-Roshni Rajshekhar Nair



Take a peep inside my damaged soul, I know you think it shines like gold. Look into these eyes, Riddle me this, Solve my delusions with your kiss. Trapped inside, Teach me how to love, For I need to learn to rise above. This ladder of life, that I need to climb Show me, for... Continue Reading →

To breathe life into my Soul

Like a parasite, she crawled beneath my skin, Into my life, the demon in her dancing, With the angels of my existence, Meddling, Trembling, Suffocating, Clenching her fingers, She pulled me closer, To breathe life into my soul.   -Roshni Rajshekhar Nair


Love, I'd love to be in love with you. But I do, I do dream to be with someone else too. Curse me, for in this room, here, I only think of you But believe me, I say, We are meant to be Two. -Roshni Rajshekhar Nair

Life #7

And I loved, like I've never loved before And I lived, like I've never lived before And I was, my being, like I've never seen To love myself, Was to love indeed.   -Roshni Rajshekhar Nair


Crazy, stupid, ugly, Love I am knackered by your conundrum. Stop. I'm not yet ready. Inconsistent. I like being Empty. -Roshni Rajshekhar Nair

Sonnet 1: Time, a Plaque

Where the sun shape-shifted, dusk awaited, I felt that shadowy beast prey the light, Wolves, sang lullaby, as the day ended, The hourglass flipped once again with that night Next morning the season changed, trees, barren, Love shattered, the River, cold, Him, faded Pale skin, his body decayed, a siren. The greedy time arbitrarily pleased,... Continue Reading →

That Indian Summer -NaPoWriMo 8

Day 8 of NaPoWriMo and today's Prompt¬†is to write a poem that relies on repetition. It can be repetition of a phrase, or just a word.   Bitter cold, something blue, left the world pale, Yet my heart melted, melted like in an Indian Summer. Left us helpless, lips tied down, the winter hues, Reminded... Continue Reading →

Thames, mine Always.

Day 5 and the prompt for Day Five- write a poem that is based in the natural world: it could be about a particular plant, animal, or a particular landscape. But it should be about a slice of the natural world that you have personally experienced and optimally, one that you have experienced often. We... Continue Reading →

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