Friday, February 29, 2008


I tore those letters a
long time ago in sixty-four small
pieces. I want them back.

Monday, February 25, 2008

Child talk

"Mosquitoes in America are little and small.
Indian mosquitoes are many and big.

Indian mosquitoes bite a lot.
American mosquitoes don't bite.
But sometimes, Indian mosquitoes come to America.
And then they bite".

Saturday, February 23, 2008


One end to the other.
A new begining. A new end.
Merry-go-round. Life!

Thursday, February 21, 2008


We sat, all. Pretty, ready.
Our hand in theirs, flowers, designs;
the pungent smell of henna,
the green curves of genius-
strokes of beauty in a pasty finish.

Smooth dripped the cone
to form sensuous forms in split seconds;
Feminine, gentle;
Tedious, romantic.

We sat, all. Pretty, ready.
Today was the mehendi...


Saturday, February 9, 2008

My family of other animals

Budgies are expecting
again; lovebirds just don't want to
grow up. (Sigh... Sob... Sob...)