Tag: creative writing

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

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 the three year old. “I can’t sleep.” “Sssh. You’ll wake the others. ” “But I …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

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 fall again. I ask myself Why don’t I ever learn? When will I ever learn? …

LIFESTYLE

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 high. I stretch out like a lazy cat, reluctantly to waken to another hot summer …

LIFESTYLE

Childhood memories: Kick the Can

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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 are of course too small to play with the big kids and look longingly at …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

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 day where you can pull someone’s leg without fear of recrimination. However, I find that …

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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 hearing the story of the Purple Beads of Passion. It was rather a strange story …