Life On Uranus

I just woke up, 

drowning in a puddle of sweat. 

Thinking of what I saw last night, 

was it an invitation or a threat? 

 

Confused and distressed,

I put my head into my hands.

A sigh escapes me as I wonder,

if the possession of this knowledge,

is with Continue Reading

10×31 / syllabled Venusian / e-invitation

From: Planet Venus

<venus@planets.com>

To: All the Earthlings 

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Subject: You are invited!   

 

Greetings! Dear earthlings, 

‘Tis  time I penned you my dream

to be colonized. 

But it’s quite disheartening—  

your ceaseless cold shouldering. 

 

I’m just a planet 

hoping to expand your home. 

But first things first—let’s 

set Continue Reading

Words For My Knife

Let me take you through the lanes of a hype,
Mindless opinions and heartless words to type;
On topics heart wrenching and worse,
Intolerance to add some spice to the burns,
Burning a hole in several souls as they build a home of their own.

It begins with some striking … Continue Reading

Let’s Move the Earth!

“How’s the night?” Clear.
Galileo watched the fourth moon of Jupiter disappear.
“Aha! these old calculations failed again”, he said with a cheer.

Motion of stars and moons were jumbling me,
“We are not confined to the centre Andrea, we are free!”
Oh, so this apple is the earth, and … Continue Reading

Stand Out From The Crowd

There’s this huge throng
With which you’re walking along,
But you wish to be different from them all.
You wish to stand tall
You want the world, you want it all.

To have the crown for outwitting them all,
You must give your best,
You must give it your all.… Continue Reading

Navrasa: Laughter

When the phone rings, I think it’s you

Calling to tell me you’ll be home soon.

But the voice that speaks up belongs to a stranger

And, sounding sorrowful he says you’re gone forever.

He says there was an accident, because of the storm.

And just like that, he says Continue Reading

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