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Ph.D.

This is a poem about the journey through PhD. The different phases that one has to pass through before he/she can graduate. Its just for fun.

 

With hope of grandeur feat

And expectations that no one can meet

Celebrating the moment with a tweet

A journey began to become an elite

Unknown about the misery and pain

With a smile, I boarded the train

Who knows how long the smile will last

The time sped away really fast

 

Before I could realize

I began to criticize

What is PhD?

Is it Permanent head Damage

Or is it Please hire, Desperate

Even our Parents have Doubts

And there is nothing to be sure about.

 

Every day is the same story

Yet nowhere close to glory

Giving a seminar

is like waging a war

Covered with verbal scars

I finally entered the bar

Hailing abuses all over

Decides to become a drover.

 

Slowly drowning in alcohol

And putting an end to the brawl

Receding back to my dungeon

I fall like a martyr

Only to realize

The war is not yet over

A new ray awaits at the dawn

Go catch it, before it’s gone

You are born to fight

Don’t be afraid, you’re the knight.

 

Disclaimer – All the situations in this work are an act of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. 😛 😛

Life

Life is like a fairy tale
Just hold onto its sail
Steer your life as a ship
Adoring the artistic trip

Never be rattled
By the storm
Face the battle
And you will transform

Flaunt your smile
As you walk the aisle
Hearts are won
In barely a defile

 

आंखों की नमी और माथे की सलवटें,

आईना है तेरी शख्सियत का,पैमाना है तेरी काबिलियत का।

(The moisture of your eyes and the crease on your forehead is

the mirror of your personality and the measure of your skills.)

An Untitled Poem

Another dedication to one of my friend. I was very confused about the title for this piece so I named it as “An Untitled Poem”. If you have any suggestion or idea regarding the same, do mention in the comment section.

—-An Untitled Poem—-

Why did we ever meet?
When we didn’t find time to greet.
Now time has come to bid adieu
and what a magnificent moment to do.

It’s your birthday
and all friends are here
to remind, how special you are
by showering love and care.

A moment to cherish
and a memory for lifetime
relish the aroma of friendship
when we are in our prime.

Attain the pinnacle of life
our wishes are with you.
You are gonna rock the world
just keep walking through.

Hope we meet someday again
where our milieu are same
savour the day till then
and keep alive your burning flame.

 

—Ritu Raj

Missing “You”

Missing someone can really be heart wrenching. I was enduring this feeling one day. Hence I came up with this piece. Hope you all will like it.

—Missing You—

You touched my soul
Like no one before
Left me alone and
shook me, to the core.

An affair full of wrench,
In a sea of tears, I did drench.
You left me with no choice,
Lost in love, without a voice.

Seldom did I forget,
how you made me smile,
A glimpse of you and
my heart, raced a mile.

Reminiscing the time spent together
and the love, as soft as a feather.
Those late night talks,
without fretting about the clocks,
random walks on the moonlit roads
were one of my favorite episodes.

I miss the vibe we shared
those moments will never return, I’m scared.
Missing you is now a routine,
Life has become a blank screen.
With a smile on my lips, I pray
for your welfare, wherever you stay.

—Ritu Raj

The Shore

I was a restless soul

rampant and uncontrolled,

no boundaries to stop

no barriers to withhold.

My soul wandered

in search for repose

but lost amidst

the crowd full of woes.

You came as a calm

wave of breeze,

and made my restive

soul to freeze.

You calmed me the way

sea waves quench

the thirsty shore.

But alas, I was a

mere sandcastle

shattered by your roar.

—Ritu Raj

An Unbroken Bond

An unbroken bond

I still feel your presence

hovering around me,

It makes me frail,

and full of glee.

Drenched in your fragrance,

Lost in your eyes,

In your presence

time flies.

Our encounter was

decided by fate,

Neither do I love

nor do I hate.

Your thoughts still

crowd my life,

making me ponder-

Do I ever cross your mind?

Did I ever mean anything to you?

Or is it too late?

but I will still wait…!!

 

—Ritu Raj

 

 

An Undying Pain #2

—An undying pain—

Every day I feel trapped

with your thoughts over me,

making me lose myself

sans the presence of thee.

Lost in memories

tears roll down the cheek,

full of agony

I am too bleak.

Hold me tight

I’m on a  slope,

the undying pain is

difficult to cope.

Your dreams drown me

to such an extent,

my heart finds it

difficult to relent.

That bewitching smile

commanded my heart,

I ache for you

please don’t depart.

 

—Ritu Raj