Category: Poetry

Aphrodite

Of musk and wood and hope you smelled, the whiff of you took my breath away. You stood there without a care, And didn’t give me a second glance. Adonis unaware of his Aphrodite. The unkind years have failed to drown the longing, Sometimes,…

My Twinkling Friend

The loneliness of the night is cut short by a twinkling friend. Pinned to my window, proud of itself, unafraid of the looming clouds, it whispers to me, Darkness is just but a chance to shine.

The Lone Farmer

The skies open up Manna showers from heavens, its cracked edges melting, the parched earth turns supple In the middle of the fields there, a lone farmer stands in happiness he soaks a prayer he mouths, a gentle rumble echoes as someone acknowledges.

The Stars Tonight

The stars are in abundance tonight, struggling for a space in the sky The moon’s marks smooth, silky beaming a silky ethereal light. The trees rustle, parting ways You walk in, shimmering in silver into the light, into my heart and the universe chimes…

The White Eagle

**The White Eagle ** The white eagle flies high, making the azure skies her home. The wind caresses her wings the white clouds jealous of her feats Yet, she looks longingly below, The hazy green earth beckoning. All she wants is some rest in…

Broken Seams

She is melancholy, she is my joy, tried I have, to mend, to sew back the broken seams of her heart. A heart that was shattered many summers ago. Alas! I have failed, My love was never enough for there she withers away, a…

A Whiff

In that noisy market, amidst the heady concoctions, of colours and hues, of sights and smells, of cacophony and chaos, all I heard was silence, all I got was a whiff of roses and you.