25/ 2017: Missing Pieces

It is in my greatest joys, that I miss your presence Those moments of chaotic noise When I can sense your laughter's absence. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: Whenever I get great news or am happy, I have a moment - just a moment, where my heart twinges and I miss the people who made me… Continue reading 25/ 2017: Missing Pieces

Free verse, Rhyming

21/2017: Placeholder

He sits beside me, gently laying kisses on the back of my hand, whispers loving words, his lips to my ear longing so clear in his eyes but to me, he is just occupying space keeping this heart from hurting in your absence and this body from going cold.. waiting, until you are ready to… Continue reading 21/2017: Placeholder


5/2017: She’s the Reason He and I are Friends

When your reason for being, is found in her joy, all the worries to which I cling, seem nothing but a cheap ploy. If all you want for her, is a life of endless dreams, then you have your answer, I will hold you in the highest esteem. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy


3/2017: Back to the Grind

Get up, move forward, just another day, can't stop to think, it will just get in the way. Keep up with the Joneses, you know what they say, "if you want happiness", you just have to pay. Hold on to your dreams, hold your fears at bay, telling yourself, life's a game we all play.… Continue reading 3/2017: Back to the Grind

Poems with Author's Note, Rhyming

Day 365: Unbreakable Ties

We are together in every moment, by my side, you may not stay, the heart does not see any distance, nor any debts to repay. Bound not rules of obligation, but strands formed from love and memories, and then further fortified by passion, a rope built with shared stories. Pull the cord as far as… Continue reading Day 365: Unbreakable Ties

Poems with Author's Note, Rhyming

Day 360: Joyful Sounds

A day of respite, from the troubles of yesterday, a moment with loved ones, to show how they brighten your way. It's the silence, that follows a thoughtful meal, the looks of contentment, that need no words of hurray. A warm laugh, followed by a loving touch, for jokes heard too often but that sound… Continue reading Day 360: Joyful Sounds

Poems with Author's Note, Rhyming

Day 357: Sisters by Love (Dharshi/Anni)

Weaving those family ties to keep connections strong she won't stand for lies, and turn a blind eye to wrongs. A fierce protector in a sari she guards those who are hers for her heart see the beauty of each of our true colours. She is the calm in the storm who willingly scarifies her… Continue reading Day 357: Sisters by Love (Dharshi/Anni)


Day 333: This Isn’t Bollywood

Time to dismantle all my expectations, of all the religiously acceptable quotients, set up to determine the marriable connections, sheilding all the wanton deceptions of culturally knighted princes' delusions. Telling princess to keep making exceptions, for the hero's many miscalculations, so that life is only filled with her frustrations. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy