Cleave

by Sunder And Sonati in Relationships · 1 min read

We cleave to relationships Come what may But Relationships Are like a braid Strengthened or weakened By use and disuse Sometimes knotted By misuse or abuse A knot can be picked By two hands working

Online

by Sunder And Sonati in Online · 1 min read

Online, online, saglw online Google Meet Zoom call Proctored Exam Audio mute kara Video on kara If you switch tabs You are cheating If the current goes You are cheating If you use headphones You are

Age

by Sunder And Sonati in Memories · 1 min read

Someone I have seen In frocks and skirts In pavadai-sokka In pavadai-davani I met yesterday In a sari We measure out our lives In clothes-changes But ageing is relative, too After all After the

Khichdi

by Sunder And Sonati in Memories · 1 min read

Smells are evocative The smell of khichdi cooking Evokes in me This childhood memory: I go to school In the pouring rain Raincoated and gumbooted Arrive on time To be met with The announcement Of a

Obituary

by Sunder And Sonati in Father Stan Swamy · 1 min read

Father Stan Was quite a man The might of the state Sought to crush him It didn't even manage to Anywhere near shush him A caged bird Still can sing He said this quite Inspiring thing And proceeded to

Gulmohurs

by Sunder And Sonati in Gulmohurs · 1 min read

A gulmohur abloom is A gulmohur ablaze And an avenue of gulmohurs Is simply beyond description This particular gulmohur Is special to us because We planted the seed-spark Which, after all these