Strings of Pearls!

When a charm is cast in the enchanting dark, the night leaves behind a bewitching mark. The morning flush unveils a bounty of delight, assorted sprinkling gems in the first rays of light. Strings of pearls though adorn a chosen few, For a moment in time the spider’s royalty too! – Narendra Nayak © 2018

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Owl’s Well That…

Owl of a sudden, down he swooped, giving out not a hoot, Owl he said was “Owl right there, care to share some fruit?” “By Owl means if Owl is fine, Owl be gone after a bite, I’m just Owl talk and no bite, meant not to give a fright.” For Owl I knew he … Continue reading Owl’s Well That…

The Colour Purple

These flowers remind me of an interesting story which takes me all the way to Hong Kong. The flag of this beautiful country bears an equally charming five-petalled flower of a native tree, Bauhinia blakeana, also known as the Hong Kong Orchid Tree (though it's not an orchid but actually a leguminous tree). The story … Continue reading The Colour Purple

Vigilante!

Our woods groves thickets all lie ransacked, trees where we roost so mercilessly hacked. Lakes brooks rivers creeks drained of life, we fail to fathom purpose for such strife. We foresee no recourse but to declare war, and seek vindication in deeds we abhor. No devouring insects to start off protests, no slaying rodents your … Continue reading Vigilante!