4. Confessions Will Make You Zinger

Around bags full of sand and sun going down,
A bunch of strangers who try to find their way out…

As I lay back on my cushioned chair,
That chain of thoughts not leaving my hair…

Clinking bottles, hollowness inside and smiles around,
Who would know what a smiling face contains?

A wish to run away to the waves and whisper my cry,
Request them to lead me to a favorable sky…

Of angels, peace and where friendship thrives,
Salute extended to those who believe in care derived…

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From that dream I snap back to reality in a moment,
Loud music, darkness, stars and that strange silence…

I promise the place to be back here again,
When the sun will only rise and never let me fall…

Shoe laces tied, handful of star dust packed,
As I walk in to my room of sorcery and uncertainty sack…

The vacation is over screamed the loud horn of the bus,
And the ink on my skin smiled and said, “Come back very soon, you nut.”

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11 Comments, RSS

  1. Alana November 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

    I hope you find that peace and escape one day!
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  2. Shalini R November 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

    Don’t we all feel it? I do. I get all melancholic when I am at the beach. My thoughts wander.
    And that last line? Gee ๐Ÿ˜€
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    • adodani November 4, 2016 @ 8:14 pm

      ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you so much.

  3. Jaibala Rao November 5, 2016 @ 10:26 am

    You know this reminded me of how much I day dream and for some reason I always dream of a beach at the ocean with dolphins. Ah! there i go dreaming again. But yes I always have these travel blues, once I come back from a vacation. Such a beautiful poem Ashu ๐Ÿ™‚
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    • adodani November 5, 2016 @ 6:08 pm

      Thank you so much, J. I am glad it could help you dream one more time in this life ๐Ÿ™‚ Cheers!

  4. SHALINI BAISIWALA November 5, 2016 @ 6:19 pm

    Oh my god- I could imagine myself on the beach and packing seashells n stones from the beach to take back home as a magical reminder of my time there. Very well written.
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    • adodani November 5, 2016 @ 6:24 pm

      Thank you so much for reading and dropping by ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Rohan Kachalia (@rohank01) November 7, 2016 @ 12:49 pm

    Beaches is one of the place which I have some fond memories and always gather them whenever I visit one. So nicely written, Ashwini! ๐Ÿ™‚
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    • adodani November 7, 2016 @ 1:04 pm

      I am so glad you liked it. Thanks for reading, commenting and sharing ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. upasna November 7, 2016 @ 12:52 pm

    Its been more than 4 years I had been to a beach but I miss them. Scribbling on sand with my toes is something I love. Soothing words.
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    • adodani November 7, 2016 @ 1:07 pm

      Thank you, Upasna. Glad you could relate ๐Ÿ™‚

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