Showers of Blessings

We don’t count our toes or fingers, Nor do we count our blessings. They are in the hundreds, And still what better way to concede, That I have it good, than by Saying a silent thanksgiving prayer to god. I finally got married at 38, Long after most people, Still better late than never, an…

Four Short Poems

Halloween Love Story We outdid everything, in banter There were lanterns inside pumpkin faces, The smiley visages could do no wrong As we became the afterthought before we knew What had transpired… Almost like a flash of instant lightning. You and I, had scored each other. Jack O Lantern had claimed his Jill.   October…

Rain

Umbrellas bloom like mushroom tops. Mud slides like sleighs down a slope. Puddles gather soiled water. A car rolls past the wipers working Full speed, to counter the deluge, Slowed down by the incessant rain. A man looks out of a window pane, Through the lumen of time, A continuum, notorious for both Retrospection and…

Floods

Hark, the whisper of a forgotten land, Melancholia swims on the airy domes of slums, that embank, The bountiful floor, as river Goddesses veer. On this cold lonely night, Gods too shiver. How hath fury harvested the land, Of her innate beauty, in deluge so grand On the makeshift boat, innocence galore Some fresh water…

Under My Umbrella

You really have difficulty Giving a place to an umbrella. She is your protection from the sun And your roof for the tireless rain And is, forever battle-ready for a scuffle, For the woman in the bus Warding off a slimy pervert And an umbrella looks beautiful falling off the sky Just ask Mary Poppins and…

Monsoon Feeling

Song of the wind Swept through every earful soul A strange amorous feeling Awoke sleeping senses The heavens turned vibrant pink In a divine afterglow As rain leached from the clouds To irrigate seeds of love

Under An Umbrella

What blooms in the rain And even on meadows of sunshine A polyester flower that bequeaths A sanctuary for the fragile And preserves the pollen of love Beneath her petals Where in the shade of her shadow Rests two souls unflustered by nature In a meditative symbiosis Of what is fed in lip And secured…

Midsummer Rain

Summer drizzle Painting life On the earth canvas And polluting the soul With the incarnation Of beauty

A Monsoonal Prophecy

A streak of thunder roared from the skyline Neon lightning carved a prophecy Umbrellas bloomed like tulips While passion undressed monsoonal lips