Woe, Owe and Vow

Umpteen timesHave I been foodAnd at times preyTo a man’s hunger,Now who is your father. Once in a month, three daysMy womb weptTears of bloodTill the day you sprouted And I graduated fromA private shame to aPublic honour. Not as easy as a fruit that can be pluckedNot as easy as an egg to layContinue reading “Woe, Owe and Vow”

HINTS FOR IDEAL LIFE

Give a smile Walk a mile Be full of humour Never carry a rumour Harm not your brethren Nor an animal, even a hen Help the needy Condemn the greedy Never be late Sacrifice for the state.

I am Excited

Hi friends, Thanks to your awesome encouragement and comments. I just now uploaded my first publication in Amazon Kindle, titled INSIDE OUT :: A householder’s Sojourn. It is FREE in KINDLE UNLIMITED. A free edition is available from 13th to 17th November. Please leave your reviews, ratings and comments and encourage. It is priced Rs.Continue reading “I am Excited”

Only Nothing is Great

Life comes from nothing Where from came the grass after the rainsWhere from the frogs croaking from the wet earth Where from Snails carrying their homes drift with theirĀ  succulent antennasWhere from the ants swarm around jaggery What attracts, how and from where? What draws the moths to the light of electrons in the lamps!WhoContinue reading “Only Nothing is Great”

Life of a Leaf

The moment I am bornTo the moment of my fall,Green,then yellow to brown,Melody to MelancholyI grow..Batteredby the sun Butchered –by a lazy handGrabs, for no reason, tearsShreds to pieces. A dumb and hungry mouthPulls, bites, chews Grappling with the windsSoiled and soaked in rainI shrivel, wither, lose my greenLose my taste, I fallWith the weightContinue reading “Life of a Leaf”

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