This poem is dedicated to trains, especially Indian Railways; for I am deeply missing train travel since the COVID19 pandemic has struck. My last train trip was on February 15th 2020; between Mumbai and Pune. Here goes the content: It has been a long wait Days turning into weeks Weeks turning into months And now,…Read more It has been a long wait
This poem is dedicated to the owner of the company where my best friend works. The management treats her like a slave; moreover they have not paid her the salary since June 2019 (except for January this year; that too after Loss of Pay for no reason!) !! Here is the content: You are a…Read more You are a monster
This is my first ever poem to my fiancee; on the eve of our marriage. Here it goes: For days and days For weeks and weeks For months and months We have waited patiently It has been one hell of a ride Full of dizzying heights one moment And crashing lows the next The wait…Read more From Bachelorhood to Married Life
This is a poem dedicated to the Tamilnadu Chief Minister; for imposing a total lockdown from June 19 to 30 in Chennai and 3 other districts. Here is the content: How dare you? How dare you do this to us? Do you have any idea What we are going through? Every hour, every day Every…Read more How dare you do this to us?
Another poem to vent my feelings during the long lockdown imposed by the Indian government to combat the Corona virus pandemic; there are Dracula and Harry Potter references. Here is the content: Twenty days of hell Twenty days of darkness Twenty days of despair Twenty days of enslavement Twenty days of torture Locked inside my…Read more Twenty days of hell
This poem is a helpless rant against the draconian 21-day lockdown imposed by the Indian government; supposedly to fight the global epidemic - the novel Corona virus. Here is the content: Lub Dub, Lub Dub, Lub Dub Every week, every day Every hour, every minute My heart beats madly The beats growing louder Till they…Read more Inhuman Lockdown
Why is verbal communication so important? Are all orators saints? Hitler was a great orator But was he a decent human being? King George VI had a speech defect But he was one of the finest rulers!! Why is verbal communication so important? Glib talkers may be blessed With a truckload of social skills But…Read more Why is verbal communication so important?
For a railfan, what better way to end the year than a train trip? Even if it is just one of many Mumbai-Pune trips that have crowded the calendar of 2019! The reason this time around? To meet my friend and ex-colleague Rishi before my engagement (yes, I am engaged now! 🙂 ). The only…Read more Finishing off 2019 in style! – Part 2
First of all, a very Happy and Prosperous 2020 to you all!! Secondly, I have been very busy for the last two weeks - thanks to my engagement (yes, finally! :D) and the activities arising out of this wonderful event; which may explain my absence for close to a month 😉 . Anyway, this blog…Read more Finishing off 2019 in style! – Part 1
The magnet of Pune had pulled me yet again; as it has done so often - over the last two years. My excuse this time was to meet my friend (railfan Omkar) there and do a lot of railfanning there; and boy did we enjoy ourselves! 🙂 After a short RF session at Pune junction…Read more Yielding to the pull of the magnet, yet again! – Part 2