Meera had tried her best to maintain the family traditions as taught to her by Parvati over the years and after nearly 40 years she was nothing short of a pro of family customs and traditions and in a little less than 10 years of her own son’s wedded life had started passing on some of these traditions on to her own daughter in law Komal.
Perched atop the naked branch Observes the roadside in a glance The Raven eye view from across Perhaps awaiting instructions from the boss He sits still, without a fancy frill Yet he reaches out with a cry shrill The boss at the other end of the road Listens to his quests and ideas broad Sikiladi
The Grounded Vegetable Lying carelessly on the soil The bulb of bulk doesn't spoil Neither a butter, nor a nut This grounded veggie is a butternut Full of nutrients and satiating It calms the nerves if palpitating Buttery rich texture for creamy soups Or make it a meal for family groups Sikiladi
The crunchy munchy taste Apple with a watery haste Fleshy skin looks velvety This fruit is of low density Sikiladi
Tiny flowers of lavender Adorn my balcony in a pot Beholding fresh fragrance Bushy green tails swirl around A relish sweet to taste buds Lavender leaves give a crush Sikiladi
Published in The Asian Weekly, Edition 592 ( January 07th - 13th, 2022 The year has brought in, its own newness There’s hope to get rid of Covid sickness A breather from the frigid 2021 past 2022 shall be the year with happiness blast A new affirmation must begin each day To silly temptations I … Continue reading NEWNESS!
With the motherly affection in their hearts, These women release their love darts. The Human form of Santa Claus comes, Not just at Christmas, at day to day runs........
The Human face of Santa Claus evermore benevolent than the Dummy or fictitious Santa that is being adored by many over the years must be made to honor .