The Hate I Harbored

Time wasn’t on our side. Today, when it is too late, I convince myself thus. Maybe I wasn’t the right age to understand. Maybe you were too harsh that I suffered in vain. Maybe I comprehended you wrong. Maybe you misunderstood me much. I believed you knew what you were doing. Unleashing a world of…

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Never Better

the trams rush by and people crawl away the crowded streets feel suffocated a blast of smoke erupts from a bike’s rear end and the dried leaves  licking dust slither away under the scorching sun a desolate urchin  bored of neglect  huddles at the corner finds a glob of spittle  catch his interest and draws in…

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Childhood

A glimpse into the gone in the tales of yonder beyond the visage of newness there lies wonder curiosity freedom and impish glee such innocent bliss such poignant memories no place thus to be found no where thus seen ♥ Here’s to the child in each one of us! 👨 Happy Children’s day 👩 ~~~~~ Asha…

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Tangerine

When she got married, her mother spent sleepless nights. Oblivion engulfed her mornings, tea went cold each time, cups were returned to the kitchen counter, unbelievably from a tea-addict like her. ♥ Her favorite dishes, sweet and sour, left untouched for hours, begged to be devoured. Morsels cut down to halves, chewed painfully longer, without…

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When Dad turned 50…

As a kid, I loved to celebrate birthdays. The best part about them were – A week prior to the birthday, Dad would ask what I’d loved to do and he would get me a present around that. When I was 8 or so, I’d told him that I loved to read stories. So for my…

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Allow Me

What are you afraid of? What’s stopping you? Some pages are better torn off and some meant to be burnt. But don’t you stop me, baby, allow me to fix you back. ♥ Walk right by my side, I’ll heal those scars and take away the pain. Cast your reservations aside. Baby, open the door, allow…

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Is there a limit?

“Is there a limit?” asked my friend who I happened to meet over the weekend. At 27, she is expecting her second baby. We studied chemical science together. Missing lectures, attending practicals which were few and far spaced in the academic calendar, whiling away time in the college canteen, staying at each other’s places under…

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And I Think Of You…

Happiness is short-lived…so was my definition. Something I always believed. Until you made me see what Happiness really is. Happiness lies in little things not always in king-size dreams. You’d always say. And my definition changed. Not just for Happiness. But for my life too. And ever so gently, you gave life a new perspective.…

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Time of my Life!

Feels good to do absolutely nothing, isn’t it? Lying idle. Carefree. These days I’m so busy doing nothing. Tied up head to toe in idleness. The entire Christmas week I’ve been on leave from work. Christmas vacation. Winter break. How blissful! How fortunate! Some of you who are working are thinking. Some are feeling a…

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Reflections

Quite often, I wonder if life could be any better or worse than what it is right now.  Could it be any different than what it actually is? Perhaps, a little more happier. And what if it was gloomier? When I am absorbed deep in thoughts, I find myself running back in time, in my…

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Counting Minutes

It is difficult to forget those few moments when you are COUNTING MINUTES for something to happen, when you are waiting for something impatiently. All of us have encounters with numerous such moments when we are COUNTING MINUTES. Desperately waiting. Instances like these, When a husband is waiting outside a maternity ward…COUNTING MINUTES When a…

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My Little Sister

Time passes by ever so slowly before you even have the chance to notice just like a snake slithering through the grass noiseless. Time only leaves a mark in our minds in the form of memories. And that is all that remains. Time changes, things change and so do people. There is something I’ve wanted…

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Life is…

Life is a bucket of myriad experiences we encounter everyday. Infinite, innumerable moments. Some might stay in your memories forever, some might last just for a few seconds. Some might prove to be challenging, some might just be fun-provoking. Some accompanied with immense love. Some making dreams come true. Some carrying joy while some others…

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Self-Appraisal

  I read this short story today and would love to share it with you.     A little boy went to a telephone booth which was at the cash counter of a store & dialed a number. The store-Owner observed and listened to the  Conversation: Boy: “Lady, Can you give me the job of…

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Back again is the festive season of Ganesh Chaturthi. A much awaited carnival in India which is observed for eleven days with immense enthusiasm in the western region of the nation. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated as a tribute to Lord Ganesh (The Elephant God) with much fun and frolic for eleven days. People bring home…

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Super-Sweet Blogging Award

I accidentally lost one of my awards in the sea of comments. This was awarded to me close to a month ago from my friend Tapish. It was only recently that I realized it. I was stunned by how careless I can get. I delved into the endless stream of notifications and I skimmed, rummaged,…

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One Lovely Blog Award

Awards bring a cheerful feeling! Lights up the lives of those who receive it. Imparts happiness to you even if you’re not the one to receive it. There’s lots of smiles and a lot more cheering and a hell lot more a reason to celebrate. As Wikipedia says, An award is something given to a person…

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Hope

It’s been 25 years. 25 years now that I am associated with this word – HOPE. A really long time if you ask me. The other day after my 25th birthday my mum said “It’s hard to believe that you are now 25 years old.  Seems it was just yesterday when I and your father…

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The Lane Amidst Nature

Did this picture catch your attention? Did it provoke a thought in your mind? Before you start wondering why on earth would I want to share a random picture, let me tell you something? This is not just another image courtesy Google. It is an image courtesy Nokia C2-01, my mobile phone. I managed to…

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What are Resolutions?

“What are resolutions?” This question would occupy good amount of my time and would involve a good part of my brain when I was a kid. I didn’t seem to understand the term and would end up ruminating about it. I remember the year I stepped into my first grade at school. It was the…

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It Is Never Enough…

While relaxing for a moment today after finishing my latest project, I found myself thinking on various ways to work on the next assignment and a strange thought crossed my mind –  “Why is it never enough?” Look at it this way, after a week of working hard and finishing my task, I should ideally…

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