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A to Z 2014

Zodiac’s 12 signs: A to Z Challenge Day # 26

First comes the adventurer, carefree and wild Life has got them completely beguiled. . . . The raging bull will always love a treat Bit of a stubborn, but really very sweet. . . . The twins come strolling by,… Continue Reading →

Yours Truly: A to Z Challenge Day # 25

I am not a girl, not yet a woman Am I still the child you found me to be? Or an old lady, too blind to see The fallacy of prophetic love? Like the wrinkles etched in my skin, Unacknowledged,… Continue Reading →

Xenophobic: A to Z Challenge Day # 24

There is a stranger in our midst A mad man, peeking through the skeins of our mind A sad man, he is.  x Lurking, Waiting, to come out and scream To laugh at your fears The monster of your dreams… Continue Reading →

Womaniya: A to Z Challenge Day # 23

In a remote village of India – The only two things concrete within a few miles radius was the rising sun in the eastern Horizon and the sprawling Zamindar Mansion at the western Horizon, the inhabitants of which were seldom… Continue Reading →

Vestiges of a city in my mind: A to Z Day # 22

  And again it rains But no more the slash of waves Dancing against rocks —-x—- The city of Hope, Of Freedom and Sparkling nights Now a distant dream  —-x—- The celluloid dreams Lost in flecks of reality Exchanged for… Continue Reading →

Umbrella Man: A to Z Challenge Day # 21

Image courtesy@Fine Art America The shrill noise of the doorbell cut through my afternoon siesta, as I woke up with a start. As I looked around for my phone, I heard my 8 year old answer the door.  How fast… Continue Reading →

The Tree of Life: A to Z Challenge Day # 20

  Image Courtesy:  http://sawurst.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/img_9788.jpg   Looks can be deceiving, especially in a sultry twilight where the greys and the blues blur the edges of one’s face. The evening was wearing off, welcoming the night sky with all the ardour of a… Continue Reading →

Sakura: A to Z Challenge Day # 19

  Image Courtesy @ suaviloquy   Winter blues turn pink Magnificent blooms of spring But this too, shall pass —————————————————————————————————————————————————————- S is for Sakura! The Sakura or Japanese cherry blossom has always been quintessentially imbibed with the emotion of Mono no… Continue Reading →

Rheums: A to Z Challenge Day # 18

Image Courtesy@ blogging on the bright side Tears – the eighth color of rainbow, the Pain, the Separation and the Sadness,  the dark monsoon clouds waiting to burst out from the corner of your eyes. Who hasn’t been touched by its poisonous… Continue Reading →

Queen of Hearts: A to Z Challenge Day # 17

“Off with his head!” screamed the beautiful girl with curly tangles falling off her fore-head, “Such men don’t deserve to live. They are a menace to society.” The culprit stood there devastated by the verdict. And he thought she liked… Continue Reading →

Philosopher’s Stone: A to Z Challenge Day # 16

  “Rub it thrice and the wish will be yours”, said the blue genie. “So it’s a magic stone? But I thought it was supposed to be a lamp where you reside”, said Aladdin. “That is just to drive away… Continue Reading →

November Narcissists: A to Z challenge Day#14

“Never date a Scorpio”, he said to the wide eyed girl in front of him. But you are a Scorpio yourself….. She was stopped mid-track, “That is precisely why I never thought of dating you before.” Explain… please. Well Scorpios… Continue Reading →

Mirror Mirror on the Wall: A to Z Challenge Day # 13

  Scanning the racks of a popular bookstore at the airport terminal, I came across several self-help books with some very wacky titles adorning the shelves – Things Your Mother Never Told You about Love, Why hasn’t he called, How… Continue Reading →

Le Fou (The Fool): A to Z challenge Day # 12

“Tell us Fool, When does a prince get very wet?” This was directed towards the crown prince, who was known to wet his bed when inebriated on wines. “When he becomes the reigning monarch, my lord!” The crowd hooted shamelessly… Continue Reading →

Kaleidoscope: A to Z Challenge Day #11

K is for Kaleidoscope! I was going to write K is for Kashmir, but last night while I was trying to work on my post, my brother knocked my bedroom door and came in with his newest composition. I heard… Continue Reading →

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