The House Rules


Dear Baby No.2, This is not an “I-love-you” letter, because I am sure even foetuses hate too much emotion (Gimme a break, Mom!) This is a “Let’s-get-acquainted-with-your-family-and-home” letter. First, let me explain the House Rules. You’re lucky you chose this home, cos there’s only one rule here. Which is we all love each other. Simple.…

The Facebook Poem


This is my first attempt at poetry, in the last 20 years or so. The last time I wrote a poem, it had an interesting vocabulary of ‘rat’, ‘cat’ and ‘mat’ in it and each sentence had been painfully, but meaninglessly rhymed. This effort is a reciprocation for a burst of such similar creativity from…