Little Did She Know

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I love writing 55 fiction. You may not believe me when I say this, but packing a story or event into 55 words is a delightful exercise. Here are my three 55 fiction pieces. The last goodbye She was in unbearable pain. I finally convinced her we had to admit...


A Rush Of Memories

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A rush of memories I have a little sister I do not know her name We do share a parent Well, that’s a bloody shame One day I was waiting For the dean to return Idly contemplating The mystic bamboo fern Just then I saw two men They walked towards...


My Little Sister

I fondly kept telling you, Mi, that in our next life, you shall be my little sister. I’d promise to protect you from all those who bullied you, made you cry and tried to rob you of your self-respect with false accusations you never bothered disputing. And then one day...


Resolutions are good. Results are better

Resolutions are good, results are better Before we knew it, 2014 was nudging us. For a change I was in bed by 11.30 pm. Yep. I slept in 2013 and woke up in 2014. And that is how I celebrated New Year’s eve. As I went to bed I was...


Reflections on 11 Things Every Woman Should Write Down Before the Year Ends

Mi, you would love this article at Oprah’s called 11 Things Every Woman Should Write Down Before the Year Ends. I was charmed by what I read. While I am not one to pick up a pen and take action on posts like these even if I intend to, in...


That’s What Friends Are For

Mi, this post was brewing in my head anyway and it is sheer coincidence I am writing it today close on the heels of a most satisfying conversation I had with Tanu. Here’s an edited transcript for you. (T is Tanu and Me is obviously yours truly!) ♥ T: Hi...


That Blessing In Disguise

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Somehow the trip materialized, our tickets got confirmed. We went. Had a glorious time. Visited some old haunts. En route to our destination on day 3, we landed at the Tadbund Hanuman Temple. My eyes brimmed with tears, thinking of that December back in 1996 when we visited it every...

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