This was a poem dedicated to a crush of mine at office in Indiranagar-Bangalore. Did you know, queen of my dreams? My heart is your prisoner it seems. Everyday, a glimpse of you I yearn, In worship of your beauty I burn. Your dreamy eyes, an oasis of calm, In times of pain, a soothing … Continue reading To the one I love
I thought up this poem at the height of the summer season during the days when I used to wait by the roadside near my Paying Guest accommodation in Indiranagar-Bangalore, in the terrible heat for the company vehicle to take me to my office. One afternoon, a summer’s day, Earth burned in Sun’s sway. All … Continue reading And then came rain!
At my office in Whitefield-Bangalore one day, I received a call from my mother informing me about the death of our dog ‘Lassie’ in Cochin-Kerala. Since I couldn’t be there to bid her farewell, I was prompted to write this poem as a fitting tribute to an animal that was a member of our family … Continue reading A Memoriam
These are some poems which I've started but not completed yet. Hopefully, the creative spark will be reignited soon and strong enough for me to complete them... Night (WIP 27.09.2018) Twinkle twinkle, o' starry night, Up above, such pretty sight. How you become daily so, None cares, none does know. I (WIP 04.09.2018) I, the … Continue reading Incomplete, ongoing poems…
I wrote this poem for my newly arrived niece during those early days when I was totally in awe of her. I used to see her only during my weekends off, when I used to go visiting my elder brother Ajay at his house in Bannerghatta Road-Bangalore. She was the first baby of our family … Continue reading A Lullaby
I felt the need to write this poem on Women’s Day when we were having a contest in our office in Whitefield-Bangalore, where we were supposed to write a few lines honoring the contributions of our female colleagues. I felt lucky to have the kind of women colleagues I’d had thus far and I wanted … Continue reading Ode to a Woman
Ever since childhood, I’ve been fascinated by fighter jets. From my paying guest accommodation near the HAL Airport in Bangalore, I used to see Indian Airforce fighter jets take to the air on regular test flights. This poem was meant to express my awe of the fighter jets and the pilots who flew them. Heard … Continue reading Of the Birds of Steel
I wrote this poem when we were having a game in our office in Whitefield-Bangalore, a few days before Valentine’s Day (2004). All had to secretly present a rose and a small gift to a person of the opposite sex we were especially fond of and the names of the secret admirer were to be … Continue reading Secret Lover’s Plea