Challenged

dreams lie beyond Sun and Moon -challenged by light years -uneclipsed by hopelessness -fired by courage   I will lower the stratosphere -or grow tall enough to peek into the rough and tumble of imagination ready to face the unseen   I hope to find something worthwhile -else conversion of nothing to something will become … More Challenged

Indications

We don’t have snow here, but the occasional hailstorm and heavy rains. Rains are predicted to dog us till the end of March, when normally, summer starts at this time. The winter clothes are not yet sent to the cleaners before being packed off for eight months. what’s the disturbance? light snow on TV screens … More Indications

Moving on

This day was summer when the sun shone, and biting winter when clouds overtook the sky, a tumultuous mix of seasons in the span of an afternoon. I enjoyed my morning walk today, as the Sun greeted me. I wonder if the Moon is on a monthly break today, or is unable to see me. There … More Moving on

Death

I see celebration overtaking darkness grief has no place – a soul attains freedom

Impact

cotton candy words dissolving in her blood stream his hardening smile hit alarm buttons – as she integrated the venom

Human mind

Amnesia is not a dreaded word. It has not been one for decades. One can find life again and reconnect. Somehow, this episode is different. I find myself in a world without Facebook and Instagram. There is no digital backup of life, and no tattoos on my body. The fire has damaged more than my … More Human mind

Fire in the snow

It’s an unusual sight – soldiers pouring in bottles of Old Monk rum down the throat of a frozen mule, to generate heat within. The mule is a comrade who stepped on thin ice, with a burden on his back, and was buried in snow. There is no way that a soldier lets go of … More Fire in the snow