First steps

First steps Babies throw their hands and feetas if throwing punches in the air.Then they try with all their mightto turn over without any fearThey balance with their elbows,raise themselves on their kneesput their palms before their feet,and move forward with unease.First they crawl as far as possible,then raise up their hand for aid.They holdContinue reading “First steps”

Almost Baked

Almost BakedThe little boy loves chocolateCraves for sweet thingsPicks up a shiny clean plateAnd tries to pull some stringsAll he wants is a big piece of cakeLoaded with chocolate creamSo Mommy’s gonna bakeThe delicious cake of his dreamThe oven smells amazingThe baking is almost doneCan anything be more temptingThan a piece cake for everyone? ©Continue reading “Almost Baked”


RegretsThose unkept wordsUnfulfilled promisesUnrealised dreamsFading memoriesPlagued by regretsWe keep moving onStriving to survivein limited time and meansClimbing the stairsreaching somewhereSpirit dead or aliveWho can tell the difference?© Taruchaya2021 April PAD Challenge Countdown: T-minus 3Prompt, write a “spirit of the stairs” poem.

The Burning Star

The Burning Star Light travels faster than soundThe sun brightens the universereaches where no one’s aroundonly heavenly objects traverseWarms the planets near and farlife thrives in the blue sphereThe indestructible burning starspreads light everywhere.At times like a naughty childplays hide and seek with the moonThe galaxies seem wildwhen the stars sigh and swoon © TaruchayaContinue reading “The Burning Star”

Invention of Words

2021 April PAD Challenge Countdown: T-minus 6For today’s prompt, write an invention poem. Invention of Words Gestures would have seemed strangeStranger would have sounded a barkIf evolution had not brought a changeTalking would’ve been a question mark.I’m ever grateful to the personwho invented the use of wordsWe got an important reasonfor not being part ofContinue reading “Invention of Words”

No Matter Where

No Matter Where( From Boyzone’s “No Matter What”)Sometimes it will be bright. Sometimes it will be grey. The mornings will still have light, no matter where you stay. Sometimes you’ll see the moon. Sometimes it’ll wane away. The sight can still make you swoon, no matter where you stay. Sometimes it’ll feel bit light. SometimesContinue reading “No Matter Where”

I Want to be a Unicorn

Photo credit – WordPress free photo library I want to be a Unicorn,with pinkish purple hair, a pair of wings and golden horn.I want to fly anywhere. I want to sleep on a fluffy cloud,sip a cup of crystal rain.And swish my tail- naughty and proud,put my hooves up in the air again. Where bored treesContinue reading “I Want to be a Unicorn”

The World Within

The World WithinSome people may agree with me, while some may choose to disagree. There’s a hidden world yet undull encased safely within the skull. Where thoughts fly like birds free and values are rooted like a tree. Where hope wakes like the rising sun and dreams come as the day is done. As longContinue reading “The World Within”

Let’s hide

Let’s hide Closed eyes open the doors of the mind –Memories mischievously peep from behind. Black and white flashbacks turn many-hued,when Bougainvilleas play Spring’s prelude As flaming red merged with drizzles of white,creating a flurry of magenta so bright. Ever wondered at hummingbirds and bees?How do they endure the thorns with ease? Crushed bracts oftenContinue reading “Let’s hide”