I deeply miss your music

This poem is dedicated to my favourite music composer in India - Harris Jayaraj. Here goes the content: I deeply miss your music It has that charm It has that rhythm It has that symmetry Akin to the blades of a fan Whirring around, ever so smoothly Also like the gurgling of a stream Swiftly…Read more I deeply miss your music

Oh, If only I were to love!

My second love poem. Here goes the content; should be fairly self-explanatory: Oh, If only I were to love! Love, that rare commodity Your proverbial needle in the haystack Or a tiny drop of water In the vast mass of the mighty Pacific Ocean Or a tiny ember from a raging Mount Vesuvius It comes…Read more Oh, If only I were to love!

What does love mean to me?

This is a rare love poem that I am writing. Here is the content: What does love mean to me? It means a lot of things It means understanding It means trust It means empathy It means affection It means give and take It means sharing But above all It means acceptance What does love…Read more What does love mean to me?

We have watched and watched

This is a poem on the ongoing farmer struggle in India; which has involved a lot of police brutality - including the arrest and sexual torture of young Trade Union activist Nodeep Kaur by the Haryana police; all because she showed support to the farmers and demanded the unpaid wages of 300 workers in Kundli.…Read more We have watched and watched

It has been a long wait

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

You are a monster

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

From Bachelorhood to Married Life

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

How dare you do this to us?

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?

Twenty days of hell

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

Inhuman Lockdown

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