The runaway

Running was what he did best And he did so with much zest. He ran away from problems And he ran away from quarrels. He ran away from responsibilities And he denied all liabilities. Never did he have to face consequences. He left all his troubles for others. He ran and ran, Avoiding one obstacle … Continue reading The runaway

A furball of cuteness

Curiosity beckons Shy little kitten explores his world one teeny step at a time. To his audience, he is a furball of cuteness overload. To him, the audience looks threatening like potential threats. He runs and jumps, out of their reach. Tired, he rests for a while safe, under a table. This poem was written … Continue reading A furball of cuteness

Did someone say fish? – A Limerick

Did someone say fish? Oh! There's something in my dish My stomach is grumbling away,as I slowly make my wayto whatever is in my dish. This poem was written in response to Sadje’s What Do You See prompt #85. Thank you, Sadje for hosting this challenge. The challenge is to use the picture prompt as inspiration to … Continue reading Did someone say fish? – A Limerick

The man with the erhu

His mind was somewhere else, miles and miles away. His eyes had that faraway look. He was in deep thought, pondering the mysteries of life or maybe even thinking about his own future. His fingers played deftly, wielding the erhu expertly the way only practiced hands can. The music resonated in the air mournful, slow, … Continue reading The man with the erhu

Nightfall

Dusk prepares to settle down The golden prince takes his leave A cloud of misty vapour veils his exit The ripples in the lake care not that the day has given way to night Having had his fill of the beautiful scenery the lone child at the pier hurries home, hurrying to get home before … Continue reading Nightfall