Monthly Archives: February 2017

Cuckoo’s indiscretions

Rain falls on cuckoo’s shameless Parasitic brood, some one else’s Responsibility, way world grew. A black crow would raise chicks From its monsoon indiscretions. Cuckoo’s mango song is sweet Around stones our tongues lick. Wagging tongues skip morals Forgiving lack … Continue reading

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At the Kumarakom holiday resort in Kerala

The green of the coconuts has upper hand Over the shimmer of the boats and stillness. Houses are nature in their red tiled stature As are the lagoon’s boats which are houses Devoid of the vulgar city crowds who come … Continue reading

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Sparrows

At noon sparrows were pecking in mirrors At their own selves in mirrors of women As latter combed oiled plaits for evening. They have now gone away, morning- sick Or of too many cell phone calls in the air. Women … Continue reading

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Diminish

Inside we  are afraid to diminish. The flowers have come to bloom With green mangoes on the way. Now is March and heat is less yet. Soon there will be a rain shower. Raindrops will diminish flowers. There will be … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s rain

Our dear hibiscus had stood upright In wind and rain, not shedding  leaf. This morning , as we would shake it Its tingling raindrops fell like icicles On falling eyelids and spread tongue. At night we were afraid in our … Continue reading

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Old window

Let me open this old window. Its hinges make creepy sound, As it opens out, with difficulty, To vistas of light and shadow. Night’s queen bloomed below. I can smell the morning grass Behind the red-and-white sari That hangs on … Continue reading

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