Be What You Want To Be

Let there be a spirit, A spirit free to feel , Like a man, Like a woman , Modern , Conventional, Ethnic , Free , liberated … Cool, rogue , Shy n elegant … Let there be a spirit , Being what it wants to be , When it wants to be . I am…

Ode To The Destroyer

To the one who breathes in me , In the destruction of my vices , And the resurrection of my virtues . To the one who prevails in death , Rises in the synergy of creation . The one who is for everyone yet belongs to none . To Shiva and Shakti … May your…

You Are Your Soulmate

The day you learn to love yourself and not crave for anyone else to take care of you, to treat you, shower you with gifts , surprise you , ask you out for a date or ask you for a dance. The day you learn to love your own company . The day you dance…

What You Choose ?

What You Choose? I see perfect couples all over , I see these fairytales , I see it from the eyes of a girl I see one man showering her girl with joys and care , with a sense of security , and with a heartfelt love. And then how smoothly they exchange vows, how…

Life Is Not A Battle

I think life’s not a battle. In its entirety of 24 years for me its learning and growing. I wish people realised the importance of being joyous , generous and tolerant as they moved up the education levels , as they passed  or even failed any exam in the hall or in life. Lets vow…

Respect Vs Authority

Sometimes people use “respect” to mean “treating someone like a person” and sometimes they use “respect” to mean “treating someone like an authority.” And sometimes people who are used to being treated like an authority say “If you won’t respect me I won’t respect you” and they mean “if you won’t treat me like an…

How Do You Name ?

You think you can name it? Or give it a vague , anonymous shade ? You call it love ? The promises, the carefully woven words, the kisses, the touch, the roses, the gifts , the poems, the care … All a palace of cards ! You think you can frame it? One day it…

Live Laugh Love

One more day n its gonna be end of another chapter One more day n its gonna be end of another role One more day n its gonna be a fresh new page One more day n its gonna be another day The garland of expectations would be put around our necks , The tag…

Digging The Sand

Like stranded travellers on a lonely island , Like some lunatics who have lost their memory , Like two old people taking sifting through dust clad black n white albums … We meet , Encounter , Cross ways , Every now and then Revisiting the lanes whose address we have long forgotten , Looking at…

Is It Ok To Dream Of A Fairytale ?

Will it be a sin if , For a moment I dream of a fairytale . Sometimes I am tired of being alone , Sometimes I wanna escape the burden of my ambitions , Sometimes I wanna let go of all the fear of getting my heart broken and my eyes wet , Sometimes ,…

When Mind Is A Slave

And there are days of my own downfall, days I fight my own demons , And days I lose to them … The days I come home wounded , battered , Not from the valour in the war , But due to not putting up a fight … The days my vision is blurred ,…

The Lies We Live

The Lies We Live ©Ambika Bhan We are all searching pieces here … of ourselves , of the ones we love … in people , in places , in stories . We are all hiding aches here … of battered childhoods , of shattered hearts , of tumultuous adolescent years , of a dreary dead…