The simplest joys of life are those that come as a by-product of something else. When the mind is too busy planning the big things, joy manifests itself in the little things, and acts as its own reward. Be it in setting small milestones and achieving them instead of focusing on huge long term goals,… Continue reading In the Little Things
In a world of relay races, You're my marathon The stoic silence that Spells companionship At the end of every Grueling day of tiring emotions In a world of flashy Swarovski, You're my solid diamond The shoulder I know is Always there, just in reach When I want a sounding board, A kind listening… Continue reading In A World of This & That!
The clock strikes midnight Twice in a day - Once it is within And then without The ink bleeds across paper The rain onto the land Siphoning off the thoughts and memories into sand Where do all those drops go? And why are some bigger? If storms are poets' muses, What then are summers? The… Continue reading The Writer’s Squall!
Shreya watched the minutes tick by on the clock with dread. It was not easy to sit through an hour of extra class after school, especially when she knew Aarav would be getting impatient with every passing minute. The droning voice of her mathematics teacher felt like a bee buzzing in her ears and Shreya… Continue reading Predator!
There are some pictures that prompt you to write. There are some that make you want to pour out the half-formed thoughts. And then there are pictures that ignite something in you, infusing the whole being with a sense of purpose, making the words pour out almost effortlessly. There is no backspace, no hesitation, as… Continue reading Under the vast sky!
Good things often lead to better things. A casual picture prompt given yesterday turned into a well-received post. The timely prompt from Janani Srikanth got me out of a blogging lull. That was the good. The better? It made other friends give me prompts. Whether or not I do justice to them is another issue.… Continue reading Pictures & Prompts – 2
Any writer's dream is to have a honest critic who is effusive in praises and clear in criticisms. It is even more amazing when the same inspiring, encouraging critic sends a picture that prompts me to write. This post is dedicated to Janani Srikanth, the friend, the critic and the lever that turns the cogs in my… Continue reading Pictures & Prompts!
I associate songs with memories Because they are more than just ‘music’ Funny the way they resonate As if they were not just words set to tune Each song, a unique memory and And each verse with hidden meaning If I could relate with just the words maybe The songs would probably not mean… Continue reading Ebb and Flow
So I have tried and finally wheezed my way through the A to Z challenge for the year 2016, in the month of April, the one that went by. But this time I am back, with a different kind of A to Z, this time about me! Inspired by what I saw in my friend… Continue reading A different kinda A to Z – this time about ME!
For the love of Rhythm and everything about it! This post is inspired by one recent conversation I had with a friend, that turned into a meaningful analysis about 90s (yeah, the best era) in music. We are both music fans, him favouring the ‘Isai Puyal’ more than anyone while I swear by the ‘Isai… Continue reading On Rhythm – why is it not just a simple musical?