Outside, a thunderous hurricane,
dark skies, lightening, furious
rains. Tree branches in the air.
Splattering sounds from windows.
I opened his letter
in black ink, thick big letters
few words, saying -
I am marrying my
What can you not do? You can
crush an advancing elephant
in your bare left hand and
squeeze the hell out of it
I love you, my yellow rose
Here is my kiss for you
Let me kiss your pinky beaky
My heart throbs when I look at you
You are the raging ocean
I am the boat losing its way
You are the painter of my loving dreams
I retired and moved a year ago from
Hamptons, NY to Sarasota Bay, Florida
It was quiet and peaceful until
Sweet moment, stay with me a little longer
Stay, stay for another moment
Beneath the full moon with my new lover
It is my first kiss on his lips
My grandson at thirteen months
took his first step today, unaided.
I at seventy walk with a cane.
I wobble and fall down. I already
In the middle of the night
I wondered why my pillow
and quilt felt so cold!
My window was shining bright.
tu chali gayee muj ko choD kar
haaN, iska bhi hai ilaj mere pass
main kahuNga apne kutte ko -