SNIPPETS, True Freedom

THE UTOPIA OF FREEDOM

During my childhood days, Independence day always meant patriotic songs, pompous processions, humdrum speeches and delectable jalebis, all-in-all an eventful holiday to me. It was when I grew up a little that I started understanding the reason behind all these festivities. Independence day is a celebration of freedom, a reiteration of our rights and duties… Continue reading THE UTOPIA OF FREEDOM

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SNIPPETS

CATCH THE TIME

Consumed by indolence, idle being the frame of mind. Moons  later, remorse-stricken, he mourned over the failures enshrined.   Couldn’t catch the wings of time when it went high and low. Didn’t have anything to reap ‘coz he did nothing sow. All he has now are lessons from the past. How he could’ve used each… Continue reading CATCH THE TIME

Hidden Talents, SNIPPETS

WHAT’S THERE IN A NAME

When I was about 10 years old, my parents and I happened to attend a wedding ceremony at my native place. Owing to the fact that we had visited our native after years, family friends and relatives - old and young were swarming from all directions to my parents. I had seen some of them… Continue reading WHAT’S THERE IN A NAME

Smiles & Tears, SNIPPETS

SMILES AND TEARS

Nature’s kin, the earthborn beings, Every soul shelters a nature within. Tear-brimmed eyes are infinitesimal clouds. Every blink a lightning. Every glare a thunder. Then the tears travel south like a river adamant to engrave its own path. Staining all lands with sentiments moist. A smile fine, is condensed sunshine. Refulgent and live like minuscule… Continue reading SMILES AND TEARS