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A Home-spun Frock

Will you drop me A line, Say you’re fine As a thread Come loose on my home- spun frock. The frock fits no more But write me more Of you, Find fine Lo(o)se thread? P.S: Linked to Trifecta

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Christmas Special

Six feet tall- well-built, well-groomed too, not a hair out of place. I am the sort that’ll make you involuntarily pause, resist the urge to turn back and stare at and then, turn back and sneak an envious glance at. … Continue reading

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The Bridal Bouquet

It was nice, a green, glowing morning, misty-eyed, shying out of further moonlighting. Peace enveloped me and the sleeping bundle of new skin, softly fleshy, dimpled and doubly delicate, his breath shallow, yet throbbing with life. I leant out, the … Continue reading

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Home

The oil-blackened mud Lamp, light in dust Streams Through that overgrown hedge.   Tripping down the stairs Landing with a thud! The book-case, creaky, Crowded with me Through the ages.   The green of the water Tanked, cool and high … Continue reading

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Plantern

A dozen Small white smiles Against the darkest Dark green: Life on my dry terrace- Frail and faint, Clingy and read- y-to-snap but intensely present.

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ZOO, OOH

wild-er-ness: nature, making her choices branching into wild, wild(er), permanent ‘ness’ in whom she pleases; tags that lead some to wreak their will and some to hide the best they can, mumbling ‘er’s by way of apology for existing, taking … Continue reading

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Sunny cloud and me, the shopper

Scintillating shadow of the cloud lit up the vanilla sky in a fuchsia pink pallor. Bathed in that eerie afterglow of a setting sun that shone even as it went down, we, the shoppers wished we could buy the sun and take … Continue reading

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Lies in red

Red all over the place- roses and bleeding (not quite, but almost) hearts and red candles that even seemed to have red flames and red cutlery too. The only other colour was the bright green and gold that was draped … Continue reading

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The Gifts of Magi

FRom the white balloon-skirt TO the bright pink shoes TRavels all over the country NEw tastes, cuisines and flavours fresh SPecial treats in my honour EVen when it wasn’t my birthday IT did feel like Christmas comes not once a … Continue reading

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RED (Hide and caught)

How does it feel to be found out and left blushing like a sun-lit rose? Am I permitted to be school-girlish and giggle it away? Or should I pretend coyness and deflect it with downcast eyes? How about the fake … Continue reading

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