Category: NAW Poetry

‘Lamp Post’ by Partha Pratim Das

On a mystic December day So cold and weary a lamp was, For a sudden power cut, It had lost almost lost all its , Warmth  and brightness , Made the dark highway naked, But the dying bulb Was still…

‘Wet dreams of Damsels’ by Chandramohan S

What happens to deferred dreams of girls? Do they evaporate? Like the tears of an ill-fated bride Without any traces ? Does it end up as crimson graffiti of a sword piercing a heart, Tear brimming eyes On bridal bed…

‘SHE’ by Satish Pendharkar

She showed us mountains Purple and clouds cirrus That crowned their peaks. Through her we learned to breathe And serenading Life We began interpreting The language of birds And realized that Donkeys As also Pigs are creatures of God  …

‘LIGHTER OF THE PYRE’ by SATISH PENDHARKAR

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The corpses of those Who die from drowning Stink like hell. The corpses Of cancer-patients Ooze hazardous wastes.   Burning dead bodies Comes easily enough To the professional cremator For whom sorting out Fragments of bones from ashes Is easier…

Haiku poems by Yoshira Marbel

Haiku1 Expiry date reached Maker awaits an arrival Dying for a smoke   Haiku 2 Looking at the skies Crescent moon glistens Eating cheese cake   Haiku 3 Friends dancing in the rain Leaving an awesome party Such a wet…