&a Folklore- Haiku
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#there Is Something About You...
What is it about you,
I just look
I watch in delight...... more »
$ On Hearing The Strains Of Chirstmas Carols...
Gently woke up today
Hearing strains of Christmas carols,
Children singing far away…... more »
Yes, we are estranged,
But now I have no complaints.
You want to make amends... more »
$who Is Making So Much Noise...
Please be quiet…
Why is there so much noise?
Don’t raise your voice.... more »
% True Liberation
Hand the key
Of your knowledge
To the new generation
to be truly free... more »
& Making Memories
Come I will teach you a new recipe’
Said a friend visiting from overseas.
Give me apples, cinnamon and a pie dish... more »
& A Handy Mouse
It helps me connect
In an instant... more »
& A Soul Stirring Morning
Gingerly stepping out nicely wrapped, inhaled
Shivering watched the hot vapours as I exhaled,
Swallowed by the icy breeze that tingled my face,
Carrying with it the invigorating heady fragrance,... more »
& As The Monsoon Recedes
Besides the heady fragrance
Of the wet earth,
Freashly bathed green trees,
(Evoking images of a damsel... more »
& Bulls And Bears
Doctors cashed... more »
& Homage To The Common Man
Kings and princes-
Hamlet, Lear and Othello,
Fictional tragic heroes,... more »
& Living Like A Gypsy
From Chicago to Mumbai
Srinagar to Chennai,
I had to deal
With extremes:... more »
& Love Knows No Barriers
Far yet near,
Near yet far…... more »
It’s my sister’s birthday today,
She left us three decades away.
We watched her lying on her hospital bed,
And slowly right before our eyes she was dead.... more »
&one With The Universe... Haiku
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Peace within, peace without,
Or be tossed about by
War within, war without.
Enter the island within.... more »
*my Young Teacher
Anika awakens the child in me,
I watch her, as she fetches her toys
And shows off with pride and glee
With her, I don’t have to act poised.... more »
1! ! ! ! ! ! ! Am Putting In My Papers! ! ! ! !
While filling the form for credit card
Against occupation I wrote am a bard.
The clerk said Madam, your real occupation.
I blurted, work in a small organization.... more »
A Tribute To Motherhood-2
From the time
Nurtures like a gardener,... more »
A Day In A Hospital Ward
Looking out of the window,
I saw the birds flying.
Seeing them so free
I felt like crying.... more »
A Glimpse Of Life
A gust of
Leaves fly and drift... more »
A Good Question
Why do you
Roll down the window
At every red light,
To give small change... more »
A Little Angel Comes Back
Anika went for a trip to the sea
And brought lovely gifts for me
Sea shells in all sizes and shapes.
With her eyebrows raised... more »
A Mam Walks The Streets
That old man near the traffic light
Was expelled from home at midnight.
He walked away steady on his feet.
And made his home on Delhi streets.... more »