They Envy Copper Pods

Copper Pod is my most favourite summer flower. The copper stems and buds that blooms to yellow five petal flowers with wavy egde made me ignore ever other summer flower. They told methat they envy mebecause you write poems for me.Just to get them off my backwill you […]


Twenty four generous years.He counts her laughlines.They are more than the starsin the silent skiesShe bends to his longingand whispersI will be here in these meadowssinging for you in birdsongscalling for you as rainI will be forever this place on Earth.

Rosary Peas

Yesterday, we just went out, after staying inside for almost two months due to lockdown. I wanted to smell the grass and feel the earth beneath my bare feet. And thankfully we are blessed with Sahyadri hills and it’s valleys where I can find exactly that kind of […]


Twenty Word Tuesday by Bulbul Week 34- Garden Someday, I will walk again in the garden. Meanwhile, I will send my heart to burrow in the dogwood tree. Leena

Tell Me How

This one is for my mother. She is 75 and with the spirit of a teen. She used to be extremely happy not so long ago- at least she seemed so. But she isn’t anymore and I don’t know what to do. I do not know how to […]

Pony Tail

I don’t know what this tree is. Google lens did not give me a match. Looking up at this cluster reminded me of hair tied up in a ponytail. Weird ? I remember the game I used to play when my mother sat on the deck chair in […]

Cyclone Tauktai

The wind asks the cherry treeto wake me upby rapping on my windowwith its overgrown branch.It wants me to judge the orchestrawith the air aroundas one colossal woodwind instrumentplayed by the inept fingers and mouthof the trees and windows left open.The sound that they produceis similar to the […]

Old Church

I took my city dreams to bed.After a night of passion,we lie side by sidelanguid fingerstracing the contours of my soulI know what I seekdoes not exist in that time warp.Now, the phantom that you seeopening a portalback to that old church steepleis me.

Death Cried

Even though I am not politically inclined, I couldn’t help posting the above image, as I have been seeing some people still not accepting that the governance failed and things spun out of hand. Everyday, I get to hear the death of a friend or an acquaintance, often […]