The Life Saver

The Life Saver

Image Source She returned from the hospital and again it was the same story.  “It is going to be a girl”, said the doctor.  “Well then you know what to do!”, said her husband to the doctor. “Bring her back her tomorrow”, replied the doctor. How she longed to have a girl! And each time she conceived, it was a girl. But the girl was […]

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Almost caught!

Almost caught!

Image Source Tara peeped into her daughter’s room and was glad to see her studying for the next day’s exam.  Meera was so engrossed reading the novel that she hadn’t noticed her mom at the door. She was scared for a moment. But the textbook was finally useful. It had saved her from being caught red handed.   This is my first attempt to write […]

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Handle with care

Handle with care

Image Source Life is like a flower,Beautiful but delicate.It may be our last hour,We don’t know our fate. Here today and gone tomorrow,Nothing lasts forever.Be it happiness or sorrow,About the future you’ll know never. Spread the colours of joy around,Wipe away tears, bring more smiles.Make memories, cherish them all along,Be a champion through troubles and trials. Sometimes you may be caught in an endless trap,Life […]

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What you don’t know

What you don’t know

Image Source Life may at times seem slow,Problems may make it an uphill climb.What you don’t know,Is that you’re making progress, One step at a time! And if you feel low,Thinking nothing is going right.What you don’t know,Is that you’ve the strength,To give a good fight! Some answers may not be just yes or no,And things may all seem like a mess.What you don’t know,Is […]

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Stranger than Fiction

Stranger than Fiction

Image Source It all seemed surreal. I looked around but I couldn’t believe that this was really happening. I stood there thinking, holding tight the crumpled sheet of paper in my hand . ************* “I quit”, I said it out loud to no one in particular. I had put my life and soul and what I got in return was nothing. I know life isn’t […]

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Today is a beautiful day

Today is a beautiful day

Today is a beautiful day,Stop worrying and put on a smile.Calm down and take rest for a while,And laugh like a child, be merry and play. Stop crying and wipe your tears away,Smile,for you’re strong to face any trial.Today is a beautiful day,Stop worrying and put on a smile. Problems will always be there on the way,You’ll have to walk that extra mile.You are the […]

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Limericks

Limericks

Image Source Once an engineer in Bengaluru,Wanted to profess his love so true.His story wouldn’t be tragic,If not for the traffic.For the girl asked, “Uncle, who are you?” ************ There was once a software engineer,Who once proudly said, I have no fear,But then the bug crawled,Later the boss called,“Sorry to say, no bonus this year!” These poems as the title suggests are Limericks. Okay so […]

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It is love!

It is love!

Image Source I will never forget that day, when,Like a breath of fresh air you came,To my life, which till then was plain.You wiped my tears away,And make me smile each day!The little things you do,For sure tell me,It is,Love! This poem is a Nonet. The nonet poetic form is simple. It’s a 9-line poem that has 9 syllables in the first line, 8 syllables in […]

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Journey called Life

Journey called Life

Image Source I travel on this journey called life, A journey I started alone. I began with nothing in my hand, And I’m sure in the end nothing I’ll hold. Each day holds something special, The best gift I’ve is today. I wonder what is in store for me today, Will I achieve something great in life? What is it that’ll make my life special? […]

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Heart versus mind

Heart versus mind

Image Source I was confused,To follow my dreams or others.The heart was against the mind.Though difficult, I’d to choose,The heart always won against the mind. This poem is a Tanka. It is a Japanese poem of five lines, the first and third composed of five syllables and the other seven.(5-7-5-7-7) Participating in Half Marathon Blogging Challenge with Blogchatter. This post is written for Day 11.  

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