the price

A shot of bullet, a merciless stab

And a world comes to an end

All it takes is a cold, stony heart

And that one fateful moment

To sweep away one universe

To destroy everything related

A thoughtless act eradicates a life

That was so thoughtfully created

Was it a right? We’ll never know

That ability to decide for others

But was it right? Definitely no

The tragedy that a lame excuse covers

The price of existence has come down to

Money, religion and the need for avenge

Blame it on the anger, pride or lust

Or simply the sweet smell of revenge!

 

 

an encounter

He looks at me straight in the eye

Watching me as my pupils dilate

And my facial muscles go stiff

Exposing my vulnerable state

I’m sure he hears the sound

Of my screams as he comes near

And my heart that pounds crazily

Inside my hyperventilating chest with fear

He aims his flight right on my head

Phew! I duck as he approaches

And there he goes out of the window

Oh dear! These cockroaches!!!