Magical solution

More stuff like this on my Instagram profile.

Elixirs on shelves

make me sociable — they say

None, as ground coffee.

Change Agent

Reformer at heart

with kids and tuition dues—

lo! Inertia.

What is—?

to write

If it’s not sitting

at the typewriter, bleeding,

what else is writing?

The Master


She left her spotlight,

for ‘twas time for young to shine.

She had conquered Time.



Basking on the glow,

and the splendour from atop,

sat the crow. A mute.

This is one of my oldest photographs. I stood on my terrace and happened to capture this crow trying to make up its mind whether to fly away or stay awhile. Perched on top of a pole, it looked as indecisive as I felt with my life.