Rambles, Rhymes and Tales

forever

the lover had a question:will you love me forever?what is forever, asked the windwhere is forever, mused the leafin the ...
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The Writers’ Block – A poem

Have you seen it, have you seen it anywhere go? It always would be with me, now it’s not anymore ...
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A long rainy night

I stepped onto the verandah And felt the change in the air A cool, mystic feeling Had spread everywhere A ...
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After a long holiday …

I woke up early in the morning. Somehow I knew it was early in the morning. But, one thing I ...
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a kosher take on my mother’s chicken chaat recipe

my mother was not fond of cooking. i do not recall her toiling over the stove for hours to make ...
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Different dreams – A poem

My dreams were small, never so big When you show a big dream, I don't know what to do with ...
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a payesh for shavuot

more than 3,300 years ago it is believed, god gave the torah to the jewish people on mount sinai. shavuot ...
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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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