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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.

Fairy Lights in a Bottle

I bought these fairy lights some time ago. These lights are so enchanting. Reminds me of full moon night A dark sky littered with stars. A vast meadow filled with foxgloves and daisies. Toad stools glimmering in the moonlight Fairies playing harp and riding dragonflies. Wearing rose bud […]

When Life Gives Me Lemons

Sometimes I wonder why does life have to give us lemons? Why can’t it be melons or apples any other fruits?   Life doesn’t always hand over the lemons to you . Sometimes those extremely sour and bitter lemons are hurled at you and sometimes they are given […]

Coffee Helps, When Life Happens.

No matter what historians claimed, BC really stood for ‘Before Coffee.’- Cherise Sinclair Is there anything more luxurious on earth than coffee, sofa and a book? Coffee is more than a beverage. It is morning’s warm embrace of love. It is nostalgia. It is friends and gossip and […]

My Mamma Has a Mask

I got the below picture for a poetry challenge and I found my ideas completely dried out. My first thoughts were on masked emotions by mothers’ hidden from their children and also maybe mother’s devotion. Then I thought of a narrative from the child’s point of view . […]

Jeremiads of a Pmsaurus

Hey Uterus, This is not fair The way you hitch yourself to my emotions. I am not being ungrateful, you know. But you become the portal to my emotional centre.  We should feel powerful, you and me Being the vessel that contains “Shakti”, Instead you send me to […]

Sounds of Silence

Does it? Does silence have all the answers? When you seek answers for all those questions needing closure, delving deep within your own silence, you may hear your soul whispering them to you . But there is a silence which can be deafening. Silence from a person who […]

Scars Are Mine To Flaunt

We were getting ready for a party And I came out wearing my sleeveless red gown My arms were bare Except for the bracelet nuzzling my left wrist . Then the fight started. He said, “Cover up your arms . Your burn marks are in view. You are […]