I didn’t go out and seek love….Rumi says we don’t need to hunt for love outside ourselves. All we need to do is to eliminate the barriers inside that keep us away from love. – Elif Shafak,
The Forty Rules of Love
Read my latest blog post
Of Love and The Imagination: https://ofopinions.com/2017/06/23/of-love-and-the-imagination/
the cake of love, Three slices to some, To others, a crumb.
I’ve been eating a lot of the above this week. I’ve been thinking a fair bit about the above too.
Read my latest post Of The Comfort of Strangers:
My life is just little trails of love, drifting in and out. Friends, family, everything. Even cats. – Me, in a WhatsApp conversation.
Arguably Shakespeare’s most famous poem, Sonnet 18 speaks of love, youth and the passing of time.
Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Continue reading “Of Love and Summer”
Girl (Courtesy: Pixabay)
They look at me
As if I cannot see
My face burns
I feel envy.
My pain doesn’t
Into words that hate Continue reading “Translate – A Poem”
Guitar (Courtesy: Pixabay)
I’ll put my dreams in a box
Seal it up good, use a sturdy lock
I’ll bid my dreams fare thee well
‘Cause they were all talking with nothing to sell.
They told me to grow up
Before I grow old Continue reading “Folk Song – A Poem”
Amrita, and her Hair
Her parents deemed her of ambrosial* quality.
Black wires grow on her head+
For which their is little accountability.
Her pater is to blame for its heredity. Continue reading “Amrita: In Defence of Her Hair”
Villa Savoye, designed by Le Corbusier
That’s the only prerequisite
Your submission must be exquisite.
Le Corbusier’s lines
Across the summit Continue reading “Exquisite – A Poem”
If there was a vision
A gateway into this, 5 or 6 years ago.
If there was a vision of you
Wearied, humbled, Continue reading “Unpremeditated – A Poem”
Heart Stone Love (Image: Pixabay)
If I were being specific, my dear
I’d say your eyes are magnifique.
But, you’d call it
The art of the trite, my dear.
A disease of the hapless poetic. Continue reading “Specific – A Poem”