The House

The house

Built with

Stone, wood and brick

Cemented relationship

Forever.

Neither brick nor stone,

Wood or cement

Were informed

Of the union;

An arrangement

That meant

Need to someone

And requirement

To another.

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Harmony

A resolution to connect,
I took on New Year day
To connect, really connect;
To hear their voices,
Recollecting their facial expressions,
To Feel the happiness and share the memories,
From some teachers to friends…
I had to hear them all.
A “Hello”, a message of
“Very kind of you to have remembered…”
My teachers’ said.
A “Hello”, a message of
“Hey, I have all the time for you…”
My dear friends’ said.
Years without communication, yet connected
My heart and soul in harmony….

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Frames

photoframe

Frames on the wall

Four generations.

Great grandfather worked with the British

Grandfather witnessed the World War

And my father was born in pre-Independent India.

My brother and I heard their stories with awe;

History a wonder and life  unimaginable;

The times have changed since then.

Our next generation

Loves the frames on the walls.

*Previously Published: April 2014