The Cryptic Cookie

I am glad that Shubham too has a love for words like me. We may not be exactly logomaniacs but are definitely verbivores. He has the gift of the gab, a quick wit and is more adept at writing code than content, though he definitely has a flair for writing. This story written by him…

The Journey Begins

“Soan, you write well! Write, we’ll get it published.” This used to be Abhay’s statement whenever I read out something new that I’d written. “But what do I write about? There has to be something, I can’t just start writing and what do I write?” used to be my standard reply. “Write a book on…

I am for Inner Wheel

Inner Wheel is an international women’s organisation committed to create friendship, service and understanding. It has clubs in over 100 countries with over 100,000 members. It was founded in Manchester by Margarette Golding in 1924. Abhay was a Rotarian and insisted that I too join the Inner Wheel. I was not too keen on joining…

Ventilator in My Chest

It all happened so suddenly and all was lost in a matter of days. Three days exactly because the fourth was spent in donating your organs. Eight people were getting a new lease of life elsewhere while life was ebbing away from you. I know you would not have gone if it were in your…

Music to my Soul

I surround myself with people and occupy myself with work.I do my best to keep away from you. And yet you keep playing in my mind like a background score, just because the thought of you is music to my soul.

Without You.

The rains are back,so won’t you return too?To be by my side,laughing & supportingas you used to.The rain gods cry and so do Ifor those moments that I now livewithout you.

Where is Benin?

One thing that I love about WordPress is the world map that it shows. For those who are not on WordPress, it is an analytics feature which shows the countries from where a hit that is a post view has taken place. Currently my analytics show 36 countries from all around. Now, I loved geography…

Caught on Quota

Mark Ryan is a fellow blogger I follow at https://havocandconsequence.wordpress.com/He is a sensitive writer whose writing mostly leans towards the painful, brooding, melancholic yet insightful kind. There’s a lot of sadness in his poetry and it does get to me at times. Just today I came across the following quote by Kierkegaard, “What is a poet?…

Random Thoughts! #3

Beaten again but not brokenBecause I’m not hard and brittleDon’t go by my appearanceYes, I am flattened to earth againBut you forgot, I am malleable.