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Usha Ramani
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Serendipity is my blog
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Cusp
You know what, I know it now! You are a cusp! He whispered into her ears She asked why in amazement Shades of two The thrill of being with two women at a time Both satiating him equally Like the Parijatha tree Symbolising Rukmini and Satyabhama alike. But D...

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Plaited hair - one sided Worn on the right side, tucked in the space behind the earlobes  Reaching way past the bust Hot afternoon breeze Strands of hair release themselves from the plaits Threatening to dance in the breeze Each time they were pulled back, ...

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Encore!
Reetigowlai, you've arrived unannounced - And so I demand a celebration I want to dwell on every 'swara' that forms you Every 'gamaka' used to describe you, makes me green in envy of the singer who sings you I want to see how you flow as a raaga My joy know...

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Nose
For what do they smell like? Smell, completes the ritual, Instilling a real-life feel to the virtual Do they smell of imported fragrance, Fresh tulsi, petrichor or the smell of food that lasts despite a good soap-wash? This mad smell is what they were dying...

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Kolam
Staircase leading to the kolam, pond Moss-laden, slippery Porus-bricks that looked like blocks of home-made mysurpa And then khadhar mundu The air threatening to assume the smells of  the yellow Sunlight detergent and the dark-pink Lifebuouy toilet soap A s...

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Pickle
Washed once, washed again, and again Until the conspicuously accumulated 'dirt' was removed Chopped, diced - in geometric shapes Triangle, square, rectangle, cube All shapes reflecting the soul of the main piece  Yet every new geometric form threatening to ...

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Brinjal
The rotund brinjal went to the kitchen With all the pride of an egotist. A firm green stem atop, And a matte-purple bottom, Resembling the sketch of humpty-dumpty. Ignorant about hitting its pyre It seethed with life, Displaying fullness. Soon- its heart, p...

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Brinjal
The rotund brinjal went to the kitchen With all the pride of an egotist. A firm green stem atop, And a matte-purple bottom, Resembling the sketch of humpty-dumpty. Ignorant about hitting its pyre It seethed with life, Displaying fullness. Soon- its heart, p...

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Cusp
You know what, I know it now! You are a cusp! He whispered into her ears She asked why in amazement Shades of two The thrill of being with two women at a time Both satiating him equally Like the Parijatha tree Symbolising Rukmini and Satyabhama alike. But D...
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