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The Plant at the Crossing

The Plant at the Crossing

At a crowded crossing I saw a brave new recruit to stem the environmental rot A tiny young plant transplanted in a metal cage took the exhaust of buses, trucks, cars and scooters full blast The rate of wilting will indicate pollution levels said a municipal official with a satisfied smile The Plant at the Crossing [Illustration by Shinod AP] Testing death on a plant is so much better In fact a “no-cost” option...

Little Blue Daisies

Little Blue Daisies

Little Blue Daisies [Illustration by Shinod AP] Little blue daisies in my flowerbed First came the ladybird red red red Fly away ladybird said the daisy blue Poor little ladybird flew flew flew Then came the grasshopper green green green He hid in the leaves not to be seen Hop away grasshopper, said the daisy blue Poor little grasshopper Went hop, hop hop Third came the bumblebee black black black...

Do You Like Fruits?

Do You Like Fruits?

Apples in the winter time Chikoos in the fall Mangoes in the summer time I like it best of all! Oranges and kinnows bright Sugar-cane so sweet Melons and the juicy grape All of them – a treat! Do You Like Fruits? [Illustration by Anup Singh] (C) Swapna Dutta

The Cat and the Cartoon

The Cat and the Cartoon

The mouse in the movie came out of the hole The cat watching the TV gave a low growl There were no more mice in the house She had seen to that Cartoons are so cruel, the tabby thought Why should they make me dream of the meals I no more have? The Cat and the Cartoon [Illustration by Shinod AP]

The Fleeting Deer

The Fleeting Deer

The deer runs fast With nimble feet By lucky chance You may just meet! Sweet deer, do pause Beneath the tree- Won’t you please Make friends with me? The Fleeting Deer [Illustration by Anup Singh]

Dog Dream

Dog Dream

The dog was spread out like a mat on the floor His tongue hanging out for water chilled and cool Dreaming of icy lands Made his mouth water The fly swooped down and made away with the drop! The dog’s learnt his lesson He’s become a smart guy He dreams lovely dreams With his mouth closed! Dog Dream [Illustration by Shinod AP]

Fluff, the Cat

Fluff, the Cat

Fluff, the cat is my own pet She’s cuddle-y and so soft She loves to feast on fish and milk And snooze upon the loft. Fluff is bright and really smart And so alert all day When she prowls around the house The mice just run away! Fluff, the Cat [Illustration by Anup Singh] (C) Swapna Dutta

Over in the Meadow

Over in the Meadow

Over in the meadow, In the sand, in the sun, Lived an old mother toad And her little toadie one. “Wink,” said the mother; “I wink,” said the one; So she winked and blinked In the sand, in the sun. Over in the meadow, Where the stream runs blue, Lived an old mother fish And her little fishes two. Over in the Meadow [Illustration by Anup Singh] “Swim,” said the mother;...

Rip my Puppy

Rip my Puppy

Rip my puppy is so smart He loves a bounce-y ball I love to see him run and jump And rush back at my call! I miss him so when I’m at school And Rip is far away He jumps with joy when I return And we rush off to play. Rip my Puppy [Illustration by Anup Singh] (C) Swapna Dutta

Work while You Work

Work while You Work

Work while you work, Play while you play; One thing each time, All that you do, Do with your might; Things done by halves Are not done right Work while You Work []

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