The Road Less Travelled

Sweet kiss of release


This is the story of a dove captured by a hunter who puts her in a cage, but cares for her and later releases her, coz he loves her and wants her to be free! Inspired by a hindi song, “kaboothar jaa” Marauder of hearts Stop shooting your darts She’s an injured dove Captivated by […]
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A mesmerized honey bee


A honey bee that left her nest Only when she felt at her best She happened to visit a flower Prolific with the rarest nectar It was a nectar, profusely sweet Upon tasting it, she hesitated to retreat Every time she fed from it Her face was brightly lit There were times when the flower […]
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A hummingbird


Flapping his wings Songs of beautiful tales he sings In my garden, a frequent visitor In pursuit of sweet nectar Hastily he comes and goes Against the flowers rubbing his nose Trying to savour the delicacy Humming along in ecstasy Fluttering around having no cares Away from the jungle’s snares A daily sip of nectar […]
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Colors of love


Like a river flowing in one direction To my beloved, I channel my affection As the tired flowers smile at the sight of morning dew My heart fills with delight when I see you As the lush green trees paint the evergreen forest The colors of your love fills me with zest There’s none but […]
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Autumn leaves


Devoted to my soul mate, my husband! As the colors of autumn leaves changed The colors of your love made me deranged Sometimes I feel your love is shallow Making me pale like the leaves that turn yellow That’s when I cling to my pillow And my heart feels low Like the leaves, I pray […]
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Happy


Tears coagulate as you become distant My affection, for you, constant Inexpressible, but adamant I will be triumphant To myself I’ll be kind It’s a pity, my mind can’t unwind The warmth of your friendship caresses Like a gentle stroke to my tresses The sweetness of your presence tarries Through the day, it carries Uncomforted […]
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Out of steam


Journeying with you is adventurous Though you consider me frivolous We are being separated by oceans I’m overcome with sad emotions My heart is forever bonded to yours I want to go to a cave and scream I feel you are running out of steam You said you will call But didn’t show up at […]
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Miss you, baby!


I miss you baby Without you l feel crabby I want this boredom to deplete It’ll end when we meet These days, I don’t want to be home When I enter my room It feels like a cloud of gloom I am a flower waiting to bloom I think of you When I do the […]
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Limits


Don’t talk to me about keeping limits All I do is just a few chats Do I give you much grief? You make me feel like a tattered leaf Do I create a ruckus Without serving any purpose? Foolish things I do utter When my mind becomes delicate like butter You may land with the […]
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If only…


If only you were aware of my affection If only you had seen my pain If only you had heard my sob If only you had known my heart You’d never have left me in tears If only I could see you once more If only I could hear your voice If only I could […]
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