Spring sprung!

The blossoms swayIn the spring windOr is it a breeze? For the spring has sprungCaressing the dancing leavesTeasing the twittering parrotsChasing the fireflies. The spring has sprungIlluminating the morningsWarming the daysAnd carrying the whiff of the jasminesInto the shimmering night!

Spring is here!

The frigid wind is resting After a tiring winter But I’m afraid to bloom Fearing the return of the snow. I yearn to bloom Because spring is near The pollens are poking now and then Assuring me that it is time to bloom. The spring air caresses my petals Pecking me to open to, The…

Winter monochrome

The blacks shimmer their velvety eleganceIn the winters,While the whites and the creams wonder,Why the skies and snow mimic us,Unaware that they are imitating the winter monochrome!

Perils of cold

The cold chases meStalks like an obsessive loverCatching me off-guardWhile I try to relaxIn the holiday season It shrouds mewhen I’m least awareBites my bonesChilling my insides & outsidesMaking my skin crawlSending the shivers down my spineTill I weaponise myself with blanketsAnd a hot tea. Picture taken in 2018, please travel responsibly and safely.

Winter devils

The winter Gods have unleashed their snow demons,The demons play with ice and winds,Unaware of the bone-chilling amongst the fragile humans,And laughing at the monochrome around!

Abandoned tree

And what a life this ageless tree hasWaiting for the snow to freeze it’s exteriorAwaiting the blazing sun to nourish it’s swaying leavesWaiting for the trekkers for solitary picturesAnd ultimately waiting for death for decades. Picture taken in 2018, please travel responsibly and safely.

Sunset beauty

Unspoken calm beauty in sunsets. Spotted at the sun set point, Lal Tibba. Picture taken in 2018, please travel responsibly and safely.

Love in unlikely places

Playing hide and seek with love.And with miracles. Picture taken in 2019, please travel safely and responsibly.

Mountain kitties

Even the mountain feline sits in aweOf the towering HimalayasOr was it a common raven?Alas I will never knowFor I was vigorously zoomingTo capture this precious moment!

Ocean waves

I miss the sound of the ocean waves,Those turbulent waves of the Arabian Sea,They didn’t let me sleep in the night,And now they haunt me of my erstwhile travel journeys. Picture taken in 2018, please travel responsibly and safely.