Through A Child’s Eyes

Like the eye that gazes For the thrill of discovery Concealed beneath all tender veneers And searches for mysteries In lego pieces and building blocks For there lives a perennial seeker In every child, building castles of the mind After all a juvenile is only a plank of wood Floating on vast oceans of learning…

Mother Tongue

Every writer Seeks the great novel To etch his name in folios of history In a conversant tongue As he dips in to the lexicon For the perfect concoction Of series and surprise Words stripped in meaning To make sensuous love To the eyes of the beholder Every dreamy writer Starts with his mother tongue…

Wife

A woman with ivory skin And honey-glazed eyes A woman of the outer shores Where carpenters chisel and flutists whistle Where he found his eternal home Inside one ward in her asylum Medicated of one beautiful feeling Dancing to the monsoon pitter-patter When the feet are slippery enough To fall head over heels Knowing she…

Towers

In Galileo‚Äôs heartland The slanted tower of Pisa Reminds the imperfection in man After all the bipedal creature Slants to the weight Of mortal sin The skyward tower of Babel Tore humanity to shreds As man grappled with The cacophony of tongues And the disharmony Of his needs and wants Still they dwarf To the…