Sunder And Sonati

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Whose Poetry?

in Poetry · 1 min read

Her feelings My words I just transmuted What she felt Into poetry Who is the producer? Who the middleman? Who is the creator? Who the midwife? Who is the poet? Who the alchemist? And he who


in Rituals · 1 min read

Baba is gone And I am bereft How does one grieve For one Who was so much A part of my life? A part of me? Rituals they say Are to help The dead in their passage Rituals, Baba said Are just rituals


in Maths · 1 min read

Children are taught Not the beauty of Maths Nor its elegance Just some jugglery And conjuring tricks If you can choose A matching pair of socks From five assorted socks Of two different colours In

Childhood Journeys

in Childhood · 1 min read

West Coast Express: 5 hours late Chaiya, Chaiya Lokmanya Tilak Express: 20 minutes late Kaapi, Kaapi Sooda Badam paal The sounds of Salem station are The whiff of childhood journeys Absent, now,


in Climate Change · 1 min read

Last night's was A textbook rain Bookended by The call of the brain fever bird Brain fever brain fever brain And The contented gurgling croaks Of hundreds of toads We don't get such rains Often

Here there is no why

in War · 1 min read

Why invade a country That has done you no harm? Hier ist kein warum Why pontificate about Afghan women's rights When you are going to abandon them Women, men, children When it suits you? Hier ist