Poetry Day 2023

It is another “Day” today. Poetry day, they say. Look at those two lines Above the line above this one You will see they end in ‘ay” The sounds, you know, align. This alignment is called rhyme Especially when paired with lime There’s something called metre It makes your pome neater If you…

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Yorkshire Dales - photo (c) Ajesh Sharma: There's sheep on them thar hills! EEP - The Pome This pome is going to be very deep When the border collie herds sheep Its actions are controlled by the beep From the shepherd who does keep The border collie and the sheep When they come,…

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Dubai Calls

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Shiva Kumar Shiva Kumar is a Bangalorian, (Bengalurian, today) through and through. There is as much of Benguluru in him as there is of him in Bengaluru! He is a trained Electrical Engineer who was never required to prove himself as one,…

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Yes, I said so

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Indrani Ganguli Indrani Ganguli is an interpreter of languages. She’s as adept at staring down recalcitrant witnesses in court while taking down their depositions as she is compassionate with those who clearly are devastated at being there at all. Her stories are…

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The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Mona Banerjee Mona Banerjee, from Kolkata, was born into a family of real literary giants; her maternal grandmother was Lila Majumdar, the well-known Bengali writer of children’s books. From her dad’s side, she’s linked to THE Tagores. Maybe this fueled her love for…


Practically Witty

I wrote this poem for no reason For it's really just the season. This poem is quite small and it's very stupid and all. Tubetops, when they put these on you also get those bare knees on. You know this is really quite silly For I'm writing stuff willy nilly. You may exclaim…

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You and I

You've said a lot. So have I. You've done a lot. Have I? I've thought a lot. So have you. I've tried a lot. Have you? You've hurt a lot. So Have I. You've worked a lot. Have I? I've cried a lot. So have you. I've smiled a lot. Have you?

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Just me

Left home and my heart behind with our future on my mind. Just me?  Only me? Seems it's me, not we. Looks like it's going to rain. Lord, I don't want that again. It's only me here. Could do with you here. But then, again, is that  true? Will you paint my rainbow blue?…

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