Can pain and pleasure
Be felt at the same time?
I feel I am going out of my mind.
I asked my spiritual guide.... more »
At an informal get together,
When you find yourself
In the midst of strangers,
You invariably talk about the weather.... more »
Before taking the DND flyway,
I casually glanced sideways,
And was captivated by the sight
Of millions of poppies:... more »
I may not be
Destiny’s favourite child,
But I have no doubt
I am one of a kind.... more »
I fondly remember when I first saw you-
It was at that Restaurant called West View.
Our parents had chosen the venue.
And as I looked over the menu,... more »
Early in the morning, I stood at at my window
In my flat in a Chicago suburb,
And was delighted to see the snow
Gracefully descending on earth.... more »
A young lad
Lay on the floor,
Wrapped in a white sheet
A smile playing on the lips.... more »
Have you ever felt scared to love
For fear of being snubbed?
Have you ever had a sinking feeling in your gut... more »
Hope like a second Sun,
Fills you with divine light
When all is lost,
And keeps you afloat.... more »
I have been blessed
With five senses-
To hear, touch, see, smell and taste,
But words fall inadequate... more »
The day saunters in
And night slowly withdraws,
Nodding to the dawn…
Between covers, I yawn... more »
While filling the form for credit card
Against occupation I wrote am a bard.
The clerk said Madam, your real occupation.
I blurted, work in a small organization.... more »
Eagerly at dawn set out for brisk walk.
For cheerful angels await me in park.
A nip in breeze after last night’s showers.
Sneeze; unfold my sleeves, to brace for the hour.... more »
That old man near the traffic light
Was expelled from home at midnight.
He walked away steady on his feet.
And made his home on Delhi streets.... more »
Song of snow ranges
Far from home, towering peaks and white slopes,
I gaped as sun rays quietly danced on snow;... more »
What is the world coming to?
Though carrying weapons is taboo
Children are happy totting the gun,
Whether to settle scores or just for fun.... more »
Playing on the flute, gently holding the instrument
Eyes half closed, in a trance or a kind of enchantment.
Oblivious to the presence of all loved ones around
Perhaps in conversation with someone lost, not found.
A precious soul mate, who without giving reason, forsake,
Could one turn so cruel, pay no heed to the heart break.
Love is meant to nourish and nurture and bring rapture
Here sat my cousin, with a soul in torment, fractured.
It’s in the genes, or an imbalance of hormones,
To be split in two, pronounced the neuro surgeon.
Knowledge has ...
The inhuman heinous crime,
Took lives of so many who had not reached their prime.
One man’s perverted mind and lust
Filled me with horror and disgust.
Is it really true
That the law had no clue?
Despite the parents doubts and fears,
Whose life went out of gear,