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When it rains #WordsMatter

“Sssh, go back to sleep,” Bheema shushed the baby in the middle of the night. It was hot and humid and she felt equally uncomfortable squashed between the children. She was wondering when it would rain. “Aji, it’s hot,” whined...

Life’s lessons 10

Life’s lessons

  We never really learn until we truly learn. We always make the same mistakes: again and again We see ourselves standing on a precipice Yet we make the jump Only to break our bones To get up To climb up And...

Summer Calls 10

Summer Calls

Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo, Coo ooo ooo – each rising an octave higher, the screechy koel rouses me from a sweaty, restless slumber. Awash with light at 5 a.m.,my room is bright, the sun already...

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Childhood memories: Kick the Can

From today Ms. Papaya and Little Po will be home for the summer. Three months of bliss till they go to big school. A large part of their time will be spent at home or down in the garden. They...

April’s Fool – Reality is mere Perception 6

April’s Fool – Reality is mere Perception

This Western tradition of playing pranks and jokes on unsuspecting people on the 1st of April is known as April Fool’s Day. Sometimes the jokes are really funny while at times they can go really wrong. But this is one...

Purple Passion # TellTaleThursday 10

Purple Passion # TellTaleThursday

Paris or Venice ? It was a toss up between the two. Shreya wanted to go to Paris as it was the city of love while Vicky wanted to go to Venice. He fell in love with the city after...

The Plane #FridayFotoFiction 8

The Plane #FridayFotoFiction

Zahan and Kayan loved playing on the rocky beach while their parents snoozed in the shack.  It was exciting scouring for shells and other treasures that were washed ashore among the flotsam. Suddenly Zahan spotted something and ran toward it,...

Sand Dance #FridayFotoFiction 16

Sand Dance #FridayFotoFiction

He held out his hand And she grasped at it  tightly while he led her to the sand at the edge of the water where they Danced. As they twirled and they swirled , flung their shoes in the air...

The Castle by the Sea #FridayFotoFiction 12

The Castle by the Sea #FridayFotoFiction

‘Remember that night son?” asked Captain Johnson as we looked up at the castle perched perilously on the rocky cliff above. “We fled for our lives with just the shirts on our backs.” How could I forget that momentous night...

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Getting ready for bed #FridayReflections

Bahadur’s day as major domo to the cranky Colonel was incomplete . Find out what’s missing.

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Alone together #FridayReflections

This is my take on ‘Alone Together ‘ this week’s prompt on #FridayReflections hosted by Corinne and Sanch at EverydayGyaan. Now we are alone together Here we are alone together Sitting holding hands in the twilight of our lives. Once...

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In the bathroom one morning

One Saturday morning I stepped into my bath. All lathered up I glanced upon A little cockroach Swiftly scampering past . He seemed quite harmless I thought As it climbed down the wall. Then as it came closer A scream...

Goodbye is just another word 14

Goodbye is just another word

  Desiree Fernandes that’s me . Much desired by my parents Agnelo and Marietta originally from Saligaon but officially from “The Nest”, 12/4 Colaba Post Office, Colaba,  Mumbai 400005 . At least that’s what is recorded on my parents’ Ration...

Waking up to another day 0

Waking up to another day

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