you have a beautiful way with words dearie...i'm completely amazed with your writing!

xo, persis

Scribblers Inc said...

CRAZY PICTURE!! TOTALLY AWESOME!

Scribblers Inc.

P.S.-the words are nice too...sorry, got a lil carried away there! :)

Pavitra .... said...

@ Scribbling Girl:
Thank you so much dear..! :)

Pavitra .... said...

@ nikita:
Thanks sweetie..!! :)

Pavitra .... said...

@ Sulagna:
Awww... Thank you so much dear..!!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Readers Dais:
Thank you so much....And lovely thoughts from your side... :)

Pavitra .... said...

@ A.K:
Thank you so much!! Have a wonderful day ahead..!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Blasphemous Aesthete:
Ohh...hope you feel better now... :)
Take care!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Bebo:
Thank you so much sweetheart...
Hugs!!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Shantanu:
I'm glad to be back....somewhat....
Hoping to be more regular.. :)
Thanks!! Tc!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Persis:
Thank you very much dear...
Glad you liked it so much...
Cheers!!

Pavitra .... said...

@ Scribblers Inc:
Hahaha....I had the same reaction when I found the picture....
I just knew nothing else can describe my post better.... :)
Thanks a ton!!
Cheers!!

abhilasha said...

i just found you blog and its ummm nothing short of..a wow.

you write beautifully.

Pavitra .... said...

@ abhilasha:
Thank you so much! :) Do visit more...