Tag: poetry

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 […]

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 […]

Goddess We Worship

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.

World Poetry Day

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. […]

Empty Nest

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 […]

An LED, Not Your Candle

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 […]

Waiting

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 […]

World Through Her Eyes

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 […]