Friday, November 2, 2012

To Obed and Shalom

Beneath her veil, she will keep her head low
Yet her beautiful face will blush and glow
She'd make the prettiest bride - as she stands to take vows
May this happiness always remain - Obed and Shalom!

Sunday, September 30, 2012

To Aswin!

A word of appreciation to my hubby, after a wonderful stand up show in Chennai.

Seeing you stand tall today
With wishes and praises come your way
Leaves a lump in my throat,
Yet warms up my proud heart
I'm happy to be here -

And I know this is just the beginning dear!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Money's worth.

Value me for what I unearth – cheers or tears, mirth or dearth.

Don’t excavate my money’s worth – for not a dime will surge.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Happy birthday Varun!

His many calls - I've neva returned
I’ve ignored in plenty, his requests to meet,
More often than not, I’m busy - I’d pretend
More because I’d be lazy to find time for my friend!

But he’d stay, he’d call, he’d come, he’d meet
And be around every time - with the warmest smile, to greet!
Wishing Varun, my good friend, the very best this day
May you turn younger with each year and may our friendship remain!

Happy birthday dear!

Monday, July 16, 2012

Welcoming Mondays

It is that time of the week again
When I religiously crib and cry in pain
Mondays come fast, no matter what you try in vain
Sigh! Get ready immortal soldiers to yet again get slain!

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Tides

Like the deep blue tide awaiting to rush ashore -
That gets pushed back - hitting rocks, proud with scorn
We too keep moving - dragging feet torn and sore
For we are destined to keep walking, from the moment we were born.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

People

There are certain souls you miss in life
Others, at intervals, just disappear -
If I take my count, I'm not surprised
There are few being missed, most never appear!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Angry lanes

A word out of context
Is all it takes to displace
The faith built over years
And the love too! What a disgrace!

Memories are erased with ease
Like rain drops in the sea
Unfinished walks give way to
Unexplored ones to start again.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Patient love

Alarm bells ring
I choose to ignore
When patience stand tested
With love I overcome.

Give me patience
And abundant love
For I am the provider
And to provide, I live.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Welcoming tomorrow

It's not in the paths you've dreaded past
But in the unknown future that's approaching fast
That one should spend time to dwell upon.
For the bygone eras are eternally gone
But you can always change the days yet to dawn.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Bus ride.

I'm in the bus
Watching early morning office-goers go by
Listening to some melody aired on radio
Wishing with all my heart that you were nearby!

A random co-passenger calls out
For I've missed my daily stop -
While in love, it’s true - one is completely lost
But I'm happy, now that I'm part of that lot!

Friday, May 11, 2012

Companion.

It is not much during my moments of joy -
But more when I'm deprived, questioned and coy
That I expect your long fingers to hold on to mine

Don't utter a word, just be by my side.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Sigh!

I hate this night
Which makes me lonely

And this distance
Which keeps you away.

I hate these moments
Which take their sweet time to pass

And this time of life
When everything is vague.

I hate these forces
Which rule my life

And these rules
Which take full control.

I hate myself for being so timid
And you for letting it be.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Mine.

Every time I pick my phone
And swipe across your handsome face
I realize I never tire, looking at you
And just a glimpse of you makes me smile!

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Kite

If it were not for bonds,
That kept me tied down
I'd fly away...
Into the deep, unknown.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Turning 30.

Though a bed of roses
To the world it may seem -
My life hasn't been
An easy dream.

Mighty goals at length
I pursue at my pace
Each year bygone I see as a step

And each friend I've earned as a mighty leap!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

A hard day's work

Every night in the stranded boggie
As I head home and plug in my ear phones
Tired from office, I swear no more
Morrow I'll be early, to spent time with mom -

But morrow comes never

Some say, I'm a hard worker
Who ain't smart, ain't clever!
I'd rather call myself a lover
In love with my job - sadly none other!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Journey

The craving at the smell of a hot bitter coffee
The goose-bumps from a cold morning shower
The excitement at my name being called out first
The modesty when I'm patted for emerging winner
The exuberance at my team’s triumph
The sobriety expressed - only when depressed
The abstinence at being told I’m wrong
The flutter each time he utters ‘It's you I love!’
The nervousness before each long-awaited kiss
And the blush that follows - never goes amiss!
The responsibility on holding a baby close
The pride at my niece’s victory, to boast!
The comfort from a friend’s ever-giving efforts
The hatred when another good one betrays
The sympathetic tears at a stranger’s demise
The agony at watching a near one's pain
The helplessness on seeing a stray puppy cry
The brief content on helping a blind in need
The peace when the gushing streams caress my feet
The momentary dislike when a sibling screams
The easy yawn as I rest on my mother’s lap
The sleep that ships me to an Utopian dream
 - is what keeps me going.


And not money.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Reminiscence

I tread lonely paths, I had once tread all alone
I recall silent sobs, as I wade through tears flown
It was not too while ago, yet now feels like long ago!

I'm thankful for that grip that holds - for that grip that never lets go!