“Whaaattt!! You’re a divorcee? You sure don’t look like one” was the reaction I got from someone I met a few days ago and to whom I had to share my story. How are people who have been through a divorce supposed to look? Do they need to carry a placard for the whole … Read more
The sun is long gone by the time I leave office everyday. I walk home, clutching by bag close to my body, afraid to take an auto because he might take me to an abandoned place and hurt me. I am too afraid to walk home with a male friend, because I never know when … Read more
To write for a one year old child is no small task. What do I write, what do I include and what do I omit?
This poem is for a special girl who is getting married in few days. Do join me in wishing her all the good things in life.
Her bags are packed, but where is she going
“If only you had come in earlier Neena, we might have been able to help you”
The light sunlight falling on his face woke him up. Groggily he opened his eyes wondering who had switched on the light when he was sleeping. 9.00! His eyes screamed out in despair when they saw the hands of his lazy alarm clock that hadn’t woken him on a Monday morning. He would miss his … Read more
There is something magical about the whole scene that unfolds at the beach.
It was as if nature was taking her revenge on us. It was raining heavily since the last four days and it was a miracle that the locals were still operational. Late they were, but that was nothing new. After waiting for what seemed like eternity and after letting three trains pass by without … Read more