The long borne wish was going to be fulfilled today (early) morning. Finally, after years of longing and laziness, I was to visit that one tea stall which had been everyone’s recommendation. The ‘Let-us-not-name-it’ Tea Stall spoiled it for me(as it would for any other chai-lover as well) What you see here is Disappointment objectified….

When The Cuckoo Coos

Today morning, as I was taking a solitary walk around the campus and was admiring its tranquillity, a cuckoo’s melodious chirp happened to catch my attention. Immediately looking up, I tried to find out which tree was the bird sitting on. A young lady, standing nearby, smiled at me helplessly. Nevertheless, I continued with my…

A Cut Below

Me- Uncle, bass thode chhote hi kijiyega…[Uncle, make it only a bit short…] Uncle- Theek, samajh gaye![Okay, got it!] (‘Chhuk chhuk’ goes his scissors, snipping off my hair a bit there, a bit here. A bit more here, a bit more there. I sit there wondering how skilled he is at his craft! ) Uncle-…


Our customary vegetable vendor pulls up right in front of our house… My mother, already awaiting him, names out the vegetables and their desired measure to be popped into the basket one after the other… As Mumma picks up a vegetable, scrutinises it heavily, upbraids the vendor if it is found unhealthy, rotten, undernourished or…


Two versions of truth; You say something, I something Both can be correct!   A/N: This is my first and feeble attempt at SENRYU, a form of Japanese poetry. I know, there’s still way to go for me. Let me know how you found this one. Any new suggestion is more than welcomed.


Of course! Ignorance is Bliss ; but not when it comes from you, a person I cared for so much.


If you find an apt Google image that most precisely supports your idea, your idea is not unique enough! Not sure about this idea!


Both, extreme sadness and extreme happiness, strike at the most unexpected hours.


  Long time back I visited a park where there was this huge fountain. Struck by its monstrous heights and the prodigious amount of foam being produced by it, I tried to deduce the physics behind it. Having pondered for a while, I reached my answer-” So the vehement rotatory force of its internal motor…


A wait of 364 (or 365 days, in case of leap years ) × 24 hours ends in just 24 hours. It would be better if ‘THIS’ most-awaited day never comes and we die in its anticipation! THERE IS MORE JOY IN PURSUIT THAN IN ATTAINMENT! Birthdays- they just go as if they had never…