2020

Our last Holiday, ended in 2019,
We thought we were, marking a new beginning.

Little did we know, what the year would bring,
Deafening chaos and, silence within.

Till March 15, we could meet one another,
Who would have thought, it was the last for some others.

And so it started, the arduous fight,
For survival of the fittest, we couldn’t stop day and night.

Some stayed locked in, while some walked,
While some, spent days at the airport.

This went on for months, still no respite,
One took a leap of faith and, stepped outside.

2020, what should I say,
Some good some terrible, memories are here to stay.

Jigsaw

A memory shattered ,in a thousand pieces,
With all intact, you must rebuild.

Some enjoy, the merciless living,
While some, show their true feeling.

Do your math, as much you want,
Every attempt, teaches you more.

Left to right or, move in or out,
You must finish, what you brought.

Shake up that thought, bring it to life,
Fit all pieces, side by side.

As you worn out, your first memory,
You build and rebuild, such jigsaws for eternity.

The F word

It all started with the 26,
Each of them party to this.

‘A’ proudly starts with a favourite fruit,
Others follow as they always do.

Then came ‘F’ and everything stoped,
Could it be a fish or something foul?

The first 5 saved themselves,
Other 20 did not torment.

‘F’ was stuck and asked ‘U’ to help,
The chained loop had ‘C’ and ‘K’.

The last word to learn for everyone,
The first to remember at every turn.

The word was formed in the end,
Used everywhere and abhorred the trend.

Yes! I am scared


Yes! I am scared of many things,
Loneliness and failure, or death in vain.

Yes! I am scared of many things,
Past, future, and my present as well.

Yes! I am scared of many things,
Heartbreak and abuse, psychological cacophony.

Yes! I am scared of many things,
People sometimes, and their truth within.

Yes! I am most scared of it,
A never-ending list, things that scare me.