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English Poems


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English Stories

 

Turkey Masala: Thanksgiving is a time when interesting things can happen!

 

Buffalo Wings: This is a story of two girls who are close friends from their college days. Their move to America creates an interesting situation.

 

Cooked in Princeton: Old knots get resolved when you go their source.

 

Cup of Music: An ordinary evening in the city turns out to be a life-changing one.

 

Dreamland Dessert: Have you ever dreamed inside a dream? This one could become true!

 

Freedom Cocktail: Beauty, music, and ambience … all these together can have a dramatic effect on everyone.

 

Nutty Breakfast: Everyone has a favorite place where they go for breakfast. But not everyone is just looking for food.

 

Passing the Spirit: Well, I really mean "passing the baton", but you will understand after you read this story.

 

Wine, wine everywhere: This is the story of a weird guy who spends a few years in the US and then returns to India with some unrealistic expectations.

 

Sense of Amita: Amita had the good sense to know that she had met the right man to get started on her journey!

 

Adventures with My First Love: some interesting and thrilling experiences I have had with my first love. This is no fiction!

 

Disha Story: A few interesting anecdotes/experiences at Disha Technologies.

 

Stories of Warananagar: an amazing little town near Kolhapur, India.

 

 

 

English Poems

 

Birth of a poet – Contrary to what many people think, it is quite normal!

 

Freelancer: People try to mold her by their rules, but she won’t budge, because …

 

In arms: It is really up to you which way to send her!

 

Aimless life – Clearly, I failed my gurus who said focus was essential for success!

 

Draupadi’s men – If you are familiar with the story of Mahabharata, you might appreciate this poem. It is really a metaphor for what different qualities a woman needs in her man (or men). Draupadi was lucky because she didn’t have to burden one man with all her expectations (which is what most ordinary women are forced to do!).

 

Nudist in a suit – A nudist in a suit is literally a man who is almost always fully dressed (with a smile) and even though he seems attached to his covers he is totally a free man: romantic and spontaneous.

 

Sole Creative Act – She wasn't a creative type and yet she created something quite unusual and wonderful!

Flowers with Awareness – The fairy of enlightenment sprinkles her dust on these flowers and see what happens! A possible metaphor for women?

 

Tantric Love – A beautiful meeting of the yin and the yang!

Emissary of love – This emissary is the most original and the most natural one! He (she?) is relentless, tireless, and works in a team.

 

Opening up – it’s not a technical guide, but a poet’s understanding of how a flower opens up. It confirms the saying that the path of love begins from the heart.

 

Tender Love – This is an homage to DH Lawrence’s proposal of an ideal union of man and woman.

 

The Fifth Sense – while we talk about the 6th sense and the 7th sense, have we forgotten about the 5th?

 

Goddess and devotee – This is how man and woman should consummate their natural calling.

 

Old Furniture – this house is really old, contains old furniture ..

 

Moon out in the dark – sometimes the moon out in the dark keeps you company

 

Idylwood Park – a lovely little park just down the road.

 

Sounds of the Ocean – do you hear these sounds?

 

The outsider – He gets invited to various clubs, groups, activities. But he cannot become a member because he is an outsider.

 

Acceptance – There are junctures in life when convention urges you to stop and look back ..

 

The Right Question – what is the right question a loved one could ask?

 

Prism – Newton was right – there are indeed many colors in the white sunlight!

 

Daydream of a North-westerner – the problem of being in the other place

 

The Urban Man – he is so difficult to please!

 

The Inscrutable Why – a few “why” questions!

 

Traffic Jam – is it always bad?

 

Epiphany – a moment of discovery.

 

Meeting at the door – I am sure everyone has experience of such a meeting.

 

Darshan – In the world of digital love, a real darshan is all too precious.

 

Unwanted guest – It is not all that uncommon that you receive such an unwanted guest!

 

Hartman park – In early Spring, laying down on the fresh grass of this lovely park is a special experience.

 

Invitation: Who can refuse such a beautiful invitation?

 

Miscellaneous – miscellaneous collection of poems.

 

 

 

Marathi Stories

 

पुणे तिथे काय उणे!: According to citizens of Pune it is the most perfect place on Earth. Well, it could get even better according to this story.

अमेरिकेतली सत्यनारायण पूजा: God's mercy may arrive late but it surely does!

 

रूपालीतला एक पोरखेळ: Roopali is a popular hangout in Pune. This story of an unusual game some adults play is written with Roopali as the backdrop.

 

पुण्यातली एक संध्याकाळ: Happiness is usually just around the corner. But it takes a special evening to notice it.

 

अमिताचा संदेश: Amita was fortunate to meet the right man at the start of her journey.

 

लॉस एंजल्सविषयी थोडेसे: A snap-shot of LA as seen in 1989. Disclaimer: this is not a tourist guide!

 

 

 

Marathi Poems

 

दोनदाच – If you are afraid and doubtful you will miss out badly, because you only live twice (translation of the English song)

 

आधुनिक आईस – A modern-day male child scolding his mother.

 

बेभान - Translation of a Tagore poem.

 

उत्तर पत्रिका – Answer to a difficult question.

 

निष्ठुर सुंदरी – A heartless beauty.

 

विरहाचे सुख – Who says there is pain in separation!

 

जगण्याचे साहस – Adventures come at a cost, but they are worth it.

 

लावण्यवती – A beautiful woman!

 

 

 

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Last updated:7 December 2019

 

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