Category: Poetry

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…

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,…