Cat On The Wall

  A single thought that germinates, Either builds bridges or annihilates. Gasp in disbelief at actions of a powerful few, Brazenly carried out in full public view. Manufacturing fear psychosis with such impunity, Orchestrating chaos with hatred and animosity. Existences denied, conscience set on flight mode, Since when did our values so much erode? Screens shielding it, scripting our fall.

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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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Sonata of Solace

                    image: gomathi   When world goes quiet, seeking solace after the day’s clamour,    There arises a silver orb, serenading the sky in glamour Softly showering on the lonely planet, its soothing tender light, Sailing from heaven hailing festive spirit till dawn replaces night. Revealing vault of heaven’s streamers, studded

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