English poetry

Poems in English

Die in shame!

You hide your face in shame, But I can see your private parts, Have you no contrition, To expose yourself, […]

The Bombay Train Song

He hangs on dangling handholds As the train sways and careens Endless nondescript buildings unfold Their secrets as the tired […]

To an Online Friend

May be the whole thing was a dream, Pinched myself awake this morn, To check if you are there, virtually, […]

Being Me!

Wild are my ways, wilder than you think You will find me standing a little left of frame You will […]

Resolutions

Resolutions I have made, Kept, I have none, Why do I have to make, Resolutions anymore? I pause through endless […]

Sonnet for Mother

Decked in blooms, Swaddled in gold filigreed shrouds, Smeared with perfumes, She traveled into the clouds. A life of love […]

Is White a Color?

White, pristine, unblemished They say it is not a color I love white mists, clouds Lingering on blue mountains. White, […]

Delhi – A Re-visitation

It’s akin to visiting my foster mother, today, That I am returning to you, mother city, after twenty years, I […]

Muskaan – A Poem

When she smiles she sends happiness A million pleasant thrills of the heart To parched souls thirsting for love In […]

To my son

You will realize this wisdom, When you are my age, and experience, Gained from being in vexing situations, Yet, being […]

Bombay

In your bosom we wake up with fear, In your sky there’s only unending tears, You always roar, but within, […]

Passing showers

Yesterday a passing, transient shower, Slaked my thirst so gently, softly, Showers in March are unheard – In this arid […]

Loneliness

I pause midway in the in the whirl, Of deadlines, things undone, And average the sadness and joys – There […]