Another year is going to end. As I look back, I can only think of the same stale words I say out loud every December end- “gone too fast, hasn’t it?” At least for the last couple of years, particularly since my graduation, time seems to have been flying furiously- almost like a roller coaster […]
Have you too noticed something lately, or is it just me? For boy, then I should be worried. You know, I might actually be a victim of some involuntary and purposeless over-thinking. And if that is really so, it’ll be prudent, at this stage, to rephrase the entire thing (good for me, the cat is […]
Within thirty minutes since the commencement of the flight, I had gotten to know my co-passengers, a middle-aged couple, returning from a ‘shandar’ (extravagant) second trip to Dubai, totally bowled over by the tarakki (progress) of their son-in-law, mesmerized by his etiquettes and so full of aashirwad (blessings) for such a good ‘beta’ (son) that […]
I feel ‘Caged’ that I am a Woman- caged in a body that has to be ‘perfect’ else no one will love her, caged in ‘morals’ which have to be ‘right’ else no one will marry her, caged in a space where her words have to be ‘politically correct’, else no one will approve of her!
Sometimes, I wonder,
How miserable would you be?
After doing what you did,
How long would you weep?
Here comes December! – That time of the year when most college students await the end of the semester exams, much more eagerly than they await their birthdays; to pack their bags to the sunny and sandy beaches of Goa, and leave all the winter chills and spills behind. All those months of planning in between lectures, inviting friends and friends of friends, looking for economy tickets, drawing itineraries, shopping ‘scanty’ clothes from Janpath and Sarojini- are finally going to culminate into one long breezy vacation at the Konkan coast- and the best part, with no strings attached!
I said a prayer one day,
Man would not cast man away.