Can these crumpled leaves Evoke the eras bygone? As an aged greybeard sieves, Through a memory forlorn ** Lying on the tarmac, Decrepit, sans gleen, A mite in a haystack, Clamouring to be seen ** Trodden upon by life, Which it did once possess, When vitality was rife, When the sky it would caress ** […]Read more "The Autumnal Musing"
Plinky.com, a site intending to pull befuddled bloggers out of the whirlpool of writer’s block, asked me to compose a Haiku on the last meal I ate. This is a classic example of why you shouldn’t force yourself to do anything, much less write Haiku for the first time. The fish immersed, in a gravy […]Read more "Haiku:: Fish Stew"
A day must have come in the lives of every individual out there, wherein he/she, a tiny tot, upon witnessing a humongous belly leading a mother or an aunt or some arbitrary lady, enquired, “Why is Mom/ she so fat?” It came in my life too. The woman in question was my Aunt. The Grown-ups […]Read more "The Birds, The Bees and The Boys"
This memoir dates back to the second year of cramming for IITJEE, transporting me to a place colloquially called the Rajdhani. Rajdhani has several things to boast about. The one I shall be alluding to is the bitchy winter. The 12th standard in the life of your average IIT aspirant is excruciating to say the […]Read more "Macho* Man(ia)"
Adbhut, Adamya Sahas ki Paribhasha hai, Ye mitati Manavta ki Asha hai!! Stand aside for the India’s own ass-kicking, villain-incinerating, criminal-whupping superhero with a paunch… Shaktimaan!! Created and played by Mukesh Khanna, the TV programme Shaktimaan went on to be a grand success with the Indian Junta, what with tiny children leaping off skyscrapers, slitting […]Read more "Kehlaaya Wo:: Shaktimaan!"
Facebook Addiction Disorder (FAD) has left many a souls writhing under its sheer spell, like an Imperius curse which can never be lifted. Here is the latest addition to its ever growing membership, a small, innocent budgerigar, belonging to my friend Prerna who has been kind enough to share these pictures. Sooner than letter those […]Read more "FB’s latest and the most lovable victim!"
This post has been written for the BlogAdda contest ‘My First Crush’. One advantage of getting to write this post in the hiatus between your 1st and the sophomore year of college, some people would presume, is that you remember more of the first time you experienced the tingles of childhood romance in all its […]Read more "The First Crush"