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Shailimar Times

Grab that cuppa and get set to read the news. Yes, this is a newspaper of sorts but just news  it is not. Happenings of last week that made us all sit up and take notice, come back to us but with a twist. A poetic twist. The news in verse. All set for it? Every Sunday morning, watch out for the Shailimar Times, brought to you by Shail Raghuvanshi.

SHAILIMAR TIMES

THE NEWS THIS WEEK
SOME CHIC, SOME BLEAK!

The Week of 1st-6th August

Harry Potter sets Indian cities ablaze
as new book by Rowling
bitten, chewed and munched
by innumerable gobblers
nay fans
with magic wand in hand.
Care for a magic spell?

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Selfie taking man
slips
off the cliff.
Very little
between the cup and the lip.
Selfie takers, beware of the slip.

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Bollywood film maker
jailed for rape.
Despite it all
star struck youngsters
drool, gawk and gape
pining
for that one touch with reel.

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One man’s food
another man’s poison.
“Our terrorists
cannot be your martyrs”
did the Minister state
skipping his luncheon date.

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And you thought
Earth was special?
20 earth like planets
discovered, posing
competition threat
to man’s earth.
Real estate brokers’ ears and eyes
perk up to update
planet visa passports if any.
New earths are here
to rock the world!

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