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SNIGDHA AGRAWAL

Published Author...EVOCATIVE RENDERINGS, TALES OF THE TWINS. TripAdvisor reviewer. Personal blog https://randomramblings52.wordpress.com, Mirakee writer. YQ quotes writer.

  Literary Colonel

Callousness

Drama Others

Overtaken by rage Brahmaputra river in spate Couldn't be contained Humans had defecated ...

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Full Moon

Abstract

Moon shone through The misty veil that fell After all...wars are Fought with equals.

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Truisms In Life

Abstract Drama

Sometimes she feels like a half Baked cake Pulled out of the oven before Alarm went off

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Quandary

Abstract Drama

I would be left with mango Juice dripping, a filled tummy But brain scraped off Of though...

1    102 0

Scatterbrained Poet

Abstract

Tried to unscramble the words, That stuck in the brain...

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Conscience Keeper

Others

Used face scrub, applied face mask, Mirror reflected facial black marks....

1    139 0

Fury Unleashed

Abstract Drama

Attack, bombard, pelt them With downpour, that would cripple Cities, towns, and villages, B...

1    196 0

Sweet And Salty

Abstract Drama

Now only rains are witness to my tears Don't want others to see my weak side Whenever there i...

1    291 0

He Gave The Slip

Drama Tragedy

He had chosen to Leave in our absence, to reduce Our pain of seeing him inert, frozen We we...

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Rain Hide And Seek Play

Others

This hide and seek game no one likes, Two-wheeler riders taken by surprise...

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Rain Accessories

Abstract Children Stories

No one likes Misty mornings Clouds grey floating Umbrellas, raincoats, essential items

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Rains Trigger Different Emotions

Abstract Drama

Rains to different people Evoke different emotions Happy, sad, romantic, Or a feeling of ...

1    0 0

Live Life On First Gear

Abstract

Risks I take without weighing The consequences, for living, cocooned Is no living at all, lik...

1    248 1

Rain Drenched Memories

Fantasy Others

The monsoon opens up floodgates of childhood memories, of hot and spicy pakoras served with tea, of ...

1    3 0

Runaway Closed

Abstract Drama

Why doesn't life give a second chance Retrace, undo, dig into the past, Excavate black chunks ...

1    214 0

Love But Don't Fall In Love

Abstract Drama

A man who had mastered the art of Detachment A man who believed in life there should be no ...

1    305 0

Facebook Smiles (Prose Poetry)

Drama

Don't get mislead by pictures of the 'Happy Family' posted of three generations on Facebook status. ...

1    250 1

Best Life Phase

Others

Some say childhood is the best place to stay Agree to some extent Recall wanting to hurdle to ...

1    262 0

Wish List

Children Stories Drama Inspirational

She looked up with troubled eyes Wondering what to ask from Santa this time. Barbie doll, Kitc...

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Separation Pangs

Drama

The anxiety of parents on their child's first day at school

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Who Are You?

Abstract Drama

I've given up this chase, this madness I've accepted rejection, filled with sadness I'll learn...

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Life's Highway

Drama

Headlights had already been smashed, Felt weighed down and crushed...

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Memories Unfaded

Drama Romance

Four decades together; Nothing has changed, Except we've aged. Happy-go-lucky couple We...

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Retirement

Drama

Retirement my friend Is in enjoying what Pleases you most May run concurrently With re...

1    21 0

Upbeat

Abstract

Cottages on stilts, On terraced hills...

1    21 0

Bungalow No.9

Drama

Half a century later Found the house Still stands Dilapidated Forlorn Abandoned

1    21 1

Love Has No Price Tag

Drama

I don't blame him for not remembering, He was just three. Understand childhood amnesia can't hel...

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Empathy

Abstract

My coffers are empty, Have nothing to share....

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Phulwama Dilemma

Others

Happiness writ large on their faces, On their way back from vacation...

1    1 0

My Fence

Abstract

It is about a mother who passed away due to the husband's abuse and her child now is missing the com...

1    0 0

True Mettle

Abstract

This poem is about treating women equally and not to underestimate the power of women

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Shallow Waters

Drama Others

She sat by herself on the train, Dressed in khadi saree plain, Minding her own business, Ob...

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My Roots

Abstract Children Stories Others

Want to drink from nature's cup Brimming with unspoiled love Come jump onto my buggy I'll s...

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Rustic Scenes

Abstract

Unnoticed behind the mango tree I wait for the village Belles Anklets on feet rings on toes ...

1    4 1

Dreamy Eyed

Drama

Shattered, I picked up her remains, buried Them, in a safe place There was no turning back for...

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O Sailor

Romance

O sailor... I'll wait on the shores expectantly, Eyes fixed on the distant horizon, going craz...

1    203 0

Is It Worthwhile?

Abstract

This poem is about a person wondering if it is worth to be a parent

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Stuck In Rut

Abstract

...And some say this old coot deserves her Plights, clinging into past left behind

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Surfeit Of Love

Abstract

Till my soul whispered In my ears... 'You have enjoyed every Facet of love, from childhood...

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Love Note

Drama

In his heart, he carried a huge burden 'Dear Mam...I'm afraid to speak in class I have a stamm...

1    234 1

Ink Challenge

Abstract

Ink absorber Pen lover Nib breaker

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Soul Says

Abstract Inspirational

Never give up soul asserts Though critics aplenty Will punch holes in your work Punch them ...

1    23 1

Oneness

Abstract

It was the willingness to accept each other With all perfections and imperfections Result ad...

1    2 0

Me Indian!

Others

My heart swells with pride When I see the tricolour fly Saffron, white, green, chakra inside ...

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Proud To Be Indian

Others

Divisive forces serve, To alienate even nations. Playing on people's sentiments. 'Punjabi'...

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Secret Rendezvous

Drama Romance

Friends we were from school days Lovers became along the way Promised adulthood would wed F...

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Sensuous

Romance

Pity missed out as we tried again and again, Exploring each other, fine tuning love game, Like...

2    137 0

Killing Me Softly

Romance

Killing me softly, O so softly With your tender touch Feather soft caresses Awakening my s...

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Love Can Make Miracles

Inspirational

Just like the lotus that grows, In ponds clogged with grime...

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Botched Up World

Abstract Drama

And when the tables turn against you in life:- You rant and rave like a child You seek attenti...

1    296 0

Delusion (Prose Poetry)

Drama

There were nights when he rocked you to sleep, put ice packs on your forehead to bring down your fev...

1    171 0

Dug My Grave

Abstract

This poem is about a daughter feeling sad and guilty for leaving her mother at a nursing home

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Compass Of Life

Fantasy Inspirational

"Child I was merely Testing your strength... Come into my parlour and join the rest...

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Proud Indian

Drama Others

I will not be persuaded to cast my vote For a bottle of liquor, or a pressure cooker Nor for a...

1    3 0

Games We Play

Abstract

This poem is about a person sharing his lifetime experiences like travelling, reaching peaks and mee...

1    47 1

Drag Queen

Others

They call me names, quirky, drag queen Stare at me like I'm not a human being A freak of socie...

1    42 0

Shadows Of Past (Prose Poetry)

Drama Tragedy

What happens when the door bell rings; and you find standing outside the screen, an old man, frail a...

3    22 1

Star Wars

Drama Tragedy

Six months later a telegram arrived stating all the men in his platoon standing in a line of f...

1    22 0

Wisdom

Abstract

This is a conversation between a rose and a bud

1    43 0

Blame Game

Drama

Love flew out of the window, lover left the scene, Searching for new avenues to prove his virilit...

1    0 0

Adapting

Inspirational

It is best to keep pace with change,

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Keys

Drama

He possessed the keys to my heart entered to crush; break me apart, through keyhole

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Please Wait

Drama

Time please wait, have... So much to say...

1    22 0

Ghost Town

Drama Tragedy Others

Perhaps an epidemic of huge proportions had wiped the population clean from the face of th...

1    276 18

Tug Of War With Time

Inspirational

Never mess with time. Never procrastinate. Catch the bull by its horn...

1    25 0

Wrath

Drama

Nothing can hide the lust in his eyes, Drops them like hot bricks once satisfied...

1    22 0

Punched Scoreboard

Abstract

This poem is about a mother trying to get custody of her children

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Reading Hands

Abstract Fantasy

A poem about a man reading hands on the river Ganges.

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War Of Words

Inspirational

The war of words will not fade

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Checkmated

Abstract

Life Has dealt Me with cards Some good some bad But good outweighs bad

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OKAY

Others

It's Okay... to take the good and bad in equal stride, thus grow as individuals more wise,

1    1 0

TIMED OUT

Drama

his clock on side table had stopped five minutes to midnight. In his will had given me al...

1    41 1

MOTHER'S ALL FACE

Drama

She suckled, pulled, tugged at my breasts didn't know when to stop, vomited and when milk ran ...

1    62 1

Sow As You Shall Reap

Abstract

Sow As You Shall Reap - Mother leaving her three years old

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CRYSTAL GAZING ... GRANDCHILDREN

Abstract

I see her with sable brown hair Silky sheet blowing in the air Framing her beautiful face squa...

1    134 11

Three Besties

Children Stories Drama

Left home brushed and scrubbed, Three besties supposedly in a rush...

1    2 0

LOVE MISCONSTRUED

Abstract

'Why this sullen face?'...she asked 'You betrayed me my love Sent me flying kisses across the...

1    22 0

MR BOTTLEWALLA

Abstract

ontinues all day through Drunkenly stepping on toes Scotch, Gin, Vodka, Mugs of beer All br...

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MISTER SHOW OFF

Children Stories

Mister Toad is fetish about cleanliness but always gets himself into a bad mess

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Iron Man

Abstract Fantasy

The poem shows about the alien.

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PLANET AT STAKE

Others

I do not qualify as an achiever in any single field, art or literature nor have student fan fo...

1    47 1

HER

Drama

Every time I wear her Kanjeevaram saree, recall how she'd struggle to make the pleats

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ELEMENTS

Abstract

Breezed into my life stirred up latent emotions created a vacuum when he left for no reason

1    4 1

NO WORDS NEEDED

Abstract Others

Under quilt of Jasmine she laid rosary wrapped around hands folded Jasmine had bloomed in abun...

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DREAM HERO

Drama

Never knew, nor bothered, what future held, tied the knot took the seven steps, to love and ch...

1    41 0

POET EXTRAORDINAIRE

Drama

They say Poets are the best change agents. Agents who get under the skin of subjects. Subjects...

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DOUBLE STANDARDS

Drama

Be honest... you too wanted to taste love's depths you too wanted to experience throes...

1    264 36

PRECIOUS GIFT

Drama

He mimics his parents, makes us smile He walks with the handset all the while

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THESE HANDS

Others

These hands were meant for writing and writing shall continue One of these days these hands

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CHANGE OF GUARD

Others

As our bodies bend with age, feel the loss of our pillar of strength, gone eleven years, leavi...

2    1 1

UNTOUCHED

Drama Others

Take me to those distant lands inhabited by simple folks devoid of pretentious, corrupt souls

1    5 1

Always Upbeat

Tragedy Inspirational

This poem shows how birds nest destroyed and they had to rebuild.

1    2 1

SOCIAL MALADIES

Drama

Hidden behind bamboo screen she stands still Clad in saree, on her forehead bindi

1    23 1

Sunset Of Life

Abstract

The poem shows how one wants to revive oneself from exhaustion.

1    22 0

HANGING ON

Drama Tragedy

Little over a decade, since she left Folding her wings, leaving me bereft Her belongings still...

1    1 0

Aboltabol (Nonsense poetry)

Comedy Others

This poem shows a fancy world of animals.

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Burglar

Drama

The poem shows how a burglar gets caught.

1    23 0

World peace

Others

Urge nations to quit stacking nuclear weapons so no threats are perceived and doubts in min...

1    21 0

LOVE PENDANT

Drama

I was that pendant you hung around your neck

1    1 0

Drama Queen

Fantasy

This poem expresses her as a drama Queen.

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CLINGERS

Others

And time has come to make a clean break step down from the high saddle allow others to hold th...

1    22 2

HEART'S LEASE

Drama Romance

You leased your heart to me I was a merely a tenant living peacefully, paying rent

1    49 1

WHY IS IT?

Drama

On cold winter nights smelling of vicks vaporub and naphthalene or the card in cursive handwr...

1    13 1

Summer Woes

Others

Summer is here again, Water is so scarce ...

1    10 1

Spinning Wheel

Abstract

Bridal gown that never was worn

1    5 1

Time Versus Passion

Abstract

My passion to write Always makes demands on time

1    49 1

How Many Times

Others

How many times....

1    3 0

Spring Recedes

Abstract Children

If only Spring could hang on a little longer To summer would it really matter?

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REMINISCENCE

Abstract Tragedy

Her clothes still hang in the closet I open; her smell wafts into my face As I run my fingers on e...

1    7 1

Santhal Village (Haibun poem)

Abstract Others

Crushed sugar cane juice best thirst quencher in summer craved for a tumbler

1    27 1

Festival Of Colours

Drama Fantasy

This poem is about the festival of colors, Holi.

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Ordinary Being

Others

So when I'm gone Do not dear grieve On the contrary Rejoice an ordinary

1    65 3

Ether Bottled

Classics

Her emotions crushed and pasted, True she remains an ice maiden.

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Wake Up O Woman

Inspirational

Shut down your wombs, And see what happens.

1    205 13

Wake Up O Woman

Inspirational

Wake up O woman, Grab today by its neck...

1    295 41

SHE HAS ARRIVED

Fantasy

And since then she's been unstoppable scaling new heights making her presence felt no more piece...

1    315 31

She Has Arrived

Inspirational

Rain washed away, Chalk boundary lines...

1    232 35

Painted And Dented

Inspirational

Paint me whatever colour you wish, Black, grey, something in between...

1    6 0

Solitary Beings

Others

They will grow up as solitary beings...

1    33 1

Emotions Run Amok

Children Drama Others

No bricks, no cement, just sheets of tin Made up the walls, covered with tarpaulin

1    273 29

Surreal

Drama

Felt a chill run up my spine My wish would surely come true tonight

1    65 3

Winter Of Life

Tragedy

The leftover winter has frozen the parts of heart chambers, Waiting to see if spring may thaw and...

1    6 0

What Is Poetry

Abstract Children

Poetry just comes so naturally Naturally as flow of streams

1    107 5

New Age Elderly Woman

Inspirational

Who are you millennials to confine, her within "Lakshman Rekha" you drew

1    28 1

Haiku

Others

Made up of cherry blossoms, Candy floss on ground.

1    275 8

Reminiscence

Romance Tragedy

But they know not, in this personal space, I reminiscence; walk into memory lanes.

1    30 1

Verses To A Daughter

Children Others

Time is running out for us, So we are in a rush to see, You reach the zenith of success.

1    102 4

Fortifications

Others

Right there standing, On the paved pathway...

1    27 1

Insulated

Abstract Others

Sunset looking dismal, Sympathizing at the, Defeat I now faced!

1    24 1

First Crush

Romance

The teen age revealed with full of love flashes and expectations of romance in every nerve, the firs...

1    66 3

Perception

Drama Others

Are deeply embedded, To the bedrock of Her Indianness!

1    43 1

Storm In A Teacup

Abstract Drama Others

Stripped of its supreme dignity, Cup told saucer 'you cease to exist'.

1    250 4

Shakti

Others Tragedy

And then returning to raping and killing HER embodiment, That in every woman lives in the core of he...

1    179 50

My Valentine

Others

Watched from behind, The old oak tree..

1    83 4

Paper Packets

Drama

'Guess what!' she exclaimed..

1    47 2

Paused

Abstract Children

Today I'd like to hit the pause button Forever stay in this stage frozen

1    45 2

Euphoria Dampened

Romance

His love always tasted, Like a glass of mulled wine...

1    44 2

Tomorrow Will Not Come

Abstract

Lay spreadeagled overpowered...

1    206 13

Separation Pangs

Others Romance

There's a tightness in my chest Cannot explain the pain Ruled out arrhythmia Ruled out indigestio...

1    22 1

Dissected

Abstract Children

Once again prepped up To go under the knife Each layer pried open To reach where it lies

1    36 2

Untouched

Drama Others

And she lies under the old oak tree Still reminiscing about memories A childhood spent escaping fr...

1    79 2