SIMPLY SHOBANA

The Centrefold of Beauty

There are days when I gaze, at these gentle flowers, So consuming in their colors and fragility. It becomes the centrefold of beauty. —— She once stood on a rock, Uplifted by its strength, Even through her blistered… Read More

Sunset’s Silhouette

I knew not the beauty of a beholder, Until one day, I met him in the throes of the skies’ remarkable eminence. He stood as did I, between the Sun and the Sea, Our love, Immersed in a… Read More

Or, what of poetry?

Or, what of poetry? he once asked, Well, I said twirling around on the Sun kissed sands, It takes me to that faraway place, One where, there is peaceful bliss, an enchantment of beauty, where the weight of… Read More

When You Leave A Mark In This World

Everyone is entitled to their own way of living. If due respect is given, there wouldn’t be an issue that cannot be settled amicably. Religion is a choice, it is not something that is to be forced upon. I believe in doing good. That is religion enough for me!

This Illusion

I dreamed of roses, The picture in my mind,So exquisite, That it creates, An illusion. This illusion; It is found somewhere deep within, In pockets that hold love, So intricately, So intensely, It creates, An illusion. This illusion;It… Read More

GODDESS OF SONG

THEME: UN RÊVE D’AMOUR (A DREAM OF LOVE) The winning poem published in the Enchanted Conversation Magazine, February 2018 edition. It is the exquisite enchantment of finding love in the most unlikely of place. Sometimes its presence whispered… Read More

If

Far Too Late I Realized That Another day And Another Time Was Yesterday…

Once when there was life in me, I took it for granted, I waited far too long, thinking I had time, Maybe to say “I Love You” or just to be around, To light up someone’s life and… Read More

THE LONG ROAD

At first glance, it seemed easy, I, the traveler on a weary road to perhaps fame, I tamed my mind to think in ways one would want to impress, But like a toddler taking baby steps, I fall,… Read More