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?