Image : "The Rape of Europa (Titian)" Switched on the news and my heart ached"Breaking news!!" "Another Girl Raped!!", Now people say "Her honor is gone!""Our community's honor is gone!"But she asks "how is the honor gone?" "Was my honor in my Vagina?!""Was their honor in my Vagina?!""Who placed "Honor" in my Vagina?!" Is this … Continue reading Honor in a Vagina?
Image Oh Master! What carries the most venom?Fangs of the King Cobra andWords of toxic person. Master! What should I be more wary of?The enmeshed parent's queries,and Coy lover's demands. Master! What are symptoms of "Deception"?Fever of fear, Phlegm of doubt,Ache of uncertainty. Master! Ah! What disease cannot be cured?Greed in a wolfish sibling,Jealousy in … Continue reading [6 KIMO] “Oh master! tell me…” #3
Image Oh Master! What would be the worst regret?Abandoned obligationand Declined call for help. Master! What is always overrated?Existence of free will andself credit for success. Master! What's unending and fatuous quest?Quest of gratification and appeasing spoiled brats. Master! What's viable and sensible quest?Quest of self contentment andedifying the willful. Master! Who's the greatest con … Continue reading [6 KIMO] “Oh master! tell me…” #2
Image From the day of your "Conception",to the day of "expiration",your composition is swapped.Like legendary Theseus's ship,surely, in due time, chip by chip,every strip is changed and dropped. So then, what has remained of "You"?True identity or just view ?What's true? Abstract or real?What If someone rejoins each shard,rebuilds "you" or "ship" in his yard,by … Continue reading “You”; Not absolute but a version in space and time.
Image "Oh Master! what will not yield a return?""Decorating cadaversand helping ungrateful." "Master! what's cruel and needs rebellion?""Onus without power andunchecked authority." "Master! what's most difficult to control?""The monkeying mind and theWriggling and itching tongue..." "Master! What causes most of temptations? ""Swelling fortune, deprived handsand an oppressive guard..." "Master! Who always exaggerates?""Always slacking colleague andCook … Continue reading [6 KIMO] “Oh master! tell me…”
Image Food is much valued when hungry,but beware of grunting gluttons!Berth is much valued when weary,but beware of lazing bottoms! Drink is much valued when thirsty,but beware of pesky suckers!Help is much valued when needy,but beware of thankless seekers! Yes! Charity is virtuous,but it breeds hordes of moochers.Gullible nursing birds nurture,imposturous cuckoo's youngsters. "Am entitled!" … Continue reading Be generous, Be wise…
Made a paper boat for my boy."Whoopee!! Let's sail it and enjoy!" 🙂 He snatched it, ran to the puddle, But soon back with soggy trouble! "There there!" I said, calming my lad,"Chuck the worry and don't be sad""Let's make one more, my plumply chap!""and cover it with bubbly wrap!" Soon there was … Continue reading Future-proof paper boat… :
Art by Joseph Elwin Fernandes Boneless wriggling worm; "Recalcitrant".Rude rash haughty; "Insolent".Digs pit for self; "Foolish". PS: It's a my first "Kimo". I wanted a write a lengthy poem on this topic of "Tongue", but then I thought, sometimes "Less is more!" and let the art do the talking. Thanks David for introducing me to … Continue reading “Tongue”
"Bangalore’s crisp autumn morn,Gradient blotted blue, dark-some gone,Sleepy yawn, greets chirping wings.Stoned paths riddle trimmed cushion grass,Yellow hedges crease fruiting mass,Shining gloss vivifies things." PS : My first "Cywydd Llosgyrnog"! Thanks to David and his previous post "Fate, or: Folly" , I learned this type of poetic meter. 🙏😌