Things gone by

I love writing prompts. Here I am going about my day, working, cleaning, teaching, cooking,  nagging, more working, more cleaning with not a single thought about writing anything. I open my mailbox and there’s a writing prompt and voila! for the next 30 minutes my humbug world of working, cleaning, cooking, teaching…… (ya! ya! I…

The drifter

Today I feel restless like there is somewhere else I need to  be my wandering feet will you take me Today I feel worthless like there is someone else  I hope to be my shifting heart will you show me Today I feel helpless like a rudderless dinghy in the vast rough sea my drifting …

Don’t put the Blame on me …

  my insides hurt they pain and cramp and ache and strain the memory of what you did I was six just  a child and I loved you wild with you I felt safe protected cared for. but that touch was that justified? this must be the way its done loving and caring and protecting….

Taking a walk down memory lane …..

I look at the clock. Its 7:35. “If we don’t leave home in 5 we will be late for school” I shout. The children come hurriedly. K tucking his t-shirt in his barely fitting shorts. “Need to get him a new pair”, I make a mental note to myself in the ever-growing “to do” list….

Parenting! At the traffic signal…

The tap  at the window makes me look away from the countdown of the clock at the traffic light. A woman dressed in a shabby saree has stuck her face to my windowpane. Seeing that she has caught my eye,   she makes a gesture to indicate that she wants some food. I look into her…

Travel theme : “night”

Night it comes slowly silently tiptoeing into my empty house stealthily it spreads its dark blanket over my heavy eyes it lies there forever it seems to my burdened mind. Enveloped in its thick  darkness I fervently wait  for dawn My friend ailsa at Where’s my backpack? runs this weekly challenge. though the challenge is…

A Question to the Moms and Dads of Blogosphere ……..

Many of you, who are parents will agree with me that there is so much to being a parent ,that it’s not always possible to do everything correctly. So, there is this little pat you give to yourself for getting something ‘right’. A mental kick for the times when you go wrong! Some days the…

oh! waning moon…

oh! waning moon riding the dark blue night As you journey through the starry sky Pray tell me – If my love  you can spy Maggie at haiku doodle is having a birthday bash.  The muse is “the moon”. Visit her here and leave her a little present :)

Weekly photo challenge : “Fleeting Moments”

For what is a traveller? If not A Collector of Fleeting Moments …. The photographs in this post were taken on our road trip to leh – Ladakh. this summer. This is the first cut, random shots , clicked through the window of our car……….. As most of you know, I barely know my way…

Weekly photo challenge : “Create”

One of the things that sets us humans apart from rest of the living beings is our immense capacity to create. It’s a drive,a desire, almost a need. We create when happy We create when inspired But most of all we create when in pain… And that’s how many masterpieces were born! So next time…