Can we look at the rapist – the one who did wrong?
Was it bad upbringing, social issues, or genes gone wrong?
Can we look at the man who hammers his wife,
And not be the support that bolsters his fake pride. Continue reading Can we look at the rapist?
Do you want children so quick, or is it the pressure?
From family and friends who really should know better.
Who should let you do things at your own pace,
Take a little time so you have more savings and space. Continue reading Do you want children so quick?
A letter to the piano student who fears failure and therefore just won’t try.
Dear Student, I’m asking you to make an effort.
I’m not asking you to succeed, but to just go through the motions to start with.
Because I know that success will follow.
Because I know, that someday you’ll move on and be independent in learning music. Continue reading Because I know that success will follow
Freedom is a walk in the warmth of the sun,
A fridge well stocked and dinner that’s already done.
Freedom is some time with nothing to do,
But have coffee or chai in the evening with you. Continue reading Freedom
Men-Oh-Pause, give your wives a break,
Don’t get up and leave them to wash up the plates.
They’re on their feet before every meal,
Cooking and washing and keeping the home clean. Continue reading Men-Oh-Pause
Should I vote for you or should I vote for your brother,
The one who will guide you when darkness takes over.
Or, should I vote for the winner, support the fair weather friend,
Who will swing different ways, depending upon who wins. Continue reading Will I vote?
Have any of you travelled by the NNMT buses here in Navi Mumbai? They’re surprisingly reliable, and have very comfortable benches, unlike the air-conditioned buses which have the most uncomfortable chairs. And all that noise and rattling can be pretty relaxing!
Here’s a poem for those of you who have stopped travelling by bus. Hope it brings back good memories. Continue reading The local bus