Hey! You... The lady with the most unkempt hair Did you just brush off layers from those medallions up there? I'm talking to you.... My lady...with the most unkempt hair. Can you put aside your ladle for a little while and lend me an ear... A stolen moment... What? Don’t tell me now that the … Continue reading The Lady with the most Unkempt Hair
I met a friend Who carried in his hand A bunch of lilies galore, ‘Ah! Those Flaars (flowers),’ I cried He smirked and smiled. ‘Flaars are gone,’ he said ‘It’s Flah-wer you see, Times are changing You need a new dictionary!!!’ I brushed this meeting aside Calling it his pride Until a day in … Continue reading Z-ed(Z) or Zee(Z)
Like an old habit that dies hard Yesterday hangs on. Standing in the doorway It tugs at my heartstrings. Spins a pale green yarn to keep me snug when winter sets in. Dissolves like saccharin in a cup of sugarless tea, and tempts me with its simplicity. Pulls out half a poem written in spring … Continue reading Yesterday
This hundred word story was written for a flash fiction contest hosted by Women's Web.
So are Y and Z, you would say. But no, it is X and only X that is quintessentially unknown. A history of X can easily verify my claim but I am not delving into it right now. The status of X (unknown) came into limelight while I was in school. I wasn’t very friendly … Continue reading X is Unknown
I refused to plug my ears or play a vintage number. It was going to be my inaugural walk on an unfamiliar road. The decision had been taken off the cuff. There were no Google Maps to guide me. Just a stark, lonely road that lay ahead. The safest bid would have been to hang … Continue reading Walk a While, Just Another Mile
As someone pointed out after reading yesterday’s post, we all look for a break from our urban lives but land up in retreats that happen to be equally crowded. Thankfully, I’d say, the hills still have some unexplored places but they ask you to be more venturesome and daring. If you are looking for valet … Continue reading Virtually Real