lalita larking

An obsession with cryptic crosswords. Everything else falls in place.

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Location: Kolkata, India

Saturday, June 03, 2006

Never mind

Here are a couple of left handed definitions.

Matter: never mind.
Mind: no matter.

Jokes aside, here is a poem:

Of times once and now

a diamond-like drop
hanging precariously on
a
darkling leaf, debating the question

each sound each sight
a trigger for a medley of remembrances
that scramble into cacophony

each rumbling of thunder
a reminder of things
like this rain-drenched evening
I’d rather pass by.


Cheers!

6 Comments:

Blogger Generally_Speaking said...

funny definitions and nice poem

11:17 pm  
Blogger Rubic_Cube said...

neat poem. first 2 stanzas sound like haiku! ever tried 'em?

btw - here via prav-unplugged!

9:32 am  
Anonymous Ash said...

Could with more condensing, Lali.
Try it as a haiku.

11:23 am  
Blogger Lalita Mukherjea said...

Gen- Thank you.

Rubic cube- Welcome. Tried haikus of course. I love the structure. Keep visiting.

12:19 pm  
Blogger Lalita Mukherjea said...

Ash- What's this? Everybody wants me to try haikus. I am that longwinded? ;)

12:20 pm  
Anonymous Rajesh said...

I like it m'lady. And why do they want condensing, it should be longer, more evocations.

7:32 pm  

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