Where’s the perfect child in this world? Every mother has him or her Why waste time wondering whether someone else is better Enjoy their babbles, the mess on the floor silly games and scribbles on the walls Answer their whys and Let them play with numerous falls These will forever be unique As they create… Read More Where’s the perfect child in this world?
Thirty two pieces and sixty four squares You can see it at play everywhere From politics to work and families or love Everyone wants to be the king above That’s the reason for the worlds strife Winning the game of pawns but forgetting life
Photography was my hobby. My husband and I were going to a solo exhibition in town. The eternity band on my finger had bound us together over a decade of struggle. The camera had taken a back seat as I juggled my roles as a daughter, wife, mother and career woman. It had returned when… Read More There’s more to me…
We had a secret that no one had discovered. Was it time for full disclosure? I was unsure how everyone would react? Would they say we gave into temptation? Would they call it lack of willpower? Could immaturity be an excuse? What example were we setting in front of our children? The story even had… Read More Our hidden secret!
Ten years ago, the city had been under siege. Blood-thirsty rioting gangs brandishing knives and swords were roaming with impunity seeking out anyone who was not of their religion. We heard a knock on our doors. On opening, the mob leader stepped in accusing us of sheltering the “other community”. A search of our house… Read More Humanity vs. Religion
Here a list of things our dear husbands often say. But don’t take them at face value since there’s always something more between the lines. Oh! it’s a chick flick, I’m not really interested Chick flick eh? I’ll pretend not to like it though I’m secretly hoping you will drag me along to watch it!… Read More What hubbies say and what they actually mean!
Aruna was inconsolable. The doctor was explaining what went wrong. She however, did not hear him. Her ears echoed only with the imaginary cries of her stillborn baby. Raghav, her husband looked on helplessly. He could not muster the courage of telling her what the doctors had told him. Aruna could never bear children again.… Read More A magic touch…
Arti, a single parent, was now looking for a companion to share responsibilities with and combat her loneliness. She parked her car. The rain had stopped and the moon was out in its glory. She could see in the window, her favourite flower in the vase . Amit, her high school friend often helped out… Read More The proposal!
Anu had loved Raj since she was seven.He was her friend’s older brother and she had a huge crush on him. He had always treated her like a kid. It was only recently she realised he loved her equally. Their parents had agreed despite reservations on an inter-caste marriage. Today was the wedding and there… Read More Just married!
Imagine a loud social Punjabi girl falling in love with a docile introverted Tamilian boy. This was the story of our marriage but it surprisingly didn’t have the “2 states” drama like Chetan Bhagat’s novel. The families readily agreed to the alliance and it was sealed with a lavish Punjabi wedding in Delhi. As they… Read More Delhi tadka on Chennai dosa