Monthly Archives: April 2017

Red velvet

We saw the red velvety little thing Yesterday had come out of a hole And was crawling on muddy road . How did it know rain had arrived ? The mystery was promptly solved When unknown bird picked it up … Continue reading

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Koel

It appears Koel came back this time For mango festival a little too early. Its calls coaxed rains to drop silver Under an Ashoka tree among its fall Recently yellow and ripe gray fruits, Proving a television weather wrong. Raindrops … Continue reading

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Midnight music

Midnight music is the rising ocean Called by a reddening of the moon. Midnight music is the pipal leaves Playing the wind’s exotic hill music As fingers touch their spiked ends. Midnight music is invisible cricket Singing from dark silence … Continue reading

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Cricket stories

As sun strikes and a white wall Stays put in shadows of hedge. Cricket stories abound in there. Grass replicates the past words On bare feet to earth, cracked Like mind in a nothing’s duress. The body re-thinks own stories … Continue reading

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Burning white

She would come out of laziness Wading through the moat for us For a visual contrast for cameras. She finds her own white boring In a bleak brown zoo enclosure The green water may liven it up. We try to … Continue reading

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