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The cloud that walked with me

A lone cloud floating in the azure vastness, a walking companion, it decided to be. A step I took, and so did it, I smiled, and it seemed to too. I trudged along my path, lonely, Not another soul in sight. The amiable cloud…

When We Laughed Easy

The warm hearth of my home the cocoon that was my mom’s hug the small joys that made me laugh the hearty soups,the muddy puddles, all beckon, take me back, life. Oh, the games we played , Raindrops racing against the pane, Cricket in…

A Rainbow In My Window

A rainbow peeps through my window scattering colour in the dark room struggling to sneak into my being determined, stubborn, steady. My head and I, push back, So accustomed to darkness, that blinding are the slivers Of red blue, violet and indigo. Feel some…

Time

Ah time, you are closing in on me, I hear the screech as you come closer. The incessant ringing becomes louder, Life has passed me by. You, time, have won, by far. Dream stay dreams, hopes still hopes, I had so much to do,…

The Whispers of Nature

The ocean whispers to me sometimes, sweet nothings that lift my heart. With a whoosh of the waves, with a sea shell left behind, it says, I will be all right, after all. The azure sky sometimes smiles, as a message from the heavens,…

My Dad’s Old Car

My dad’s rickety old car I now wish to ride The one that would break down always, too lazy to carry its passengers to places in one single smooth ride. A tyre puncture, overheating, an oil change would always punctuate a road trip. Stranded…

Write That Story

The pen pauses, the paper still blank. A scribble, a shake of the head a hasty tear of the page, In the bin it goes, its resting place. Is that you above, is that your life? Pause, think, ponder, are you still scribbling and…

Unkempt

I remember the exact moment I fell out of love. Squeezed by the day, I had come home and had cooked dinner-his favourite pasta. Huh, I always wanted to please him. He gobbled up the food. Some monosyllables as conversation, a few grunts as…

A Kite I Am

A kite I am, stuck in a tree, Waiting for a gust to set me free. I wish to soar in the blue skies, I wish to feel the whish of my wings. The branch of the tree grips me hard. Struggling, despairing, praying,…

An Old Love

A day mundane as ever, suddenly stops with a visit. from an old love, a forgotten dream. Closing my eyes, I let it, Take me back in time. To some memories buried, of days smeared with love, of nights dark perfumed by dreams. of…

What The Fire Left Behind

He is gone, leaving me in pieces. For days, I have lain broken now. No sense of time or place. Curtains drawn, in darkness, in grief. Falling in love was a mistake. A bigger one was to marry him. I tell myself. But my…

A Promise is This Rain

The world is being washed, by clouds that burst, a calm is descending, upon my restless heart. A view jagged by racing drops, a cup of tea, a window sill, I soak in a moment so rare, that life is at stand still. The…