Category Archives: Idle Thoughts

Tree

Tree you are. Swaying by the cliff Your roots sunk deep In the hidden crevices Of rock. Strong. Dark. Impenetrable. The winds whip your leaves. Shimmering In the light of endless sunsets. It’s all play to you. Wind and gale … Continue reading

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Stain

krishna stains me black I look one night and there we are. He is me and I am him Stained together in black. Stars twinkle in the wild darkness That is us. That black is us. Entwined together, Running parallel … Continue reading

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Fade

The words, Go. Oh? O is right. Followed by N. Then, E. One B Y O N e. What’s that word? Like poof. Gone. In those books You know what books? The books with pictures. For children usually. Comics. Yes. … Continue reading

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Heat

We are out of it already. We are no longer in love. We love that is certain. And that is good enough. If they touch us, they will know a fire here was once lit. We are just heat, you … Continue reading

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Summer

I know you won’t think of me now. When the sun scoops vanilla clouds And there are new friends Planning exciting summer picnics And dances mid summer nights. When you can share your dreams With colourful people who enjoy Without … Continue reading

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Ageing

Cities change. That familiar landmark next to the empty lot doesn’t look the same anymore now that the empty lot is a seven storied building. That’s what strikes me on Instagram. My city has changed. It’s no longer familiar. While … Continue reading

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Ajji was born in 1929

Ajji was born in 1929 and so she doesn’t care that she was born on International Women’s Day. She begins her day with strong filter coffee brewed almost black with just a hint of milk. She no longer prays at the … Continue reading

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