Most Precious Childhood Memory, SNIPPETS

MEMORY OF CHILDHOOD-LONELINESS CAUSING CREATIVE INVENTION

My childhood was mostly spent in loneliness and restrictions because of my ill health. I had gone through difficult times when I had nothing to do and no one around me. Yet, I praise God that I didn't feel bore because I invented things to entertain myself. I grew up in my maternal grand parents'… Continue reading MEMORY OF CHILDHOOD-LONELINESS CAUSING CREATIVE INVENTION

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Our Greatest Fear, SNIPPETS

MAN’S BEST FRIEND, MY WORST FEAR

I came back home as I was scared of it and there was no one walking with whom I could have gone along till my department. My aunt and sisters asked "what happened... why have I come back...?" My answer was, "my friend will come and then I will go... I don't want to go… Continue reading MAN’S BEST FRIEND, MY WORST FEAR

Short Stories, Story Relay, What's a home?

WHAT’S A HOME? – VII

It was a lazy Saturday but Meghana was busy preparing Animesh’s favourite Aloo Parantha with Pudina Chutny as he had agreed to come for breakfast that day. He was leaving India that night so Manu suggested that they invite him for breakfast at least, before he leaves. It had already been a week since that… Continue reading WHAT’S A HOME? – VII

Ever Been Misunderstood, SNIPPETS

WHAT CAUSES ‘MISUNDERSTANDING’?

Misunderstandings One cannot communicate If the words are incoherent There’s so much distance Between the mind and heart Impossible to traverse Communication a distant dream Words create a haze Unaware of the growing chasm Only heard are echoes of agony I stumbled upon this particular poem by Jyoti Soni on WordPress which justifies what I… Continue reading WHAT CAUSES ‘MISUNDERSTANDING’?