Virtually safe

joy overflowing across borders defined spaces stops to think I bared my soul someone responded with understanding I felt vindicated … What if the cloud I felt so safe enveloped in, and now meet in etched graphite on a different texture is not … what I saw and heard -is different from what I read … Continue reading Virtually safe


What stops you?

Photo by Mary Taylor on I forgive those who don’t know what they are doing, and its implications. But what about those who do? What stops you from speaking up when you see injustice and your heart bleeds for the victim? Maybe your heart is not in the act, but you do spare a … Continue reading What stops you?


I remember those wooden frames in my grandfather’s courtyard. We covered it with sheets, and made temporary shelters for ourselves on sultry afternoons, when the adults were all enjoying their air-cooled siesta inside. Those were moments of freedom, of creativity for us, when unbound by rules, we created our own worlds and played out imaginary … Continue reading Layers


suppressed to be counted amongst the sane when I give in I’m accused of doing things inane hitting mental shores asking to be let out to be allowed to rain control needs intelligence but of a different kind It’s not IQ, not a villain

Digging – not too far

I’ve just joined a course on ‘A Year of Writing to Uncover the Authentic Self’, so your prompt strikes the right chord. Before this, I’ve attempted another course on Healing through Writing, and recommended it to many others. But certain parts are just too painful to write. One prefers letting bygones be bygones. It doesn’t … Continue reading Digging – not too far

Learning through change

I take pride in being a lifelong learner …. then accept that I need to keep revising theories all the time. I also need to practice what I learn to see if it holds good or not. transience  takes me to places I’d have missed ensconced in  cushy permanence I’m often accused of being inconsistent. … Continue reading Learning through change