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If words could satisfy the heart,
The heart might find less care;
But words, like summer birds, depart,
And leave but empty air.

Soft- November Photo A Day

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 18 The clouds looked like soft clumps of cotton. One would playfully nudge the other, inching away or closer, contorting into varied shapes. She rests upon her soft down the bud of spring, dreaming of leaves and fragrance within even as […]

Twenty Word Tuesday- Week 16

Twenty word story for Bulbul’s Prompt – Week 16 Craft 1.She thought, by changing lovers now and then, she would become adept at love, which for her was another craft. 2. He whittled away the piece of wood till he found its soul, delicate but not brittle. His […]

From Ordinary to Extraordinary

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 17 Extraordinary What does it take to go from ordinary to extraordinary? It is that little “extra” something we have to do . We do not have to do extraordinary things to be extraordinary; it is enough that we do ordinary […]

Life – A celebration of Colours

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 16 Monochromatic Which colour would you choose if your world would be monochromatic? Green? Red? Brown ? Leaving nature aside, how does your life turn from monochromatic gray to colourful hues? People? Experiences? I do associate people with colour. Some are […]

Why I Love Rick Riordan.

Trials of Apollo- the Tower of Nero was my weekend read. Five years and five quests later, Lester Papadopoulos has now finally reclaimed his glorious godly form as Apollo. Rick Riordan might have had middle schoolers in mind when he created his Percy Verse. But according to me, […]

November Photo Challenge- Peaceful

November Photo A Day Challenge, by City Sonnet, Day 15 Peaceful The world is quiet here. A portal to peace. We know that God is everywhere; but certainly we feel His presence most when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us; where His worlds wheel their silent […]

Festival of Lights

Indian festivals are filled with colours and lights and also sound and Deepavali is the one when you see an extravaganza of all three. This is one occasion where most people throw their love for environment to the air (pun intended) and burst crackers…plenty of them..for hours. The […]

Red Sunset

I watch the setting sun everyday. It is a privilege which has been bestowed due to the “Work From Home ” situation. We set out on our evening walks and we get to view the sun disappearing behind the distant hills rather than just being sastisfied by the […]

Which Way Photo Challenge

Thank you Alive and Trekking The Highway wasn’t busy as usual. From the top of the mountain, the township and everything around it looked like a child’s play set. What caught my eye was the goods train. It’s bogies, colourful boxes, chugging along the track as it took […]

Thankful and Grateful

I recently came across the TED talk video of Hailey Bartholomew who started the 365 Grateful Project . She began the project, back in 2008 where she documented everything she was grateful for, one photograph a day. In the beginning of 2020, as a family, we too started […]