A Fairy Tale inside the Backseat of a Car

How beautiful is a green sapling, An earthling with leaves, greener than a dollar bill, Clutching onto meadows of chlorophyll, Absorbing the light from the heavens, To build a chain that becomes, The endosperm, inside the angiosperm, What powers the anaemic body, and the tender breast, How rice thrown over the head, also fills a … Continue reading A Fairy Tale inside the Backseat of a Car

6 AM in Our Kitchen

The red apple on the pantry, The Nutella spread, The music from Gold FM Hits from the 90s on the radio. The knife that cuts bread, The spoon that mixes the curry A fly that snuck in, Feeding on the thrown waste, My wife, looking inviting, In a pair of skimpy shorts, As my eyes … Continue reading 6 AM in Our Kitchen

Pommes that Built America

################################################################# In French, you have the pommes, Apples that sit on a picnic basket or on the morning Breakfast table, even inside a brown paper bag You carry to work. There’s a lot of sunshine in an apple. How it will always be an archetype Of perfect beauty, when placed before the eye. A beholder’s … Continue reading Pommes that Built America

Archimedes, Newton and Me

I learnt by accident, That a bath tub hides many evils In water. The first is, the Archimedes Principle, that displaces water As you settle on the floor of the bathtub. The next is how small An average bathtub is, for a 6’4” man. Still what I learnt mostly that day was, epiphanies Are bigger … Continue reading Archimedes, Newton and Me