Month: September 2012

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De-mystifying life

This post is a part of Write Over the Weekend, an initiative for Indian Bloggers by BlogAdda  ‘I wish someone told me…… Why pigs don’t fly Why onions make you cry Why broken hearts never heal Why watched kettles don’t boil Why taxis never go where you want them to go I wish someone told …

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Goodbye Ganesha

This granite milestone marking 3 miles from St. Thomas’ Cathedral in the heart of what one can easily now call Old Mumbai ,(since Navi Mumbai  sits right across the harbour!) is normally hidden from view by the vegetable sellers who have acquired rights to squat on the pavement to sell their wares. Alas! so used are …

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Enjoy the sky

My early morning pale blue sky With wispy clouds floating by A hint of pink  pale golden light Tender and warm luminosity. Wisps of smoke and dark grey cloud Disturb this calm tranquility. The ugly crane  atop the pile  of bricks and concrete and steel piles  insidiously climbing high to block the sunlight from my life But …

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Something Different

Something was different I thought, as I entered the room even thought it seemed the same as always. The green walls faded now to a dull dusty indeterminate colour breaking out into angry blisters, the flowered curtains  drawn together to keep away the morning sun , the  once brilliant red Persian carpet worn threadbare with …

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I Love you 5

She ran to her with hands outstretched And grabbed her mother’s hand. Looking up she shyly said I love you 5 Mama. Is that all? the mother asked The child, she shook her head. But that’s my whole hand she said And that was all her world. Then she learnt to count to 100 And …

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Living for yourself alone

You live only once. Live life on your terms. All that really matters is what YOU  really feel. If you live for you and I live for me Do I really love you? and do you really love me? And do I really love you Or do I love only me? Do I really live …