Believer

If you’re a believer, come in  Why should it matter  What you eat Where you live What clothes you wear How you tie your hair  How old you are Who your parents are What jobs they do How you cleanup after loo The colour of your skin The language you communicate in If you believe …

The Hate Tree – Weekly Photo Challenge : “Growth”

A life germinates hope is born undeserved criticism unfair, unjust labeling A seed planted prejudice,  exclusion bias,bigotry the tiny seedling GROWS to a mammoth tree of Hate that never blooms nor provides anyone, any shade This week’s challenge was “growth”. Growth, is such a positive word. It implies life, hope, a better future but growth…

Weekly Photo Challenge: “Blue”

Blue the most common color of all Blue the bottomless sea Blue the topless sky what are we but a speck in the horizons of its infinite hand Blue – maybe  the color of god his favorite color like a two year old he splurged it all over first dropping  an entire bottle to form…

Mr “Black” Tie.. I “see” you..

What is it that you’ve come to do Where do you intend to go You! in a blue suit, black tie Where are you heading to? Does someone wait for you fervently at home? Someone who cares for you? Does someone hold you tight at night? Does someone love you? Or is your life as…

Two shells of Coconut…

Two shells of coconut sat calmly side by side caressing, touching, loving, holding each other tight if the world were to end today one asked the other What would you wish to do? Nothing! the other replied Just… sit here next to you Two shells of coconut sat quietly by the beach gazing at the…

Ever lost someone you loved?

There was a point in time, when I believed I was jinxed. My grand-dad died 13 days before I was born, my mom when I was 6, my dad had to leave and settle abroad when I was 8. I thought why do I always lose the people I love? By the time  I turned…

“Time” – the healer

Is there a way? to fix broken hearts repair  trust relive dreams renew hope reaffirm faith replenish love retake decisions renew ties revive the passion reassess  choices remake the rules re-believe in promises review demands rediscover the joy forget  accusations regain innocence re-keep secrets wipe the slate rewrite the story resolve differences rescue relationships recover…

Ten things – I’d like to teach my daughter

One The world is a beautiful amazing place and our time in it too short. Make every day count! That includes the bad hair days, the “I feel like dump” days and the “my friends don’t love me” days! Do new things, believe your life is like a photo album, collect as many “photographs” as…

Ruminations of an Indian Bride…

In the darkness of the night , I look with confusion at my hennaed hands.. The deep red signifies.. Good luck, fertility or bloodied sighs.. My sisters and mom sleep next to me.. Their warm bodies and deep  breaths calm me.. But what will tomorrow bring? A new family to my door!  A new mummy…

sometimes

Sometimes concern is misunderstood Sometimes friendship is dishonored Sometimes words are not kept Sometimes feelings are not respected Sometimes favors are forgotten Sometimes truth is misconstrued Facts broken and bent to create an image a story that never was… Sometimes trust is broken Names maligned Reputations killed Because someone was not the person they promised…