Galaktika Poetike "ATUNIS"

nalini

Poems by Nalini Priyadarshni

New Songs

Heart aflutter with unfamiliar rhythms

she clings to words that tell her nothing

except that he chose to share them with her

the sounds and words that warmed his heart

She plays them over and over

until the songs percolates into her dreams

mixed with pieces of poetry

written only for her eyes

He brings to her a slice of life

she couldn’t have found on her own

and as her arms enclasp his neck

she embraces those parts of her

that illuminate in his presence

(This poem is part of Nalini’s poetry collection, Doppelganger in my House)

 

 

Survival

It is a big pond with room for all fishes,

you point out and I concede

but small fish do not rub big fish the wrong way

unless they are red bellied piranha in shoal

tearing at prey several times their size

eating it…

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