A Love Like… Food

I want a love A lot like food. Not just any food, But my favourite kind. Not any more, Not any less, Just right, According to my senses. The kind which Even when not in form, Still is heartwarming, Still means home. No day can wreak Enough havoc That this food Can't overcome. Whose thought [...]

Welcoming the First Rain

4.30 PM: The weather started changing.5 PM: The winds started picking up pace.But the black clouds held back themselves.5.40 PM: We stepped out and they poured down."Do you mind taking the longer route today?" asked Shreya."Not at all!" replied I.So we slowly walked in the rain, with our umbrellas.It was the first rain of the [...]

Coward! Coward!

Coward! Coward!Get outOf your shell.Better, throw awayThat stupid shell.Coward! Coward!Stop thinkingWay too much.You know it's nothing moreThan another excuse.Coward! Coward!You're okayThe way you are.So why be shyOr try to change?Coward! Coward!Don't let them decideFor yourself.You've been gifted withA brain of your own.Coward! Coward!Don't let me call youThis name again.So show me finallyWho you really are!

Flowers Are All I Have

"It's my birthday!Finally, my day!!So tell me, sweetheart.What have you got for me?"Dancing, sang She."Of course, I remember.It's the day in September.So here, darling.Flowers I have got for thou,"He offered with a bow."At first look, they may seemNothing like in your dreamThat you might have imagined.Just flowers in a ribbonGiven to you by your gibbon."But [...]

What If You’re Not a Mother?

It's Mother's Day.So we speak of mothers.When do we speakOf they who are not mothers?When do we speak of youIf you are not a mother?What if you are someoneWho is a single father?Someone who has toLearn, unlearn and relearn everythingThat comes naturally to women?Because you are not a mother.What if you are someoneWho is gay [...]