Pearl of That Shell

3+ -By Tanuja Mehta I may be the shiny stone, Still live deep down all alone. I may be preciously owned, But don’t have any value for my soul. I be like the Shepherdess sheep, Dreams of whom are churned far deep. Sometimes I feel like a raging storm Caged in a corked bottle, Eager Read more about Pearl of That Shell[…]

Bittersweetness

1+ – By Niharika Sah Moments now feel too unkind Knowing you were never mine. How come heart accept deny That held you unquestioned, and why? Time favours not but torments. Oh! Tired I am in laments: Whether to rush in or go slow, Living with or rather blow. Breathing now feels forced upon, Waiting Read more about Bittersweetness[…]

The Voice of Nature

3+ – By Moorthy A. Are you listening The voice of Nature? It’s not only for human beings But for all living creatures; She is crying, but we all are quite; We keep on hurting her, whereas, she Leads the lustre into the world. She is divine- The Goddess! But aren’t we taking her as Read more about The Voice of Nature[…]

Let The Human Bird Fly

3+ – By Sitharaam Jayakumar Oh little bird! Tell me your secret: Where did you learn to build your nest? Who taught you to find a mate? And lay eggs and raise your young ones? You do not have any expectations From your young and pretty ones. You cherish and nourish them all day So Read more about Let The Human Bird Fly[…]

A Poet’s Muse

3+ – By Sitharaam Jayakumar Oh! I am smitten by a fair maiden. I am bewitched by her dark wavy curls, Her deep big eyes like limpid pool shining brightly like gems and pearls. When I look at her from far away, Her sweet lips parted in a half smile. When I see her pretty Read more about A Poet’s Muse[…]

Shattered Glass

19+   As I gradually opened my eyes, I saw my reflection in the mirror. My almond-shaped eyelids were painted in a majestic bronze eyeshadow, that glimmered under the powder room’s white light. My lips were filled with the royal, ruby red. Syncopated with the scarlet of my creased lips, was my precisely situated bindi. Read more about Shattered Glass[…]

Spare a thought for the terminally ill

6+ – By Sitharaam Jayakumar Spare a thought! Spare a thought! For those of us who have not got a lot of days and nights left to live, but who still have a lot to give. Riding in the valley of death, Days and nights shrouded by a cold breath That slowly sap a man’s strength Read more about Spare a thought for the terminally ill[…]

The Ultimate Leveller

6+ – By Sitharaam Jayakumar I was riding in the valley of death Mounted on a shining black stallion; Trying to shake off my relentless pursuer Who was reaching out for me like a steel trap. Oh! He chases me relentlessly: Up steep hills and down deep valleys. He will not slacken his speed Till Read more about The Ultimate Leveller[…]

Multitasker

7+ – By Soumi Dutta Multitasker, I try to find excuses to talk to you. I ask silly questions. At least you could understand that I had retracted into my shell. Another theft from you, And then I wake up in the middle of the night To learn that you think I have bad manners. Read more about Multitasker[…]

The Real Meaning of Life

31+ – Nishan Ranjan Ghosh After a long exile from happiness, I’ve received the real meaning of life. Getting freedom from menaces on this dawn, In my relevance I’m writing a sonnet. It’s important to keep mind in endurance, For everything you have to retrieve. In all death and birth is common. In this two boundaries Read more about The Real Meaning of Life[…]

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