Twenty twentyWhat a dent in this centuryGod’s wrath, Hell’s fury,We’ve had enough! Plenty! History repeats, a pandemicThe world frozen in lockdownA new virus, one with a crown,Heroes rose – caregivers and academics. Stranger things happenedMonkeys […]
To feel like you don’t belong, I can’t imagine
To not be able to call a place home, there is no greater wrong
This year let us reach out, join the picket line
And ensure that everyone, does belong.
The heart wants what it wants
How did the heart, a muscle,
Get to be the icon of love?
Is it because above the city’s street bustle
When I see her, it flutters like a dove?
Board of Directors
Part 1 The table at the center, enormous in its role that day One by one men and women took their place Striped suits, pencil skirts, black, navy and gray Their combined wealth of knowledge, […]
A birthday wish
Let me take, “only a minute of your precious time”To take you back, to 1993I was “just an average ordinary everyday kid”When, in Sishya, the principal introduced him to me. Narmada house, blue uniforms in […]
The Lesson of the Forest
Like the forest, I will live and let live,
I will find my path, my purpose,
Take what I need, everything else I will give,
To all others, this ask I propose, in close; in prose.
Children are god: Anika turns 7
7 years ago, our world became brighter A child was born, Anika we called her. It seemed like a miracle, a heavenly gift Until I realized she is my god, a paradigm shift. What is […]
There was a not so old Mylaporean lady who lived in a home, She loved to travel and roam, could cook up an aroma, She said the house was hot, Nest off, then it was […]
Twenty Five Years – An Ode to my parents
Ha! How can it ever work?
Two people meet, once, maybe twice,
A relationship often woven around lies!
The mind aches, the heart cries, Tears roll down her wrinkled face, Tired and bereaved of care She’s lost, alone in her remorseful space. She withdraws further into her realm, Corners, loneliness and shadows form […]