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”

Praying Mantis

I saw you this morningIn a flash of lightI would have crushed you under my careless feetA beautiful green leafUnswayed by the breezeStupefied in penance On a seat of four legsRobotic hands joined in graceA Geometric marvel of timelessPatience, beauty & grace What are you praying for?Where is your prey?What is your purpose?What’s your messageContinue reading “Praying Mantis”

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