Random Thought! #15: Call for freedom!

The azure sky and pristine white clouds beckoned me to be with them. The freedom they offered was enticing! Who can ignore the allure of the skies and the feel of liberation? But alas! I was trapped in a metal tube 55,000 feet above and ill equipped to take the plunge. The heart thumped and…

Neutralised!

Recently I read somewhere, “Alchemy and Magic became boring after they got rebranded as Chemistry and Physics.” That is very true and being a Science teacher, I can vouch for it. Children are dazzled by the reactions they see but most of them run away from writing or balancing equations. Chemistry is a very logical…

Random Thoughts! #14

Neither ranting nor complaining, not even looking for consolation. Life is strangely happening, amidst illness, work & isolation! Running around through the maze of chaos not a moment to spare. It is when you are hardest hit, thoughts go to those who care.

Vicious Cycle

She was respected for her grace and loved for her charm. She was lusted upon for the treasures inborn. Men would kill one another for her attention, even if a cursory glance. But it didn’t matter to her, there was only one for whom her heart would dance… the hermit who lived at the edge…

Random Thoughts! #13

I like to go back to old messages and mails and read them. Long ago a friend while facing his struggles had written, “Am looking at future and am asking all to throw as much as they can, so that I complete the share that is due to me as quickly as possible. need to…

The Bride

Her marriage was the reason she left the state of her birth and came into the big city with many dreams. She accepted her husband’s house as her own; his relatives, friends, neighbours were all hers too. She adopted not only the people but also the culture, language and all that would make her become…

The Monomyth

When every breath is laboured & you are tired from head to toe. When every step is a burden yet you push yourself to go. Deeply wounded still you fight and keep doing what is right. Unknown, uncared, unsung, there may be no glory, nevertheless you areā€¦ the hero of your story.