Are you listening?

People talk

On subways,

On bridges.

In houses,

On cell phones.

In offices and

On buses.

Everywhere I go,

I see people talk.

Everyone I see,

Is talking.

But hey!

Is anyone listening?

Do we just hear?

Or do we listen?

Do we really want to hear?

Or are we faking that too?

Yesterday night she called me up.

I picked up the phone

And listened.

She didn’t speak a single word,

But I heard it all.

Is it silence that we are looking for?

Some form of solitude in the cacophony of strangers?

Is it really possible to listen?


About Aiyushman Dutta

Who am I? Yet to find the answer. For the time being, u can call me a writer, maybe a journalist and a music entrepreneur or an errand boy! Whatever suits your fancy!

Posted on January 15, 2010, in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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