Saturday, December 6, 2008


“They make a desolation and call it peace.”
-Agha Shahid Ali

winter today.
In my palm
Ice perspires, leaving me cold.
The sun may rise, it may scorch me.


Quicksilver said...

The verse is so beautiful...the simplicity of the quote in the beginning goes so very well with it.

Aarushi said...


Anonymous said...

its what..a dozen or two words, yet made me linger to them for a long while. I thought I would never make it....then I saw the comments button! :)

Aarushi said...


Samdrisht Singh said...

i sarcastically am very impressed by the weird audience you have accumulated here.

(observer carefully, it is thirteen in the series)

Anoop said...

by the confession of your impression, unbeknownst to you, you have become that which seems to you, sarcastically, impressive, really, weird..
34 anybody

Aarushi said...

I am not sure of what you mean, so I will just withhold comment.