Browsing All posts tagged under »poetry«

A Poem for My Daughter

April 30, 2017

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My writing is the single-most important thing in life that has helped my healing. This blog has literally seen me grow up in the last 11 years. I was going through my archives and I came across this post that I had completely forgotten. So, re-posting. ____ As posted on Nov. 22nd 2009 My mum […]

My Battle With Music

February 16, 2011

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I hear a lingering note Descending from crescendo. It’s haunting and taunting, Leaves me strangely wanting… A serenity that I had once known, I don’t like music anymore.   The mocking melodies Paralyse my soul, And the meaningful lyrics Remind me of young dreams, Yet unfulfilled and left alone, I don’t like music anymore.   […]

The Woman I Love

December 4, 2010

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I love her, for she is imperfection, Her nose too big, her eyes too small, Her teeth – crooked, her lips pink, but thin, Yet she loves the mirror, her reflection, She loves herself, her imperfection.   I love her for she is vain, The swagger in her hip, the stall in her step, She […]

Why…

August 24, 2010

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Why aren’t there pictures of you and me? Why didn’t we think of immortalizing our time? Our short stint with love and life, Why didn’t we keep our moments alive? Why aren’t there songs written by you and me? Why didn’t we eulogize our special bond? Our childlike games and guileless dance, Why didn’t we […]

The Song Of My Soul

May 25, 2010

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The song of my soul, let it not cause you grief, It is just a part of me, begging to be freed. It’s just a song I made from tiny fragments of time, To make it into one whole, my story written in rhyme. The song is not just words, it is made of tears […]

“Buddy” Diaries: Week 1

December 1, 2009

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I reached the Vora household and was welcomed in with warm words. I saw him sitting on a sofa looking at me with disinterested curiosity. He took off his spectacles to look a little more closely, and then said, “How are you? You met me in the street, no…a few days ago. You were there […]

A Poem For My Daughter

November 22, 2009

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My mum was never around to give me advice on life’s problems. I learned things the hard way. I never want to be in a position where my wisdom doesn’t pass on to my children. Life is uncertain, so here is what I’d like to tell my daughter. Dear Darling Baby Girl, Pick a wild […]

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