nuances and innuendos,
a morsel of leftover words
decoding syntax and semantics!
Taxonomy of hysteria,
blurring the gap between space and dimension.
Peeping from behind translucent ballads
are hurricane rhymes
trying to carve a niche
within a heartfelt epistle.
Noctilucent clouds on summer skies.
Splurged with meta-communication midst graphic metaphors.
Dangling dreams from distant corridors on sordid noons.
Ma’s flowing hair,
fish bones on aluminum plates,
the smell of egg curry in my fingers.
Baba’s sweaty shirt smelled of his toils.
Thamma’s broken wooden chair!
and an ivory reticence
wrapped within an empiricist sheet!
A metonymy for life
climbing down the spiral staircase of remembrance,
wearing a galvanized smile!