Wedding of dolls

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Bride doll in one handGroom doll in anotherThe nine year oldCherished the gift of her father. Rejoiced at the thought ofGetting her dolls marriedA new game she had foundThat kept her engaged. On the wedding dayShe emerged new and freshBehind her backHer family exchanged cash. Willing to be boughtWilling to be soldWilling to be usedFor … Continue reading Wedding of dolls

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The waterfalls of this land

As I stood there with my eyes closed, my senses shut out all the chaos and pandemonium of the outside world. All I could hear was the water crashing against the rocks beneath and all I could feel was the mystic droplets kissing my face. ...................................... There it stood, just beyond my vision's grasp...amidst the … Continue reading The waterfalls of this land

A bag of potato chips

There you standBy the podiumSpeaking in yourVoice so deepAnd a charismaSo charmingThat you've meAnd all your audienceMesmerized! And mesmerize me,You do everyday.And even thoughYour flirtatious glancesAnd touchesAre so very flattering, Yet I can't,But think of youAs this beautifulBag of chips. A can, I daresayOf pringles! I know you taste delicious. Hesitant though, I'm,To open you.For last time,With the … Continue reading A bag of potato chips

Age and innocence

Grimy pavement stageIn the heart of bustling BangaloreA two-man cast playMuch unnoticed much bore..Not a street theater my friendPoignant real life human dramaOf insanity, innocencePoverty and passionOf unique human relationshipCaptured in vivid panorama..Blind old man, Aamir AliWrinkled and curled upClothes ragged Yet to satiate hunger, in hand a cup..Memory blank like his unseeing eyesNo track of AgeJust incoherent word … Continue reading Age and innocence