white pearls

Her mother’s chronic illness turned the tide of her life. Sometimes her mother gazed blankly at the faraway distant clouds and tears rolled down her pallid cadaverous cheeks. Venu fought back her tears that welled up in her colossal luminous eyes. For a girl in her adolescence, it could be an arduous task to raiseContinue reading “white pearls”

everlasting

Brumal tales woven through the fringe of her eyelashes, her eyes were curled in soft crinkles. Her gaze drifted outside the thatched cottage. ” How do you know the drover?” he asked sternly. Suddenly her luscious eyes grew paler. Her glassy face mirrored the flames of burning embers ahead of her. ” I saw him.”Continue reading “everlasting”

things i’m yet to ask you

My beloved, I offer my thankful gratitude to you for your benevolence and generosity. Eventually, I decided to resort to love and yet the question, rather rhetorical, hangs over its nature, origin and even…orientation? Whether this love is contingent on the presence or the absence of sex? These questions have been howling through the crevicesContinue reading “things i’m yet to ask you”

when they crashed into each other

And that’s how Darby and John crashed into each other or so the story goes… ” Woe betide anyone who comes closer!” She drew her sword from the sheath and stuck it to his neck. “Better set your face against any temptation.” Her ruthless gaze flared up. He quickly seized hold of her hand andContinue reading “when they crashed into each other”

beloved inamorata

Sometimes, I passed the time of the day with you, But you, silently, slipped inside your home; Somehow my impatient heart, still, got it through, A sweet longing made my thirsty eyes roam; This unrequited love with a token of gratitude, Day and night, sneaking in my soul’s loam; The post is written in responseContinue reading “beloved inamorata”

you may never know

Yesterday I chanced across an unlooked-for benison when my eyes fell upon you… Lounging on the grassy riverbank with your back propped against the Kadamb tree Your long wispy hair waving and flapping in the soft warm breeze Your large hazel eyes, quiet yet so deep gazing at the sunset Your lips fluttered spasmodically asContinue reading “you may never know”

as clear as your heart

I could hear your songas clear as a belleven in your hushed and vague demeanour As plain as pike-staffI noticed, how your shaking voicebelied your words Stifling my thirst forthose three wordsbeaded in your soft voice My cavalier heart cried at the top of its voice“You liar!” It’s highly improbablethat you were unmindful ofmy tenderContinue reading “as clear as your heart”