The changing paradigm of the poke

Done??! I asked, quite bewildered as I had felt nothing. Yes, it is, and congratulations, Ma’m, for completing this milestone, she said. I thanked her and breathed a sigh of relief. A milestone indeed! I shook my head in disbelief at what a change it has been on how we have moved from utmost horrifyingContinue reading “The changing paradigm of the poke”

How the world has changed!

Through a pre-schooler’s eyes Little Hannah was playing on her balcony with her dolls. She had planned an elaborate birthday party and was busy entertaining her kids. While playing the perfect hostess, she was startled to hear squeals of laughter from the balcony next door. Alarmed, she ran inside her apartment. In her haste sheContinue reading “How the world has changed!”

Days of solitude

Bella woke up gasping for breath. She felt as if an elephant is pressing down her chest with its foot. Nothing like that at all. The night was quiet with just the humming of the ceiling fan. She checked her phone clock. It was 1:12 am. She checked her pulse rate…high. Her Pulse Ox…normal. Temperature…normal.Continue reading “Days of solitude”

Wali’s Story

Blog #005 Well, here is what goes on in Wali’s mind! **–** As Wali rode in the chauffeur driven car towards his parents’ farmhouse, he was getting exasperated. He had landed almost an hour ago, and has been on the road for 45 minutes and still there was no sign of this farmhouse his parentsContinue reading “Wali’s Story”

Alina’s Story

Blog #004 The crisp morning air was fragrant with blooming flowers, ripening fruit and most soil. As Alina, strolled lazily around her Uncle’s farmhouse, she felt happy and relaxed. The fresh breeze, surrounded by lush green luxury, was such a welcome break from the madding crowd and the maddening work life she leads. She hadContinue reading “Alina’s Story”

Rant of a workaholic

[This is a work of fiction. The names and any resemblance to any individual or incidence are purely coincidental] The temple bells were a rude awakening that another day has dawned. The soothing sound of chimes failed to stir up my tired mind and body, and groggily, I stopped the alarm. Involuntarily, as if itContinue reading “Rant of a workaholic”

My Destiny

The journey of a stream from the majestic mountains, through the lush green idyllic valleys, through the polluted, smoggy cities and finally becoming one with the ocean!!