The word that is doing the rounds in most of my social media accounts and now here too – ‘Outspoken’! The name of our team’s in-house public speaking forum at work. Three weeks of effort, bonding with friends over brain wrecking sessions, hours of script editing, listening to audio recordings of speech practices at theContinue reading “Why ‘Outspoken’?”
Her eyes teared up as she wrote another long, lying letter to her mother. A letter which would give away nothing of what was happening to her, which killed her bit by bit from guilt every time she thought of her mother. Her mother had always been her best friend. She still was. But thisContinue reading “The Ideal?”
They could not afford the granduer of the Durga Puja pandals which were stretched across the length and breadth of the city. Their idol had none of the splendor associated with the city’s most festive days. They were five women praying to the strongest woman deity they’d ever known, celebrating her stories, wondering if she still existedContinue reading “The unseen face.”
Graciously Yours! P.S. : Because on some days even words fail to express!
“You see that man down there who’s cycling?” said the Creator to the little baby beside Him. The soon-to-be-born gurgled, “Yes” in baby lingo. Soon, even his mother would understand it as well as God did. “That cyclist doesn’t have ambitions. He hasn’t made plans on how he wants to spend his next five years.Continue reading “Wheeling towards life.”
Jacob walked away one fine sunny morning. No explanations, no answers, no smile and no acknowledgment of her existence in his life! Sarah was left baffled and groping at the blank expanse her life had become without him. But in that tough lesson which life gave to her to learn, she exceeded expectations. She became excited about learning –Continue reading “Of angels and demons.”
Smiling in her sleep, She dreamt her beau cupping her face, Caressing her hair and her cheek, His finger lingering at her lips. She felt a hand up her neck, She brushed away the tickling fingers, Only to wake up, horrified. She was sleeping alone. Graciously Yours! P.S. I hope you love the new look asContinue reading “A dream too real?”
A year ago, we were strangers. A year later, we still are. In between, you gave me a lifetime of memories. Graciously Yours!
For the past few days I have been pacifying myself with these words : “If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough” And I think I have dreamt big. Because my dream is scaring the hell out of me! My dream wasn’t planned. One fine day, it just happened to become mine! Some oneContinue reading “Dare to dream?”
She strode Past the onlookers The staring eyes The pointed fingers. She strode On the path less strewn On the road less traversed On the course which was harder. She climbed the ledge Shushed all the whispersContinue reading “Away she flew.”