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Ravan and I in 2019

I wrote this poem in memory of the Aarey Forest tree-felling in Mumbai. The story is that the Mumbai Metro needed to cut 2185 trees to make a car shed. […]

3/3 : Tell Them. Show Them

This is the third poem in the series on mental awareness. To read the previous 2, please click on the links below this poem. While its’ not easy being around […]

2/3 : To You I Want to Say

This is the second poem in the series of poems I have written for mental health awareness. To read the first, you can click on the link 1/3 :This Feeling The […]

1/3 :This Feeling

Mental health illness affects a lot of people these days. Depression is on the rise amongst teens and adults. Depression is not a choice. It can happen to anybody. On […]

The teaching of the skies

I reworked on a poem that I had written a few years’ ago – 27/12/2016 to be precise. I was on a holiday in Vietnam. Hubby and me woke up […]

He, She

I tried writing a lipogram, for the very first time in my life. For all those who are unaware of what a lipogram is (don’t worry, I had no clue […]

I had a dream

Have you ever seen a dream that felt so real, that when you woke up, you could still see it and remember each bit? I had the strangest dream last […]

My Garden

I had to write a metaphorical poem, based on a prompt I received. This is my take on it.   I sat in my garden Resting my back Against the […]

Mumbai Diaries: Scattered Thoughts

I’m feeling a little stuck. While I continue to write and share my writing with the world, I’m not sure what next? I’m not sure where do I go from […]

Before it pours

There are signs – A slowing down, a hushed silence A quietude A darkening A cutting of the light A pall of gloom As condensed grays sweep across blue skies […]

The Alchemist’s advice

“People are more than what you see. Do you know that?” he asked   I do, I replied They are not the face one beholds Or the trinkets or the […]

She was the poem

This poem was long awaiting to be written. Its based on someone I saw during my morning walks, one and a half years’ ago. I used to see her everyday […]

I told myself today

Lying on the bed this morning, I saw the cerulean grey sky : a checkered pattern of clouds, streaks and waves I saw the blue dome of the building across: […]

I can never find one like you

I woke up this morning wanting to talk, to someone who doesn’t judge, to someone who knows all sides of me. While my husband fits the bill, he’s my husband. […]