Unlaced my shoes,
Unzipped my pants,
Unbuttoned my shirt,
There it is,
You’ve now seen,
My naked body whole,
But are you ready,
My naked soul?
You’ll celebrate my body,
Relish it like a carousal,
But will you panegyrize,
For my soul sepulchral?
My grace, my curves,
You will undoubtedly,
But are you ready to test
As my aptitude twists?
My eyes seraphic,
My countenance ethereal,
Will one day fade.
A labyrinth of malignity,
A circuit of devilry
Is all that will remain.
I can’t promise only
Gaeity, on this excursion
But it will be,
Worth the perpetration.
Touch my denuded body,
And you may have your way,
But try my exposed soul,
And I’ll be indubitably yours
And a day.
So, as I stand,
In front of you,
You may choose your view.
When your dull life dispirits you,
When your fervour, decays and turns blue.
Pick up the crayons of creativity; splash it with hues
Of your ideas. So that, to yourself you remain true.
Let Red unleash your intrepidity,
Use Yellow to summon your inner energies,
Apply Green to display your undiscovered efficacy,
But, White to preserve your innocuous purity.
Allow Purple to show how exceptional you are,
Orange to flaunt your uniqueness from far,
And Pink to help heal even the most putrid scars,
But above all, don’t forget to listen to your heart.
© Darshana Mehta
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So many things to cry about,
Yet I choose to smile.
So many things to stay back for,
Yet I choose to go the extra mile.
So many things that still remain,
Yet I choose the ones yet to come.
So many things, festering, like open wounds,
Yet I choose to stay numb.
So many things have wronged me in the past,
Yet I choose to keep an open heart.
So many daggers in my back,
Yet I choose a virtuous path.
© Darshana Mehta
Oh look! There she goes,
The fantastic – Ms Curiosity.
The one who has challenged
Our intellect, since eternity.
Go thank her for her
Bequests upon humanity.
Made us wonder; made us
Think and rise above tangibility.
Fathomed our ruminations,
Tested our dexterity.
Caused us to explore,
Gave birth to visionaries,
Picked us from our tedious lives,
Propelled us into a world called Possibility.
Because I am a wild horse,
Till when can you stop me?
From running free…
From breaking every fence,
You build for me.
But you will never be able to stop me,
Wherever my heart takes me,
Breaking every fence, you build for me.
© Darshana Mehta