“I wouldn’t pay a fortune for this painting. The artist’s earlier work was much better.” “He has learnt from experience.” “Then the quality should have improved……” “No. He has learnt that the value goes up with the venue of display and stature of visitors.” “Do I describe him as a dying artist or evolving artist?” … Continue reading Art


No impact

It was her first taste of whiskey. “You look wasted. Learn to stop at the right time,” a so-called well-wisher quipped. “The first sip is the right time.” Gloria replies wryly. She is impressed by the exquisitely carved glass, not the drink. Disappointment boiled and fermented inside, till she changed completely as an individual. Her … Continue reading No impact


He is declared the hero once again, the star performer being applauded for his superlative performance in sales. The announcement of a special bonus warms the cockles of his heart. He waddles through the corridors, unable to carry the weight of his pride. It’s an open secret that his networks are more powerful than the … Continue reading Naivete

Fear encompasses Sanity

claustrophobic between the greysfear encompasses sanitymoving reflections challenge cloudsredefine windy climes a shadow moves slowlyat snail’s pacein the depth of the oceandisconnects from skiesI know it’s moving towards me I heave a sigh of reliefit becomes a boatagainst dark silhouettesto take me to distant shoreswhere the sky is blue I letdemonic dreamsoverpower oceansdive in straight- … Continue reading Fear encompasses Sanity


Balance, Harmonyoverhyped wordswhat really mattersan equalizer-Temperaturefreezes or thawsfacilitates, obstructs ice enhances tastefiery opens new vistaswhat’s tolerablehow far can you go combinations are treatiessigned by incorporatingright mix and balance Temperature lies at the core dVerse Quadrille Photo Challenge #450

Challenged puzzles

space, shapes, alignmentlogic is all fineWhat puzzles lackIs a sense of time... The perfect fit todaylacks relevanceon another day I go back in searchof lost piecesangrily chucked in the binfind that shapes and texturesfit or don’t fitlike Yang and Yin virgin puzzles carryblankness of infinitymusic without rhymeinnocence of white boardsto be destroyedby stories written in … Continue reading Challenged puzzles