Poem dedicated to Thatha

This is a poem dedicated to my maternal grandfather. Here is the content: There are many kinds of love Romantic love, the most popular And probably the most overrated as well Platonic love, not as popular But far more enduring And then comes the most important form of love Family love Again, there are different…Read more Poem dedicated to Thatha

Having A Brother Is The Ultimate Treasure

Poem dedicated to a very close cousin of mine. Here is the content: Parents are very specialOne cannot imagine a lifeWithout either of themHowever, having a brotherIs the ultimate treasureImagine someone who enjoys messing around with youAnd makes you laughYou and he may not see eye-to-eyeOn a number of thingsBut he always has your backComing…Read more Having A Brother Is The Ultimate Treasure

The Value Of A Sibling

Poem dedicated to my dear sister. Here is the content: Parents are precious, of course One cannot imagine a life without them But the joy of having a sibling Is something else, entirely! Imagine someone who will share your happiness and sorrow And fight with you for a number of reasons Many of them may…Read more The Value Of A Sibling

Poem Dedicated To My Father

Dear Appa We may not speak all the time Or at least Not as much as Amma and I do, perhaps But I want you to know That you are not any less special Not even an iota Where do I even start? From buying me countless toys Even as I kept breaking them One…Read more Poem Dedicated To My Father

Mother’s Day Special Poem

Dear Amma, First of all Let me wish you A very Happy Mother’s Day How do I even begin? You’ve been there for me Right from day one From giving birth to me To raising me as a child Sending me to school Supporting me through my teens Which were frankly some of the most…Read more Mother’s Day Special Poem

Open Letter To My Dear Mama

This is an open letter. No, I don't mean a letter with complaints addressed to the government and to be read by the public. This is an open letter to my dear uncle - my mother's elder brother (and only sibling) Ashok; known affectionately as "Ashok Mama" - for his 60th birthday tomorrow. Without much…Read more Open Letter To My Dear Mama

Remembering Kalyani Patti

All of us suffer a loss of a loved one at some stage or the other. After all, we are all mortals and death is inevitable. However, some deaths can affect us more than others; depending on the closeness of the relationship, age of the person, circumstances etc. So it was in the case of…Read more Remembering Kalyani Patti

Oh Love, Why Do You Do This?

Oh Love, why do you do this?Why do you evade me?I have waited and waitedFor more than 30 yearsCrushes came, crushes wentAnd then I fell in loveHead over heelsI was just 21 thenAnd doing my MBAAlas, it was one-sidedI never had the courageTo tell her the three magic wordsBy the time I finally did itI…Read more Oh Love, Why Do You Do This?

Oh, If only I were to love!

My second love poem. Here goes the content; should be fairly self-explanatory: Oh, If only I were to love! Love, that rare commodity Your proverbial needle in the haystack Or a tiny drop of water In the vast mass of the mighty Pacific Ocean Or a tiny ember from a raging Mount Vesuvius It comes…Read more Oh, If only I were to love!

What does love mean to me?

This is a rare love poem that I am writing. Here is the content: What does love mean to me? It means a lot of things It means understanding It means trust It means empathy It means affection It means give and take It means sharing But above all It means acceptance What does love…Read more What does love mean to me?