Author Archives: Rahul Aithal

About Rahul Aithal

I am from Mumbai, India. Composing poems gives me immense pleasure. Few poetic sites I write on are - poemhunter.com, poeticvoice.ning.com, poetfreak.com and, recently Avant-Garde-Writer's Haven (on Facebook). You could browse my other writes on my private blog, rahulaithal.blogspot.com. I am glad to have joined this site, thanks to Louis. I hope to add value and get the group going.

Things Not Said

I often lament over things not said

even when many thoughts have reached my tongue.

Some had the lustre but courage unfed,

and some with a fine melody unsung.

Sometimes few words can bring a little smile.

At times their echoes stir up a yearning.

Often they utter for a sweet long while,

and hope to express a deeper meaning..

But my vocals sought no flattering tune

yet struck a few chords though silently played.

And the lyrics were haphazardly strewn,

but found those ears with a spiritual aid.

I lacked skill and fancy for eloquence.

All I could offer was my long presence.