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”
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Itch – Scratch
First, there was an itchThen followed the scratch A mild one, to startAn anxious later, a frustrated final The epidermis eroded, failed in dutyThe ulcer deepens, widens The gape is in the leg, wherevisitors’ eyes seldom reach The blanket of life’s everyday choreMasks the pain of the sore Laziness fuels, neglect pervadesTill fear deepens… AContinue reading “Itch – Scratch”
Our togetherness is not the togetherness of our thoracic and pelvic cagesI stand with the vault of my skull as the begging bowlPour me the nectarThat glues my grey cells to yours. Let the electrical discharges from your neuronsSynchronise with those of mine. Our togetherness, Our union shall not be measured in space between us Continue reading “Our Togetherness”
The Needle of Suspicion
The needle of suspicionHas no eyeIt doesn’t see the truthIt has a point, a place on the scaleIt does not pierce, tearOnly vacillatesIt cannot rest stillOnly tilts the balanceOf life foreverWith the slightest movement of air. Needle it isCannot inject hopeCannot stitch heartsReaches nowhere into either of the pans.
To Ambitious Parents
If You want your kite to Fly Higher, Hold it with a longer thread.
You prick me Any number of times I bleed every time.. You grow sharper.. The pain and blood wrings out a verse.. that caress my soul.. Every time you prick And I shed a drop of red You ask Ain’t I sharp? I smile.
I am ever in debt to you Everytime you dampen my wave I emerge out with new energy Everytime you press me down I spring up with new life Everytime you cut my branches I sprout new shoots Everytime you wrench my spirits I spread out wider Everytime You suspect me I prove my worthContinue reading “DEBT”
The moon spills light, but its cold You are with me, but I am still lonely I have no intent to live with you Nor the courage to be alone What greater punishment For being sincere, for bearing kids And bearing your sins Than to live together And Feign harmony? What greater injustice than ToContinue reading “Infidelity”
Rope in a tug of war
The Dilemma of a Daughter-in-law
Prisoner of Love
Dear blogger friends, please give your honest comments. Thank You. In the fortress of your love,I am a prisonerYou hold me with love, likeWater holds the wings of the birdLike Shade holds the little saplingFreezing in Time.. Your love gives me freedomInside the cage you lock me in ..Inside the cage of your values,Inside theContinue reading “Prisoner of Love”