someday words flow like a river, somedays i relearn alphabets to string verses somedays i close my eyes and re-visit memories, and write involuntarily. somedays i feel like living, somedays i feel like thriving, somedays i don’t feel the existence, i look at the mirror and wonder about, how the acne marks heal slowly, like […]Read More Somedays, sometimes.
Gazing at the sky which is sombre and starless, we wish for the moon to appear from the shadow of clouds, we wish for a rainbow to brighten the sky after every rain, we wish to forget the past and live the present, but somewhere our mind is caught up with regrets and ruminations.We wish […]Read More Wish and wishes
Kolams beautifying the roads, houses filled with the fragrance of agarbattis and voices of Suphrabatham are blissful morning says, my Dad.The chaotic commutations in trains and buses, the tart mango, guava sold with salt and chilli leaving us with watered mouths, busy roads with glaring horns and quarrels, full-meals in hotels and an extra cup […]Read More Ode to Madras
Fall in love with me,i’ll immortalise you,your smile, your giggles,your cries, your sobs,your strengths,your weaknessesIn my poems andtreasure them inink blots. Fall in love with me,i’ll show you thebeauty in pearls,seashells,sugar beads, coffee mugs, crayons,daisies, curtains,your palms andcircles under eyes. Fall in love with me,i’ll align all my stars,tracing path to moon,to live like greatlovers […]Read More Fall in love with me
I open google docs and type this. I hear a neighbour yelling at the lean uncle who’s laying the road in our colony. I see a jasmine creeper dying. I feel heaviness in my head. My hair bun is heavy, I have to oil, comb and plait it before 6, before we switch on the […]Read More Unplanned and unedited #1
(i) if nobody is watching, i’ll walk barefoot feeling the roughness of the grass and coldness of the dews in our park’s lawn. (ii) if nobody is watching, i’ll try to stare at the sun with eyes wide open and gaze at the moon as if she’s my best friend. (iii) if nobody is watching, […]Read More Who am I if nobody is watching?
i) Tenderness lies in your eyes, that care me like kid, that look for the remnants of my pasts and clear them leaving no traces. ii) Tenderness lies in my mum’s words, that are soft and gentle stimuli that my nerve cells perfectly respond to. iii) Tender lies in the sad songs, I weirdly vibe […]Read More definition of tenderness, ft. my love and feelings #12
You adorn the velvety dark skyand hide all your cry. Gave us hope –“You’re a Stunner”, praised my Telescope. You’re a proof that –Beauty lies in all shape,and don’t you blush when being gaped? Though surrounded by trillion stars,you outshine,all of them with, own Shine. Your Lunar phasesare more beautiful than fake faces. You are […]Read More Sky’s Jewel.