A black and white doodle of a lizard

I crawl and tiptoe as I watch you weep,

you lie on your couch with a wound so deep.

I inch closer to pacify your grief,

seeing me, you screeched a ghastly shrill that made me freak.

Worriedly I ran up towards the roof,

you came with a pillow and hushed me with a poof.

Drained with constant efforts, you sit back and hurl a grin,

swiftly I hide in my hole wondering was my concern actually a sin?  


25 Comments Add yours

  1. Just wow, Roopa loved the doodle and the verses. For the first time in my life I found a lizard so cute 😉😉

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    1. Ha-ha…really, Radhika? 😀
      I feel so glad to read your comment. Thanks a lot for appreciating the post! 🙂

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    2. prinxy says:

      😀😀😀😀… Haha…

      Liked by 2 people

    1. Thank you, Sudershana! 🙂


  2. Perspective redefined!!☺👍 Thanks for this..☺

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    1. Thank you so much, Vivek! 🙂

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  3. That is such an intricate doodle & an intriguing poem:)

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    1. Thank you, Divya for liking both – the poem and the doodle! 🙂

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  4. randyjw says:

    Love your lizard. Sad-bittersweet poem, but it’s an excellent description of an issue in relations, and a vivid “slice-of-life” moment relayed. So, it’s always hard to think that people would construe identifying with a good poem as “liking” even harsh or hard-to-hear subjects. But, yeah, the poem is excellent, especially because of that. Great on both visuals and subject “matter”. Symbolism, with the lizard, too, can be added in for a different dimension. I like it all. Great going!

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    1. I’m so glad that someone could understand the allegory and motive behind the poem. Hence, a big thank you for appreciating it! 🙂


  5. randyjw says:

    Big Hugs, Roopa! ❤

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    1. A tight hug right back to you! ❤


  6. This poem goes deep …love the rhythm!

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    1. Thanks. I’m glad that you like it! 🙂

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  7. Beautiful!!! Luv the meaning behind the poem ❤ and (I can't help but add,) the lizard isSO CUTE!!!!! Thanks for posting!! ❤ 🙂

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    1. Thank you so much for appreciating the poem and the doodle! ❤

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  8. Josh says:

    Wa!, Talent 🙂 Keep sharing ** Bit scary **

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    1. Ha-ha, *a lot scarier than what you’re thinking it to be!*
      Thanks for still liking it, Josh! 🙂

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  9. paintdigi says:

    Good posts, beautiful blog.
    Welcome to see my creations:

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    1. Thanks a ton! 🙂
      Will visit your blog too.

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      1. paintdigi says:

        You’r welcome 🍁 🍁

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  10. prinxy says:

    Lovely lines and rhythm…
    ❤💙💚💛💜 it

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