Here are a few pictures I took of the rain this afternoon… 🙂 Rain during summer afternoons has to be one of the best kinds of rain. The sunshine falling on your skin is warm, and the air surrounding you is cold; everything is brightly lit and is yet hazy because of the water rushing… Continue reading The Sun And The Rain Came By Together
How to see through your birthday surprise in four steps: Fish out the red herrings. (Pun intended 🙂 ) My birthday was on a Saturday, and when my best friends started to ask me twice or thrice when I was free to meet them on Saturday, my ever mystery-loving mind started to run through all… Continue reading Nineteen And (Hopefully) Wiser
We are all just voices, Wanting to be heard Causing so much clamor With all those muddled words. But if the world were different And if all the voices were united as one Think of its love and beauty, The sweet song that would be sung. Isn’t the universe called the ‘universe’ simply because it… Continue reading Voice(s)?
There’s a lot of emphasis placed on ‘fitting in’ – fitting in to carve out a comfortable life for oneself. Often, we try to achieve this by planning things beforehand, by painstakingly researching every detail about something we are about to undertake or somewhere we want to go, analyzing our actions and our personality repeatedly,… Continue reading Fluid, Not Fitting, and Felicitous
About a year ago, my best friend introduced me to Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events. The two books of the series that he had lent me lay untouched for about two months, until I started reading it because I had no other new books to read. And boy, was I hooked! I finished… Continue reading Thank You, Mr. Snicket, For My Very Favourite Dictums
Sometimes I wonder if it’s all right, The way things go. I mean, my WiFi is on all night But in the morning, there’s nothing to show. No emails, no notifs, no texts, And I wonder vaguely what comes next. I’m torn between two things – it’s hard to decide If I’m a loner Or… Continue reading Morning Musings
A while ago, I came across a comic strip depicting a man asserting,’I want happiness!’ The other man in the comic strip erases the word ‘I’, saying that it stands for ego/selfishness, and then the word ‘want’, that stands for one’s desires. The only thing left in the speech bubble is ‘happiness.’ It is quite… Continue reading Happiness Is Within You (Part Two)