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leenasind

I was a teacher by profession and leader to a team for 21 years. Now on a sabbatical, exploring and polishing my vestigial skills in writing and Photography.

When Words Sting

Have you ever swallowed words? Stopped them before they escaped from your mouth as weapons of destruction? I have a dark place where I exile all those words and probabaly it would be too crowded a place now. We have been warned about the power of words and […]

Raindrops

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 4 Raindrops I love raindrops. Not the ones which feels like tiny pebbles being pelted on your head. But the ones that feels like a tender kiss from teh angels. Like Julie Andrews, raindrops on roses are my favourite things […]

Dying Flowers

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 2 FADING FLOWERS These are Indian Chrisanthemums. Pale yellow. Some fresh and some with their beauty, fading away. Everything that is alive must die, shrivel, disintegrate and join the elements. What better reminder one needs other than seeing the splendor […]

Give a Hug.

In one of my earlier letters to my love, I wrote that I love the ocean and watching the waves crashing against the rocks. He wrote back that he has never seen waves crashing against rocks. Instead this is what he saw. Rocks becoming onewith the ocean,under the […]

Hitching A Ride

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 1, Welcome November Sunday afternoons are for trekking. I met this couple blocking the trail up to the mountain. Seems like this cattle egret is hitching a ride into November.

Where is Your Halo?

Saint, where is your halo?Were you not born with one?It shone bright then.First you lost faithYou left it where it fellIn that vast field of struggle.Your halo dimmedSo did your hope,When you killed your dream.Cynical and skepticalRuled by need and greed.From Saint to a sinnerNo more halo now.Now […]