Archu From The Archive, Personal, Poems

Cluny 2001 – Bangalore Reunion

2014 it is. 2001 it was. The 13 years in between, Seems to have quickly passed. Childhood memories are sweet, Innocent and close to heart. Combine it with Cluny schooldays, That’s the fun part! As young naïve teenagers, We crossed Cluny gates. To explore the world outside. And drifted in separate ways. Gayathri started the message thread, For Cluny Bangalore…

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Archu From The Archive, Poems, Tamil

Poetic Past

I’ve treasured memories through diaries, papers, pictures and what not and keep re-visiting them every once in a while. To relive happy times and re-learn from the mistakes, as a reminder to renew ambitions and aspirations. That’s how I came upon this today. What struck me the most was how my flair for writing in Tamil has almost come to…

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Archu From The Archive, Personal, Poems

Happy Birthday Akhil

Four months of marriage,Life was a mirage,We were still on our honeymoon.Little did we know,The consequences though,I had conceived all too soon. Shocked and surprised,Happy and rejoiced,I panicked about pregnancy!With no water retention,No swollen condition,My baby took care of me. The due date came,But the baby remained,So intact within my tummy.The doctor put a knife,And brought him to life,There I…

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Archu From The Archive, Personal, Poems

Word Play

A woman of few words. That’s what I am attempting in this post. For someone who is used to writing page length narration on simple things, lamenting on the happenings of life for the last two years in a couple of words is a challenge. I’m trying to rise up to it, not to prove vocabulary excellence or poetic prudence,…

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