Thursday, June 14, 2012

Somewhere back in time.

It was that one moment when we sat under what Keats would call a bower quiet. Alive and yet so still midst the canopy of sunlight that turned warm; welcoming in a lucid moment that was a part of a picture, that was meant to be. You and I, while we sat in stillness; the earth rotated just fine along with time that was fluid out and around that moment we were captured in. I let lose, my head fell back and there was not a single leaf I could trace above that blocked the sky and separated us from the gigantic blue. The layer of green became a gorgeous portrait of blissful in-distinctiveness. Every sharp end became an unfocused circle, and the bokeh played a game of changing colors and depth... yes, it was conjuring in a world where a wizard is a myth and sorcery a hoax.
The frenzy my eyelashes caught when I looked at your face was a loud heartbeat that I didn't dare skip; that heartbeat echoes and thuds within my memory, still. You were a beautiful boy with a hue of sepia around your silhouette, and browner eyes that tasted black chocolate every time they blinked.

...then slowly and gracefully, I let in a familiar emotion from a different time residing in a forbidden memory. 
An emotion that was meant to be. 
An emotion that was that one day, which was that one moment, somewhere back in time. 



-Nil. 

33 comments:

  1. Your writing is beyond awesome. Every word had me pulled in. And the last few lines were brilliant!

    Love,
    Sonshu
    www.thesonshu.com

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    1. Hi Sonshu! Why, you're much too kind. Thank you so very much :)
      Sure do hope you visit again!

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  2. You and I, while we sat in stillness; the earth rotated just fine along with time that was fluid out and around that moment we were captured in.

    So... I love it.

    And... one more week till my exams finish.

    I had no idea why I'm updating you with my academic life, but I am! :D

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    1. Zeeeeeebstaaah. HALLO,youu. Thank you :)

      And you're free to update me with whatever the hell you want as long as you update ze blog soon! I be missing your oozum posts, bro.

      ^.^

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  3. Too much love Nil. And I've noticed you have something for bokehs..they turn out to be a part in most of your fiction. I love how you finish off writings with quotes as amazing as that. :)

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    1. Haha thanks Sammaay. You're a darling! And yess, I have this thing for bokehs, yes I do :P

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  4. WOW.
    Spellbound, I mean seriously. How do you do that? Every time there is a new way in writing and I am get the same feeling, "This is too damn good. Why can't I write like that."

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    1. Aww Ajay, much too kind you are but people will laugh at your hilarious allegations! You're just as good, and I'm sure better : )

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  5. The best part of your writing that I have noticed till now is how you play with the visual nature of the piece to portray the emotions. It is so surreal...and strong.
    Loved this! Wonderfully written.

    ~Antara

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    1. I be thrilled, Antara! Thank you sooo much, means a lot lot lot :)

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  6. each time i come here to read a post , I find it amazing and i wonder when or IF ever i would be able ot write this beautifullyu..

    well I have been coming here for ages and I must say I am proud that i know you via the blogs...

    Very well done NIL and I am sure you are going to go milessssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

    Bikram's

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    1. Yes Bikram, you've been around here for a while now. And I'm as humbled as one could be. Thank you! Your constant encouragement means a lot :)

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  7. You have a thing with words...I went through some of your other posts, and let me admit, you are one hell of a superb writer!!!

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    1. Hi, there! I see you're new here- so a big welcome and a martini for you. :)
      Thank you so much, you're so generous with compliments. Kindness!
      Hope to see you around here :)

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  8. Hello.

    I finally get to read this.

    = *

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  9. That was...splendid! Reminded me of my someone special. :)
    Award time! Three for you @ http://www.sudeshnadas.com/2012/06/threes-not-crowd.html

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    1. Sudeshnaaaaaaa! woots! glad it did :)

      And arrey award?! :D I shall hop onto your blog just about now. Thank you :')

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  10. This was...magical.
    I've missed your writing, Nil! Glad to be back! =D

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    1. Hello macha! Why, we've missed you around blogger, too! Glad you're back, indeed :)

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  11. "...and browner eyes that tasted black chocolate every time they blinked."

    I think this is the best piece of imagery I've seen on your blog ever. So very fresh & delightful. Thank you :)

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    1. A bigger Thank You to you, NG. I'm so very glad, I say :))

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  12. And what might that emotion be, brought hence from a different time graciously?

    A beautiful read, lately, your writings have taken up a thinking hue which not only put them up on a wall like an antique painting, but flow with such fluidity that one cannot help but admire.

    Cheers to ye!

    Blasphemous Aesthete

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    1. The emotion modestly fit into four letters; Love :)

      Blasphemous! Thank you, coming from one of my favorite writers- I'm hopelessly grinning :))

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  13. Beautiful, Nil. You did such a great job bringing in the color with this piece. I could see everything so vividly when I was reading the words. Great use of the word bokeh as well. :)

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    1. Cheryllllll! Always sucha thrill to see you here, love! Thank you. :)

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  14. i was reading what "green speck" had to say :)

    so proud of you!

    Nil your writing has become such a joy to read, at your age i probably wrote about Britney Spears..and look at you !

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    1. Oh I know you wrote MUCH more than Britney Spears :)
      Thank you PinkPatiyalaSis! :*

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  15. Beautifully written ........... as always ...............
    hugsssssssssssss

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