In your templeI violate the ritual,by drawing the patternof your birthmarkbefore brushing sindooron your foreheadand turmericon your collarbone.
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 […]
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 […]
With my nose pressed against the frosted glass of the window,I see the Goddessin her shrinehear chants of worship in some obsolete language. With a cold tap on my shouldershe invites me in.Then I see herskin chipped,black eyed, nose squashedmutilated,corroded andrained on.
Yesterday was World Poetry Day. I woke up to a tag on Twitter by a generous soul, who added me as one of his favourite poets. Though I don’t post what he called as poems, on WordPress, I do engage in plenty of short write prompts on Twitter. […]
She stayed just for a while then melted away leaving a luminous trail leading my soul that lost it’s way back to the path of light.
November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 9 Nature The nest on the tree So empty and forlorn It can’t always be full They must soar The fledged nestling birds She knew that well As she nudged them to fly. But coming to the door Knowing it […]
They said, Be a candle,Ignite your wick,Let your light shine,Piercing all darknessAs far as your ray can go I said,I can’t be a candle,That burns itself out.Turning to vapours,While giving you light.Melting inch by inch.Till nothing remains. Instead,An LED light I will be With Powerjack and internal battery.Illuminating […]
Why is mamma late? I am tired of waiting It’s long since I ate Eyes tired and hurting Will she get me pizza? Today just for once ? I know it’s not a good idea She is without a job for months. Why is life so unfair? Some […]
Once again in my dream I saw you in your balcony In the glow of the early evening sun You had your paisley print dress And you were leaning against the railings Lost somewhere faraway, in thoughts. I watched your abrupt smile Eyes closed to the gentle cool […]