Be the change …

Have you been able to wake up everyday as you hear your morning alarm and go for your jog/walk daily or do you pull on the bedsheet and go back to sleep ? Have u been able to de-clutter your mind, your house, your desktops of all the unwanted matter or it still stays put, on your to-do list?…

Life beyond the usual..

I reached the huge fortified Iron Gate which seemed to be separating the two worlds. To my surprise, I found a group of foreigners listening intently to their tour guide; who was narrating the history of the founder of the juvenile shelter home situated on the inside. ‘Can this place be a part of the…

Fate!

The doctor put his hand on her arm and said gently, “We could not save the baby. I’m sorry.” It took her a moment to realize what was just told. She looked at Nikhil. He was standing at the end of the bed, silent and calm, more composed than usual. He moved forward and held…

Moved on…really?

“I have moved on” she casually said, when the conversation drifted to her ex-boyfriend of 6 years. Don’t you think that’s the wisest thing to do, especially with my impending marriage? she added. I wasn’t sure if she was convincing me of her decision, or was reassuring herself? Moved on, seems to be the “go-to…

Reflections!! ( Short story for TOI-Write India)

Close to the city of Paithan, in a small village called Sauviragram, which lay along the banks of the great river Godavari, lived a woman named Ilaa. Being cotton farmers, her family was well to do, but not among the richest in their area. It was the harvest season, and cotton had to be picked…

Marriage – Quote Unquote

“The next girl I will ever love on this earth, will be our daughter”, he says. Beautiful words, change lives, transform hearts. Romances transmutes into matrimony. In all the excitement and splendor, flowers and ribbons galore, the bride and groom garland each other. Some exchange rings, some affirm in front of the holy Quran, some seek blessings…