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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.

The Pipeline over Still Water.

Which Way Photo Challenge by Alive And Trekking I could see the evening sun rays changing the blue of the pipeline from azure to cobalt blue, as I tried to capture it from different angles, just like the edit icon on a brightness and saturation control. The bow […]

Indian Cormorants

Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge We have these majestic Indian Cormorants in Navi Mumbai wetlands. I caught them drying their wings right after a good meal of fish. The glassy surface of the water tricks you into believing that they are indulging in some acrobatic mating ritual […]

Kindling Fire

City Sonnet’s January colours and letters. Starting with letter K Also one of my favourite quotes. For it is a fire that kindling its first embers in the narrow nook of a private bosom, caught from a wandering spark out of another private heart, glows and enlarges until […]

Twilight

Twilight is my favourite time of the day.It is the seam between daylight and darkness. The thread sewed in changing colours from salmon to purple and then cobalt blue. The fabric of night is in black satin, with its moon motif changing its pattern everyday and constellations that […]

Flamingo

Photo Challenge by City Sonnet January 17 – Word ending with O The long stretch of wetlands at Nerul, which is around 10 km from where I live, get yearly visitors in January. Flocks of lesser and greater flamingos descend, which attracts plenty of visitors. The flamingos don’t […]