Limerick #Peace

  Peace and war are very far Yet they entwine at par At one pace there can’t be both Leave war adopt peace take oath To make the world serene and humanity roar. © Ila Varma 29-07-2016 #PoetsForPeace Published in Praxis Magazine Online is pleased to present “Peace Poem, 2016″ Written for MINDANDLIFEMATTERS Advertisements


  They accepted her wholly Willingly acknowledged all her whims Dreams were linked Of all the people lonely. They gave in their more To call her own. She could not see through The love flowing in extremes. She drifted apart Cringing all the anticipations Deliquescing the dreams nurtured. Acceptance is in both ways One end cannot adhere. ©…

#If I Met A Ghost

  If I met a Ghost-  I will ask how life is at Mars, fed up with terrors on Earth. A quirky wacky line crossed my mind n I found LindaGHill One liner Wednesday appropriate to share.

“I always wanted to…”

Wants n desires never comes to an end and this crave pushes us further in life. Imagine a life without desire…it isn’t possible. An ambition to do something fruitful pulls out from the cocoon and the man starts searching to fulfil the aim. Every child faces this question, “What you want to become?” and this…

#Friendship Battered-One Liner

  We met after ages, lunged to embrace him, his bullets pierced me and  I could gaze a sly smile on his face. © Ila Varma 19-07-2016 Written for One Liner Wednesday

Wordle – 257

  The sudden spark of bombs Thumb triggering guns Chum stand numb Many succumb Life crumbles in nanoseconds Spilling bloods of shots Few are lucky to crack out Slick & Lock indoors The sudden thrum Leaves survivors estranged Settling fear & irk In their minds Forever. © Ila Varma 19-07-2016 Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #257  

Hope Lost

  After years, she held the knitting needle. This time, she was knitting for the baby, who was due to arrive in. She would be granny. She was ecstatic about it, gradually giving shape to her knitting skills in afternoons. “Mamma, I lost my baby. I slipped and the baby is gone.” Her daughter informed her over…

Inner Bursts

  Human enamoured his Pursuits Accomplishing heights of Success Lurched Tranquility. © Ila Varma 15-07-2016   The terror around fazed my mind n numerous queries burst out. Where we are reeling too, we achieved success in all fields but let down by own people. People tearing people and the enmity is alarming. Peace vanished from the…

Impossible – One Liner

  Politics & Politicians uses the word “Impossible” as “I AM POSSIBLE” and the possibility of impossibility does not stand in their context, they know the correct usage 🙂    By Ila Varma     #1linerWeds

Rain -You Bring Memories Back

  Rains brings loud memories back Which are buried in the stack Deliberately drenching in the rains Was our popular childhood games On charged had flimsy excuses in our sack. © Ila Varma 12-07-2016 Written for the Limerick Challenge Week 28 – Rain

Wednesday – Health Blues

  As the monsoon drips, health blues start showing up, I find my feet stuck which was freely swaying on the tune, still I am giving you a challenge, stay away from my way. #1linerWeds.    

Midweek Motif – Birthdays

  As the clock struck twelve Chorus of birthday songs Mellowed the air Sung by my family heroes My mother tip toed On my bed Embraced me in her arms Bathing me with her kisses Showering all her affection. My father’s fingers Playing on piano Tune of Happy Birthday. The whole house Illuminated with colourful…