Category: Poetry

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Utopian Dreams #WEP December 2016

  Wisdom views Utopian dreams Practically. One knows All lofty hopes Will be tempered with small annoyances. Tiny pinpricks of irritation Are bound to sully my crystal clear imaginings. Reality pinches And that green...

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September – #poem #photograph

  September began serene On a cool dawn looking down at a tiny blue bird It knew how hot the day would be I didn’t – after all it was Germany. Skies cloudless, clear,...

Seasons - Macchapuchare - Photographed by Kalpanaa Misra 7

Seasons – a poem and a photograph

Seasons Seasons fly past Golden showers of light Flame hued slivers of leaves Shiver With the slight welcome chill Of icy winds Blowing off remote peaks So distant, travelling over miles of Warm land...

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Gardens as connections

Gardens as connections Gardens are that in-between place Linking outsides and insides Connecting them Like lovers lace fingers To forget the reality of separateness. That place where shoots push up through the earth Flowers...

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Edge

Edge On the edge of something Right at the end Before it falls away The edge of a knife Cutting edge Sharp, able to push through Dense substances Sometimes even minds. At the edge...

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Cause and Effect

The Buddha sat nodding Outsize belly and all Contented Smilingly impassive. Impressed? Not impressed? Who knows?   He watched the tales Of mice and men And tails Of men and mice Trailing their prejudices...

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Collection of Chaos

Reviewing a book of poetry is not the easiest thing to do. All poetry is beautiful, and if you don’t find it so it’s only because you haven’t understood the particular rhythm of the...

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On the Way

On the way Somewhere Summer clothes a flutter The heat wraps tentacles around legs Arms, necks Smothering nostrils Straddling chests But they’re on the way somewhere Single-mindedly striding Down that Jaipur street They have...

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Dawn Watcher

DAWN WATCHER Bird chorus Warming up Intermittent tweets Short flights Zig zag a transparent sky In an unnamed region somewhere between Salmon and azure Familiar only to the dawn watcher. Flower garland perfume lingers...

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The Grass

Parents spend some quality time with each other while their toddler tries out his legs.                                      ...

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