Such a Pest

(Sharing this poem, written in summer.. after reading Luigi’s flash fiction, The Fly on the Wall)   Wherever she goes, sets the room abuzz, Holds centrestage, unmindful of us. Keeps us twisted around her little halteres, Bugged with her humming even as she falters. Day by day getting bolder, Becoming difficult to stop her. Come summer and the mangoes, Hell

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The Last Laugh

  It takes a genius acuity to play a joker, As many grey cells juggled, as in game of poker. His hilarity keeps our risorious muscle on the move, Unwittingly with sides splitting, fall into his zany groove. Prances, skips, tumbles, falls, reviving our spirits, the funny clown. Doctors say, “laugh with him” to avoid wearing a johnny gown, Behind

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