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Madam Neverhurry’s Mysterious Malady

Madame Neverhurry cousin of  Gustav Flaubert’s Mrs Bovary,awoke at past 12 Suffering from a malady Known as melancholy, Casts her glance on the Day’s chore, bored puts The blinds back on, deciding To have some high tea, Summons, mischievous elves On fire wings impatient Yells “to get lost and bring Forth aromatic mint tea with Hazel nuts three …

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Cold Insight

Hello all, I hope you all are doing fine, well the cold in my part is not going away. Due to frigid cold all my creative juices have seemed to be frozen , I am being knocked down by strong currents of  weather related gloom, well two things that are keeping my sane are Exercise …

Psalms

When I was young, I believed in emerald elves & golden goblins, they lived in tranquilly behind the tall elephant grasses, a glee takes over my face when I see vision of the whispering cloud A raven grim hovering around murmuring secrets of azure skies I can overhear the gentle cries of sullen crickets in …

The Soldier

Every time a son fails to return home,  when the grim raven dusk descends; A shooting star trails over the northern horizon, leaving  behind million sparkling diamonds, a hero is fallen in the battlefield, my heart makes a shrieking sound, simply breaking into two halves, his ground beneath me stands still,birds in the brain stop chirping, My boy …

Move On !!

For few dimes less in our pockets   don’t fret ,let’s just move on…. Around you are bigger mansions than  the squalor you dwell in don’t think let’s just move on…  Watching your only child play with herself again, simply smile and let’s  just move on… The neighbour got a sparkling new car, one that you …

Migrant

A migrant, I’ve no tales of herculean tragedy to my name, you see not every trip is planned nor every destination fixed, it was a chance I stumbled upon few roads knowing one day I’ll go back, I walked hesitatingly   meeting few along ,aware that home is a person we go back to, my golden abode …

Oh! Destiny

Oh ! destiny I’ve been hit hard by waves of rejection A grain of sand I know my worth, I’ve been shown seashore too many times… Oh! Destiny tell me it is not a Sisyphean fate! What I sought I never got! The mighty Gods conspired cornered me to the coast, I cried pellucid tears deliquesced …

Pretension

I had a belief & acceptance that dimpled cheeked Cupid doesn’t knock on every door. The evil-eyed pretension came decked in the glittering robes whispering the thing Poets call Love, rekindling the spark of dormant hope in me, knowing that hope can be a pretension too!  

Murky Clouds

Gentle translucent dew drops brought along murky clouds on grey chariots of northern winds taking me in their mighty clutches  tossing, spinning me to the dimensions of the other world,  as rays of amber Sun descended on the eclipsed horizons, the   mighty chariots of Northern winds   froze in eternity and I once again came back …

The Persian Laila

Having feasted past-midnight, PersianLaila got up lazily at the stroke of twelve. Wearing her sparkling tiara, she rose with a numbing headache resultant of a hangover, Caused by the left-over French champagne that she drank greedily from the China glass of her Benevolent master. Her master’s darling she occupied a special place in his cozy lap …