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The Cool Cat

Jagan was not the coolest cat in town, he was humble enough to admit But his intelligence was second to none, as was his wit And so, since the day he learnt how to calculate 2+2 Jagan decided that for … Continue reading

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The Spiked Drink

I should have slept like a baby through the night But I kept tossing & turning, my heart galloping with fright For though, in the brightness of the day, it might seem too far-fetched to think I was sure that … Continue reading

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The Camera Thief (With a bicycle thrown in for the mandatory hat-tip)

The Indian couple going shutter-happy at the pretty little bridge on the raging river Had no idea of the calamitous chain of events that their innocuous photo-session was about to trigger They had eyes only for each other, and for … Continue reading

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No Parking!

At first glance, the lovely Arctic town symbolized perfection Rambling streets, cute churches, musical hills, nothing required any correction Visitors to the town saw its beauty, and were awe-struck, their jaws open wide But what they did not realize was … Continue reading

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The Shoe King

He had always loved cycling around his pretty little town With the sea breeze so violent that it sometimes blew away his crown For, you see, Karl was the king of Honningsvag, small as it may be And owned every … Continue reading

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An Ode to the Library

We entered the extremely cute cafe, and saw a mysterious sign over the warm hearth It told a tale of ancient history, when humans were slaves, and aliens ruled the earth They were an advanced race, technologically, and due to … Continue reading

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The Lonely Hut

I hate winters, cried out the cute wooden hut in despair My joints get frozen, screws unscrewed, and not a soul around to repair As it is, even in the best of times, I struggle to find good company and … Continue reading

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The Road to North Pole

Once upon a time, in the northernmost town in the world We arrived upon a lonely road, eerily twisted, curved and curled It was a sight that touched the very core of our soul What if, we thought, this road … Continue reading

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The Perilous Polar Bear

Walking jauntily towards Longyearbyen town center in Svalbard We finally encountered the magnificent beast for whom we’d been looking so hard He was huge, and ferocious, teeth bared as if he would rip us apart with just his jaws And … Continue reading

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The Snow Cat

I was waiting for him, with the proverbial bated breath And he unsuspectingly kept moving towards almost certain death My claws were unsheathed, and sharpened to a point So near, and he still didn’t see me, like he’d just smoked … Continue reading

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