When they hurt – I hurt!

Originally posted on This Vulnerable life:
Until we break the system and rebuild it with fairness, our tears will never dry. Sometimes they will run harder and stronger and heavier than before, like crying for the first time – a new born gasping at life. Other times, desert dry – numbness in it’s place but…

Staying Bottled Up

Recently, I got a comment on one of my posts and it got me thinking. The post was a little about not opening up and the commentator was sympathetic enough to acknowledge that there are times when one wants to keep things bottled up and not share but also suggested that it had the potential…

Getting Published For The First Time!

All these days getting published meant publishing a post on my blog or on the school blog or a little article being published in the school magazine. Today, it has taken an entirely new meaning. One of my stories is actually getting published in a book by Notion Press. More importantly it is one of…

Falling In Love

Is this what falling in love means? Tired limbs, bruised heart,her emotions and feelings thrown apart.She was tortured slowly to death,her love took away her breath.She was punished not for her deceitbut for her conceitin the one she truly loved!

The Little Green

Change is the only constant in life, and who can tell it better than leaves! The little leaf in its budwas wary to show its green.Rest of the crop egged it onto show its lovely sheen.Softly, slowly she came outto face the warm Sun.Others too began to sproutand a new life had begun. As the…

Happy Mother’s Day to Me!

Nineteen years back at the stroke of 15:oo hours Abhay and I entered the maternity home. We both were super excited as this trip was going to be the culmination of nine months of one adventure and the beginning of another. Eighteen minutes later, I was shown a little baby who stared intently at me…

Random Thoughts! #1

There are times when one gets a random thought which does not qualify to be a full fledged post but does feel worth sharing.

How are you?

“How are you?”, asked mom dad.Do you have enough? Are you well fed?Oh yes! Don’t you worry, the larder’s full and am having chicken curry.“How are you?”, asked my sis and my bro.Do you have enough? Want us to send some dough?Oh I’m good! Don’t you worry,work is good and I have to hurry.“How are…

Thoughts as They Flow

The best thing about teaching is that you keep getting great ideas being with kids. Luckily, I come in the acceptable teacher category and hence children come and confide in me their thoughts and ideas. Now if you have a son who only speaks of making games and pop culture references, I have to know…