January

The beginning of a new year, Looking at a new calendar, With a picturesque view of the Sri Lankan coast,  And 31 days of being two-faced, The hangover face from last year, And a new year’s face, that applies an anti-septic To the wounds of the year before, while Looking inside that bucket, That is…

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2018 – Life On Earth

The long whine of cyclones, in your nasal voice, As you wait for climate change, To come with force, using borrowed names Like El nino and La nina. And you’re just a stooge of the weather, Dancing when the sun lifts and cloud cover is scanty, While you gather your palms together, When the early…

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2018

The hour is nigh. The cuckoo jumps out From a wooden clock, and makes merry.  I too jump out of bed, hoping That this year, would be a little cuckoo, Madder than I ever imagine, Like that toy wound in the back, That goes speeding on The polished floor, or maybe a hummingbird Whose wing-speed…

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