#Day39of100 #WordyWednesdays This poem is a direct result of watching really pointless ceremonies of devotion while the country is burning with rage over certain things. To be interpreted as per the reader's imagination. ~~~~~ A strong woman is all we want Until she stands up tall Lady, rise and shine, For you are divine In… Continue reading Day 39: The Silent Witness
#Day38of100 #TamilTuesdays Song: Senthamizh Naadu Poet: Mahakavi Subramaniya Bharathiyar Verse: காவிரி தென்பெண்ணை பாலாறு-தமிழ் கண்டதோர் வையை பொருனைநதி-என மேவி யாறு பலவோடத்-திரு மேனி செழித்த தமிழ்நாடு. ~~~~~ Lyrics sourced from: http://www.lakshmansruthi.com/tamilbooks/bharathiar/bharathi20.asp ~~~~~ Transliteration: Kaaviri Thenpennai Palaaru – Tamizh Kandadhor Vaiyai Porunai Nadhi – Ena Mevi Yaaru Palavoda – Thiru Meni Sezhiththa Tamizhnadu ~~~~~ Some songs do not really have… Continue reading Day 38: Bharathi’s Tamizhnadu
#MotivationMondays #Day37of100 The apartment complex I live in, is huge, with 3 blocks of 8 apartments each. Some of the wondrous day by day events that make for most of my stories happen in this place, where I have a variety of neighbours. I have extensively written about them and almost all of them have,… Continue reading Day 37: Scary Motivation!
#SnapItSundays #Day36of100 Caption: Too Big for The Shoes, but Got a Smile to Match. The Happy Post is here!
#SongbirdSaturdays #Day35of100 It is not always the classical and movie songs that feature in my album. Many of my favourite gems have also come from independent music, and some of them have been from artists I diligently follow. For me, all things I do have been related with music, and my writing projects were no… Continue reading Day 35: The Song of Dreams and Aesthetic
#FictionFridays #Day34of100 She read the message in her inbox for the hundredth time. ‘Tara, you’re doing a mistake. I can protect you. You’ll be ruined if you go ahead with this.’ Her eyes performed the familiar flick upward to the sender’s name. Karan Sinha. A name that had meant so much to her, until just… Continue reading Day 34: The King of Air
#ThrowOffThursdays #Day33of100 My Thursdays are slowly turning out to be my freestyle posts. Mainly because there is no particular point of reference for myths in a country that is full of superstitions and umpteen different cultures. There is an almost inexhaustible source of myths to break, and consequently, those many alarming choices. So on days… Continue reading Day 33: The Myth Called ‘Conservative’
#WordyWednesdays #Day32of100 Sometimes we have wishes that cannot be fulfilled. They may have accumulated over time, or lay forgotten in a recess in our heart, but if at all the time comes to celebrate a wish, it either loses its meaning, or the person who would have made it special. We all know of loss,… Continue reading Day 32: Withheld Wishes
#TamilTuesdays #Day31of100 Song: Nallathor Veenai Seithen Poet: Mahakavi Subramaniya Bharathiyar Verse: வல்லமை தாராயோ, - இந்த மாநிலம் பயனுற வாழ்வதற்கே? சொல்லடி,சிவசக்தி! - நிலச் சுமையென வாழ்ந்திடப் புரிகுவையோ? ~~~~~ Lyrics Courtesy: http://www.lakshmansruthi.com/tamilbooks/bharathiar/bharathi-II12.asp ~~~~~ Transliteration: Vallamai Thaarayo – Indha Maanilam Payanura Vaazhvadharke? Solladi Sivasakthi! – Nila Sumaiyena Vaazhndhida Puriguvaiyo? ~~~~~ Praying to the divine is usually of three types. A… Continue reading Day 31: Bharathi’s Sivasakthi
#MotivationMondays #Day30of100 Being an editor has brought me many stories, from varied genres. I have always been a hoarder of stories, reading people and adding their life lessons to my annals. With each new interaction, I gain something that is immeasurable by any standards, and it gives me motivation to know that I have an… Continue reading Day 30: Filtering Fact out of Fiction