True Friendship!

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how good is our friendship
asked she and his legs went stiff

it is the best you know that
even if it means you have to become an expat

yes he calmly replied
he barked and she meowed taking a calm stride



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26/11 is back again
365 days passed all else same

media cries
for the coveted trp prize

2 minutes silence observed
for kasab 5 star facilities reserved

26/11 upon you fie
who cares if a few hundred indians die


Video Game

it is like a video game
dodging that dolt or that pretty dame

provides ultimate exhilaration
steering through in office hours at a mumbai railway station


Walking down the Road

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walking down the road
off beaten paths my new abode

watching new things
back some old memories they bring

participating in the act of life
filled with harmony and discord alike

The Bomb

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bob come here
shouted rico pulling the chair

something new he had discovered
rubbing his hands from the euphoria he recovered

after years of toiling like a miner
we have made the bomb hissed robert oppenheimer


Mud on Wheel

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thinking thinking not a thought
wasted was the mud that he bought

mud was put on the wheel
rotating wet smooth feel

soon things started taking shape
with love the potter began to drape


Phyan Washes Away!

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phyan phyan go away
indian team wants to play

seven match series it was
4-2 in favor of Australia it is a lost cause

they want to salvage some pride
go away fast and take a northwards stride


Wooden Sliver

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flowing water in the river
carrying with it wooden sliver

knows no path of its own
moving in vortices all alone

carefree and happy it just goes
unassuming trust sans woes

Cric Cric Cric Cricket

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creepy noise all night long
unlike any other freaky song

one wakes up from sleep rickety
room is filled with sound crickety

oh you hidden cricket where are you
in the glorious night chirping through


One Big Party

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people all thin and fat
that cute girl and that brat

swinging to psychedelic tunes
drugged and from fears immune

jiving away all night
doing stuff not worthy of sight

having tonnes of money and living hearty
as if entire life was one big party


A block?

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a mental block
makes us self talk

a road block
take government to stock

all sorts of block
make us crib ad hoc

though hardly anyone thinks
blocks vanish with clear thoughts topped with a few winks

Deadly Sin

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air slightly chilled
his blanket curled and frilled

eyes heavy and imploring
to close and go in dreams exploring

in his own list of deadly sins
evening sleep clearly wins


The Pink Lion

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there once was a lovely time
when on earth did tonnes of colors shine

animals in all colors and also non green trees
butterflies transparent and yellow colored peas

but the best was the king of jungle like never seen
you would know if i tell you what i mean

after the suburbs somewhere in sion
resided the big and lovely pink lion


Taking Stock

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those carvings on the wall
hollow sounds like wind having a ball

amidst unfaltering greens and browns
infested with visuals of yesteryear towns

red stone and obliterated rock
where time stands still to take stock


Big and Small

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smaller microchip and more in it
smaller messages in 140 character limit

small is the world and smaller it gets
short interactions and sleek widgets

then why is that the heart pines
greater love peace and a few more loving lines

Hero to Zero

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wicked grin on his face
dressed in whites with grace

he moved as the crowds clapped
he was the savior thought people enwrapped

there he stood like the lead guitarist of a band
after the ball with blood in his mouth and a tooth in hand


To Mexico

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little boy little boy running hard
playing soccer with kids in the backyard

across the road is an electrified fence
all covered with creepers dense

a heavy kick and ball flies across to mexico
poor kid across played along to be like sanchez hugo

The New Invention

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they had just found a new way to kill
but they were worried about excessive spill

soldiers were distraught
so simple it was yet they hadn't thought

of all the people in the town
it came from the maid of the clown

chopping lamb pieces over the beam
she had invented the guillotine



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there they come
from God's own kingdom

riding through the cosmos
gleaming through dew on morning moss

brightening everything on their way
are the bright morning sun rays

Off to Disneyland

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mom i want to go to disneyland
he said while scuttling through the sand

she agreed after some persuasion
as they moved to the airport without hesitation

off they went past the security check
in no time she dropped the kid on the deck

she kissed him and bade good bye
as the kid fly found a crevice for the journey to lie

Life Song

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singing along
the life song

as it goes from reds to blues
displaying its subtle hues

lows and pains and wretchedness
highs and funs and placidness

all go singing along
the beautiful life song

Helter - Skelter

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helter skelter goes the work
along with it all other plans lurk

taking a heavy toll on mind
thinking about all the threads that bind

bent by enormity of huge task sheer
forget everything let us chill with a beer