Thursday, January 17, 2013

Cinderella and her fairy

"Give me not a chariot of gold, or groomsmen, oh so neat;
Nor do I ask for dainty glass slippers for my feet.
Let me borrow your silvery wings, oh! let me just try them once!"
implored little Cinderella at her mighty fairy godmother

"Alas my dear child, these are not mine to claim;
borrowed wings are these, tracked and watched for time.
Tools of duty that I must duly return in the eve."
So saying with a forlorn smile, the fairy took her leave.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Crop rotation

Sow a different crop each time,
so you don't deplete the soil of the same nutrients
also you get to reap a different crop each time
but many a time,
you don't always reap what you sow

Friday, January 11, 2013

Broken Kaleidoscope

All those artistic patterns,
a million colorful hues;
nothing but tricks of my own hands and eyes

Tuesday, January 08, 2013


It's a tight rope walk
walk carefully, slowly,
do not drop the heavy stick...
make sure you retain your balance

listen to our words, never falter,
move forward in a strictly straight line
look around, but only where we ask you to.

But never look within...
for you'll come to know
that the rope is just
lying on the ground.

Time for tea? Time for two!

Lone lunches have never been uncommon or unpleasant. Even when work has kept your nose to the grindstone all through the morn, if you just...