Dark House

Picture source Gloom in the air,All over my lair.Heart so frail,In torment I wail.Memories so strong,None did I wrong.Screams deep inside,Abandoned pillow beside.Walls echo her giggles,Accentuate my struggles.Quilt holds her scent,In my heart a dent.Teddy that she hugged,Broods feeling snubbed.Letters from her kindred,Lies scattered unread.Backyard that she admired,Wonders where she retired.Plants that she mothered,Now fall … Continue reading Dark House

Betrothed – Tanka #4

This is part of a series of tanka on the theme 'Betrothed'. The previous poems in this series are given below. Betrothed – Tanka #1Betrothed – Tanka #2Betrothed – Tanka #3 A tanka is a Japanese form of poetry containing thirty one syllables, in five lines of five, seven, five, seven and seven respectively. Thank you for reading … Continue reading Betrothed – Tanka #4

Betrothed – Tanka #3

This is part of a series of tanka on the theme 'Betrothed'. The previous poems in this series are given below. Betrothed – Tanka #1Betrothed – Tanka #2 A tanka is a Japanese form of poetry containing thirty one syllables, in five lines of five, seven, five, seven and seven respectively. Thank you for reading this poem.

Betrothed – Tanka #1

Surprise gift from youAs beautiful as you areI can't stop smilingFor it's your first gift to meLove you so much, my betrothed This is the first in a series of tanka that I would be publishing on the theme 'Betrothed' (and second on the same theme on poetry of any form if you consider my … Continue reading Betrothed – Tanka #1

Compatibility – Haiku

Our lifestyles varyBut our beliefs are the sameHence our love will thrive I have always believed that if a couple has to forge a strong relationship, they need to be compatible with each other in every aspect of life. But of late, my views have changed to some extent. My belief these days is that … Continue reading Compatibility – Haiku

Broken

Picture courtesy – pinterest In wretched silence she sitsPondering over her life of the past few monthsOblivious to the world around her.The separation has been hard on herFor barely were they togetherSince that surreal day at the churchWhen they were declared man and wifeAmidst a small crowd of loved onesTheir eyes full of love and … Continue reading Broken

But I wish it had..

Image credit: lightnarcissus.com One of the earliest memories I have of myself is that of my first day at kindergarten. I can barely remember a thing that had happened in my life until that dreaded day. But my first day at Lower Kinder Garten was so horrendous that even today, after almost two decades, I … Continue reading But I wish it had..

The big deal about getting married 4.0

When I had finished writing my first blog on the big deal about getting married, I had a sense of relief that I had penned and poured out all my frustration and that there would be no more scope for me to whine again about the same theme. But it wasn’t long before I was … Continue reading The big deal about getting married 4.0

The big deal about getting married 3.0

3.0. Yes, you read it right. Now, don't raise your brows. I am as surprised as you are that I have pressed version 3.0 of The big deal about getting married. Well, what can I say? Since I pressed version 2.0 of the same topic, the drapes have been drawn over my life in a … Continue reading The big deal about getting married 3.0