Rambles, Rhymes and Tales

Reservations: An observation – All in good humour

Dealing with reservations is a part of life. Whether one needs it or not, it is inescapable. Whenever I fill ...
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every now and then

my world collapses every now and then in the middle of an afternoon under an indolent sun when the air ...
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New mother at crossroads – A poem

It is always hard for a new mother, whose maternity leave is about to end and they have to go ...
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rebellion

she'd not seen yellow butterflies take over the strawberry patch or the beds of nasturtiums, dog flowers, and phlox in ...
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let it go

sometimes, i think, just let it go even if most certainly absolutely positively you know something someone’s saying is not ...
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the replacement bug

we think we can replace everything. friends, pets, kidneys, countries, even computers. no, seriously. lost someone? broken something? house taken ...
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thinking

To Give or Not to Give..

Many many years ago, so many that I no longer remember how many, I remember writing an essay for my ...
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that plant on my desk

it stood on the shelf in its plastic pot among a row of plants you could buy for a few ...
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to an unknown soldier

my soldier, you are goneto paradise or beyond this universe’s realmi have no way of knowingthe aching winds bring news ...
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i’ve burnt with you

i've burnt with you slowly, sustainedly in scorches, in conflagration in flames i have burnt with you incinerating cremating my ...
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Wonder?! – A wondering poem

Did you ever wonder, sometimes on a busy day Why a little longer, some moments would not stay? Catch those ...
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have you been to kerala?

i don't think the "god's own country" campaign had started when i first went to kerala. it was in the ...
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Just A Number..

It has dawned on me that life passes by in seasons just like the TV shows I love to watch ...
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i don’t look at you any more

i don't look at you any more for i think you're the same every day yet you aren't, are you ...
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A Future Fantasy – A poem

Sometimes I wonder, how the future would be Sometimes I ponder on the lines of a fantasy With not just ...
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last night dance

Last night.. I danced…

Last night, in a jumble of dreams, I danced... I was back in the newly built school auditorium. Now that ...
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i am grateful for the silence in the night

i am grateful for the silence in the night as a i sleep there are no gunshots from near or ...
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Precious Moments Poem

Precious moments – A poem

A moment to breathe, a moment to relax Some moments come free, without any tax But they are surely earned, ...
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sand through my fingers

the desert has romance in it you can feel it in the silence catch in in your hands and watch ...
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namaste poem

Namaste – A poem

Namaste, I salute the divine in you Namaste, I bow to the God in you For there's a bit of ...
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wednesday doodles

i'm zooming through space. social media space. social, that's what it's being referred to as these days i think. i'm ...
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new year resolution start of something new

Start of Something New

Write more. My new year resolution. Simple. Right? Or maybe I should take a resolution to keep life simple. Simple ...
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i want to pack up the night and

i want to pack up the night and take it with me... wrapped in its folds are stars and stories ...
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a sliver of sky

the sky is always there, beyond my computer. some instinct of mine, first thing in the morning straight after i ...
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