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Night Riser

Lunette, i was named at birth and it perfectly suited me
cuz i was always up at night, observing it with scrutiny
i had a little secret, only Abhi knew and trusted me
he was my best friend ever, he believed in my destiny

i loved the moon and had a song
the song gave me answers in my heart
i didn't know how i knew that song
but it helped me seperate the right and wrong

The project i had in college was huge
Yen was arranging for Mr. Fiddle, but he refused
Mr. Fiddle was an astronaut, famous and renowned
But asking for his help, only left him frowned

"Lune, do you know him?" Yen asked me one day
"Why?" I asked confused, "He likes you!" Yen was about to say
"I don't know him!" i said to Yen, the joker
All he would do is fool around and play poker

"Fiddle said he'd meet us, only if you come along"
Was Yen telling the truth? Only one way to find right from wrong
at night i sung my song, asking moon for its help
i called Fiddle on his number, i knew that voice from somewhere

We set ready to meet him, Abhi, Yen, Marsella and me
Marsella and I were bff's once, but now I ignored her completely
After formal meetings at Fiddle's house, the others left me with him
all i wanted now is truth and only truth from him

"You're not a human Lune, Night Riser's, we are
I am your grandpa Lune, i've searched for you, wide and far"
He was kidding, i thought, i was not an alien
But then he sung my moon song, how did he know about it?

he started his story and involuntarily i sat still
i wanted to know the truth, no matter what will
"Pikshtra invaded our planet, Prisma" grandpa started to tell
"a bad person he was, he used explosives there"

"he bought me and my wife on earth for some research
a top secret thing it was, but for us, scientific torture
electric shocks and huge machines, made us unhealthy
in return all it did to him was make him wealthy"

"We tried to escape and managed at once
for a few years we got rid of him
We had a son, who was married by then
and two beautiful granddaughters was our gift"

"Pikshtra found us, on the birth day of my granddaughters
we ran in different direction, getting seperated
i lost my wife and others as well
But found both my grand daughters..."

"Where is my sister then?" i asked
"You know her" Fiddle said
"Marsella it is" he added along
it was too much to digest, i wanted to sing my song...

**for the entire story visit:
http://fictionworldbyap.blogspot.in/2012/07/night-riser.html




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  1. Date: 8/23/2013 9:54:00 PM
    !!!

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 11:09:00 AM
    wow!! superb poem for me...creatively written my friend Apoorva. congratulations on your win in PD's contest.. cheers!!! Maria :)

  1. Date: 3/18/2013 6:48:00 PM
    Apoorva Congratulations :-) with your nice and wonderful winning free verse poem~ Always & Forever* PD

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 11:22:00 PM
    gosh, this is very inventive!!! I enjoyed a peek at your grand tale.

  1. Date: 9/5/2012 1:59:00 PM
    Such a charming story. Welcome to soup. Light & Love

    patrikar Avatar apoorva patrikar
    Date: 9/6/2012 6:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thankyou :) debbie
  1. Date: 8/23/2012 1:54:00 AM
    what great language usage in your poetry, great dialog here. Cindy

    patrikar Avatar apoorva patrikar
    Date: 8/23/2012 1:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks so much Cindy.