On a winter afternoon, I came and sat on your branch like a carefree bird,
Inconsiderate to the fact that I was enrolling myself in something known yet unheard!
I remember hovering around you exploring the new facets of mine,
Your enamour was as warm and intoxicating as the smoothest red wine.
Have you ever met someone and had an eccentric feeling of knowing him for ages?
When you can sense the sky blushing pink and crimson and not the former dull beiges!
It’s so bizarre how life pulls some distant acquaintance so close,
What’s even more outlandish is the fact that now you romanticize things which for you were extremely gross!
We tried connecting our dots both backward and forward,
And eventually concluded that it’s best not to find clarity in the unforeseen absurd.
I’ve seen the changing colours of your leaves as the seasons went by,
There were days when your response wasn’t familiar but majorly peculiar to my Hi!
Every time I was away hibernating, desperately hoping for this bond to not fade,
I could feel parts of me furiously blazing in the memory of your calmest shade!
A plethora of anxieties and insecurities hammered my nerve cells to the rueful pain,
I had a really tough time clutching all the doubts and holding them in disdain!
Through all of this, hope was my anchor, hope was my inoculant,
Every moment I hoped that it doesn’t get tramped to some murdered remnant!
It was summer again, I was up in the sky fluttering harder than ever before as all of me longed your embrace,
The one which was warm enough to cool down the entire craze!
And there you were. Right there! Robust and charming, standing upright swinging to the tunes of some new tweety.
You at least owe me an answer for giving away my nest such randomly. Right, sweetie?
It wasn’t you, but my belief in love which betrayed,
I for once was a fool who trusted you and ended up getting trapped in this bloody game of charades!