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Faren Rajkumar
You can find me with my nose in a book
English student, music teacher, newspaper editor, writer and photographer - Windswept swirls of ink and giddy phrases spill from me - Thank you for reading! Contact:
Interests: Finding meaning where there usually isn't.
Recent Activity
I used to enjoy a silly little melody more than I do now Something to keep me dancing in the quiet of this house Now I'm relying on the music in my mind Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Wanderling
Although you profess Beneath everything you say I sense silent words Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Wanderling
Like gypsy fire and sunlit rain There is heat, there is light, there is radiance from the heart Love cannot exist in any other form but this Unchanged on the cold night Where warmth rises to the lips at the mention of a name Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Wanderling
A body fell from the sky With the look of something young, yet old The Earth said it was mine But not mine to hold Not even to make laugh Or love or console But mine to call my other half The missing piece, even from afar, I am whole Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Wanderling
Daises growing free Where a happy face lies still Solemn flowers live Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Wanderling
I've got my boots on And my feather weather frilly chilly thinking about falling snow It's only April But I want to know That Winter will come back here It hasn't left me with this sun, alone Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Wanderling
When the day turns into days And the days turn into nights Pattern becomes a symptom Time, the illness, Wait a little longer Just a little longer What sights have my young eyes seen and when? Take some time away Before time takes them away And even as the days... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at Wanderling
Glittering, silver With rain and tears in the sun This is how I shine Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at Wanderling
Each line contains the number of words designated by the zip numbers. O, Miami and WLRN's annual contest turns mere zones into occasions for poetry. 33317 is where I live. 3 The neighbor's dog 3 Highway rattling breeze 3 Bike path chatter 1 always 7 Suburban melodies where true silence... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at Wanderling
If this is to end in fire, then let me swallow these last words. Two bodies, four hands to strike the match, two proud trees already up in flames and these last words, "I wish" "That day" "If only" "We might" - just sparks on the withered branch already the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at Wanderling
I am five again And you are my playmate plaything playful eyes The giggle without reason All soft and silly curiosity awakens with the morning sun Fighting sleep the moon brings, refusing to listen To the end of playtime The end of the day My playmate plaything playful eyes Stay... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Wanderling
Am I alone here Or a lone "her", too quiet Too still, yet content Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at Wanderling
Though I am shrouded by the shadows And I walk in hidden places between gardens and buildings sitting away from the sun I am bright Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at Wanderling
Sun and wind have never suited me I squint at the bright day sky Sometimes shut my eyes with my face still turned up And imagine the patterns of the stars The lines of dotted light under my eyelids ... Restless thoughts, restless hands, restless sighs Until the night finds... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2015 at Wanderling
I see the Void and the Light I hold a shadow in my heart and stand vigil through an endless night I watch the dark Tracing the patterns of the stars with my wandering eyes Bask in the mood of the dark side of the moon It calls to me,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at Science (fiction) of Love
The hurt singed, fire As the well within ran dry I forgot to cry Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at Wanderling
Quietly we fall The screaming air at our backs And we close our eyes Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Wanderling
Pictures, answer me I'm calling these memories They're before my eyes Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2015 at Wanderling
Even though I smile The walls are still closing in And leave me breathless Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Wanderling
You're in the water among the waves. But you are still here. Here, and still, the houses asleep while you dance to disturb their dreams of oceans and the cities beneath where shouts are lost to the depth and the shades of blue that too, are here, and are still. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Wanderling
Sometimes I lay down And the bed seems so cold, harsh Then I think of you Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Wanderling
Let's just burn the bridge Connecting our two islands And swim the river Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at Wanderling
How can a city Where everyone is alone Feel so much like home? Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at Wanderling
I've held silk and air But nothing as smooth, seamless As your hand in mine Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Wanderling
Infinity sign That's the shape of two bodies Locked tightly this way Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Wanderling