Archive May 2018

What to comprehend?

What to comprehend?

Bare hands and heavy hearts Dwell sacredly in every art The filth that you have woven inside Is living like weed in an empty mind Remember what is yours is untouched and shared many times in a Biblical rhyme There is more to you what you can even think of in the darkest times For

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Memories of a bygone era waft in with Ray’s Pather Panchali

It was Satyajit Ray’s birth anniversary on 2nd May. I thought I’d spend the day watching back-to-back Ray movies in his tribute. Since my husband and I are ardent Ray admirers, we have a collection of all his works—movies, documentaries, books, short stories, et al. As I sat down to make my selection, I found

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AUTUMN OF LIFE – Poem

THE STRIKING BREEZE UNFURLING THE LEAVES SO DRY THE TWISTY  TURNY TREE LIGHTER,BRIGHTER, DANCING WITH A HIGH. NOW THE OLD SHALL GO WITH NEW REPLACE. YEAR BY YEAR, THAT’S NATURE YEARN WHY?ON THE PAST  LAMENT WHEN BETTER, TOPICAL FUTURE. HOLDING HANDS,THE WRINKLED FACE A COUPLE SITTING BENEATH. “THOU  STAY HERE AND I SHALL GO IN

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Relationship

“Man is a social animal”. This is what we were told quite early in our school, which is very true. However many animals too are social and live under a relationship with each other in groups of family or herds but the only difference being is that human constantly “re – lays” his or her

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Mom: My Life Coach

As a kid, I was mostly quiet and not very expressive. A plethora of thoughts plagued my tender mind. However, thoughts never found words, and a lot remained unspoken. There was this one person, who genuinely wanted to listen to me, who was concerned about what was troubling me, who just wanted to ensure I

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A Vast Expanse

I uploaded a “Facebook Status” when I got back from Pangong Lake. It read “I was reminded the meaning of A Vast Expanse today “… And that’s when it struck me. How do they survive the winter? “ Julley” they old shop keeper under our guest house in Choglamsar said every time I went to

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Dream for Dawn!

Dream for Dawn!

Mother! Time to pen down my dream again, A dream! Beautiful and stretch of happy moments, A story telling dream, Story of courage; tale of sacrifice, A dream of a life, Your life! Part of your life shared with me, Until my dream gets broken, Unto my realization of truth, Truth of death that succor

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We are Family, We are together ?

  The treasure we adhere,  Love or vow we are together!!! In the shouts we sphere Screams or ice creams we are together!!! The count we strike up here,  Bumps or jumps we are together!!! The jeopardy!! we knock here, Tugs or turns we are together!!!! Vernacular vocals right here, Laugh or cry we are

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