The Carousel

Childhood was a nightmare for her,  As she didn't enjoy.  Nothing was normal like others,  As she was the sole breadwinner.    Her family, dependent on her, She forgot to enjoy life. Money, care and security  Was all that her little mind...

The Masked Reality

The drops of rain trickled down her face,  Peeling off the makeup layer.  Aghast were the people who saw,  Purple spots as the mask uncovered.    What they saw so far, wasn't the real she.  What was seen now, the...

Togetherness

Amidst fading trees walking hand in hand with you is indeed a bliss.    Just like our pure love, colours compliment the sky and the crowning leaves.   Warmth of your touch is like the breeze that caresses branches in winter.    Nature rejoices our divine union...

The Other Side

Mocked I was for my colour,  My race and my hair texture.  My diction was made fun of,  Making me feel small in front of the world.    I withdrew into self,  Became quieter to the core.  Introspection helped a lot,  As...

NaPoWriMo – An Ode

National Poetry Writing Month saw  Poems flowing in from every nook and corner,  Writers brought their thoughts to words and drenched Mornings and nights in their verses.    Nature, mythology, life experiences  Posed well as our muses,  Wrinkling papers under our...

Colourful Danger

Wibbly wobbly is what I feel As I touch you.  How colourful and beautiful you look,  All alone, you are so cute In a swarm, you are dangerous too.  Your sting scares me to death.  Am your friend,  So sting me...

Water

  Flowing like a little child,  The gurgle is the laughter, so mild  Que sera sera, the attitude,  Oh! How much I envy you.    Making merry on the path you flow,  The plants and grass really glow.  Your speed increases bit...

The Unsung Hero

There, in the erstwhile Travancore,  Lived Nangeli and Chirukandan.  A happy couple that they were,  But were bound to the rules of the Pravathiyar.* Women, of the lower castes,  Couldn't cover their breasts,  Shouted the rule, oh! Wasn't that injust?  If...

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