Day: March 5, 2019

Projective exaggeration – A career mirage?

If I were to take you back to your childhood days, do you remember watching that one character on TV or in a movie and wanting to be just like him or her? As a child, my first thought of ambition was to be a pilot. This was in the late ’90s, and I was […]

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True Beauty

True beauty is sadnessFor it can never last,A flower found in bloomThat shall wither too fast. True beauty is lossFor it shall never stay,Losing sinew chasing itOnly to lose your way. By Navin GettuPainting by Alexis Fazio Please follow and like us:

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Dead Roses

I fell for who you were, for what we had. Red roses that stood for what we had. But time passed and things changed. Now I’m holding onto dead roses. They remind me that beauty is never permanent. And as they wither away, soon all that will be left is the memory, which too, shall […]

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Candle

I had lit myself on fire for you till the wick was all but burnt out.And yet you couldn’t comprehend the darkness that followed. By Navin GettuPicture by Daniel Amor Please follow and like us:

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Prelude to a Eulogy

Funeral bands play symphonies in my headMy heart is led underground leaving a trail of redBeautiful and melancholy, my ribcage reverberatesAs Orpheus’ lyre once more opens, for me, Hades’ gates. By Navin GettuPainting credited to: Granger, circa. 1800 Please follow and like us:

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War

A medley of madness in the chaos of warDriving men to genocide in the name of their God.Their craze never-ending, their bloodlust grows more.Messiahs carry out death sentences, met with applaud.The death toll rises as fields are strewn with boneAnd the downfall of man is again in fault their own. By Navin GettuPainting by Francesco […]

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Are there any perks to being a Wallflower?

She came back. We called it a new beginning, but it was like the time without her was a momentary lapse in what I felt was the best time of my life. And oh, how I love her. And yet, all the memories we missed, all those things that would make this a tragedy, they […]

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Back

I look down from the stratosphere, upon my city, mirroring the night sky.A while until I shall see it again, it looks so surreal in black and white.And in some corner of this star spangled city, on her bed my lover liesShining brighter than all the others, My, will she be a sight for sore […]

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Possession

It doesn’t take much to see something and want it.When it’s something you can’t get then you’ve got all the more reason to have it.That’s how humans are; the Forbidden Fruit is our obsessionImmoral thoughts birth the objects of our affection By Navin GettuPainting by Nicolae Gutu Please follow and like us:

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Marionette

I lived my life with no strings attachedWith momentary pleasure that left me detached.And then came along the perfect puppeteerShe gave me a purpose, crystal clear.I could feel again, as I fell the fallTo love her seemed to be my call.But I couldn’t remain her marionette foreverAnd we let go, our regret to leave never.Once […]

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