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two birds in the wild

Two Birds In The Wild

As the evening drew closer to night We firmly held our palms together Then ambled through the streets of the gossiping town The passers-by undoubtedly scanned our movements Yet, remarked nothing unholy or offensive in our act.   We moved on waiting for the darkness to pitch in I seized...

corona and my early retirement

Corona And My Early Retirement

I don’t know, if I should thank the virus Corona, allowing me enough time to pull together the strands of life, observe and experience the curiosity of a retired person from his hectic, regular, but punctual and speedy job schedule. Time is all powerful in itself and keeps changing, so...

drizzle of harnessed love

The Drizzle Of Harnessed Love

Just when my youth felt bent dumb to mouth She stroke and held my chin upwards Singing to me the songs of love. Patiently and longingly I listened to her “Love has no ending fits  Can rope even the tempest  Years run like rabbits  I am always there to see...

a queen in my abode

A Queen In My Abode

You are new in my home And everything must be strange to you But it shall only be for a while so. Spread your hands trustworthily wide, Because faith, love and courage is in abundance here Then, take my hand and tighten the clasp For now you are the queen...

the fall we made

Part Seven – The Fall We Made

My mind never got affected to what it didn’t believe And there were things narrated against her which hurt me. My eyes never got a better grasp of what I heard But that was all and only in the start. Later, it was something else. Later, the truth made a...

epidemic begins

Part Six – The Epidemic Begins

Every morning the sun shone and she woke up from my warms The arms that had set her wedding’s gown, Had garlanded her with seven promises to reap And ample oaths to keep her away from the calls to weep.   It’s not that she hadn’t offered me delights –...

the turn of the cart wheel

Part Five- The Turn Of The Cart Wheel

My little child held on to my hands Loved to sit upon my shoulders And made me to walk into the street of her fancies. To saddle her immature thoughts handsomely, It was I who led her to green forest and valleys all wide. Her countenance always grew hard –...

the changes

Part Four- The Changes

She existed in her own remotest gloom – lost The eyes in her remained the brightest as she got lost. The heart in her had consumed the burning fire of desires And there formed the shadows of dead romance between us. Far into the core chambers, inside me, it was...

my love my pride

Part Three- My Love, My Pride

The 25th day of October ’92 brought to me joy of hope and love For the womb in her had settled the dream of a womanhood. I found the stars richer to the sky than the flowers of Babylon And months later kindness slipped into me carrying smile, And that...