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That’s a Promise!

It’s a growing pile of unread books, cutouts and scribbles, The TV is on and I hurry, to jot down on my iPhone. The post-its doesn’t seem to work, neither does the scribbles on his letterhead For I digress the very idea of getting anywhere close to you. All the …

Wishful Thinking

A set of dreams that were unrealistic.. Cracking all the interviews ever attended, Having a list of jobs to choose from, An Army officer as a life partner, Topped the list. Never wanted to win a million dollars, Never to marry a royal Prince, But as it may seem, they …

Tiny Shoes

“Look how excited you are!  Slow down, Megha. Our flight is only the day after. And you would awaken Isha”, teased Rohith. They were going back to their motherland after so long. Megha’s excitement is obvious as they were travelling to India for the first time after Isha’s birth. It …

Caught Red-handed

“Ma, but no. I did not eat butter”, said little Krishna when he was caught red-handed. Yashoda looked at her son seated on an upturned mortar with butter smeared hands and feet. Krishna ran as if very much afraid, when he saw Yashoda coming with a stick in hand. He …

Cocoon Dreams

So small, so tender I live in my cocoon that seems like forever. Day and night, in rain and in storm, I sway on the flowery branch contained in my home. Wrapped in silk, asleep for many a day, I look forward to that time where I could flutter away. …

What You Do Not Know

You scream your lungs out when I play with fire, Mom What you do not know is, I was plucking ‘that flower’ to give it to you. You throw your hands up in the air when you find my little treasures between the cushions of your favorite sofa, Mom What …

A Queer Voyage

“Mom, I decided. My birthday party theme is Frozen Princess. I will have a blue princess dress, glass sandals, a tiara, a castle cake and..and..” “Fine, Anu. But now get ready for school. Where are your shoes?” As Mira went about searching her daughter’s shoes, the phone rang. “Hello Mira. …

Make Your Daughter’s First Period Experience Special

It is always a blessing to be born a girl. Your parents are happy to dress you up as a fairy, tie braids and put on bangles. But then, you are eight and is suddenly not allowed to ride your bicycle in skirts or frocks. While you are still confused on what had happened, …

Madaari Movie Review: Irrfan at his terrific best

It’s a no brainer that when we hear the name- Irrfan Khan, we know there would be no compromise on quality acting. And his presence makes a film worth watching. His latest movie- Madaari, directed by  Nishkant Kamat is no different. An unusual plot with strong, emotional act pierces your …

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