I miss it….

Stress is a pretty common phenomenon in today’s world, even though we assume we are free of it, it’s always lingering around the corner. We don’t accept it, but we know it. Worries, tension, sorrow overtake us even at the smallest mishappening. I hate growing up! As we grow up, we lose up on some of the most valuable characteristics that we had in a once-upon-a-time called … [Read more...]

Are you missing your Childhood?

childhood

Strangely, i don't miss my childhood. Perhaps because it wasn't perfect but then whose is. But only yesterday i saw a poll on fb : What do you miss most? and so many people answered childhood. And there's a ghazal by Jagjit singh that goes like this; "ye daulat bhii le lo, ye shoharat bhii le lo bhale chhiin lo mujhase merii javaanii magar mujhako lautaa do bachapan … [Read more...]

She was fair as is the rose in May

…and she was fair as is the rose in May - Geoffrey Chaucer It won’t be an exaggeration if I say the journey of a woman from girlhood to womanhood is like a rose which has blossomed itself from a tiny bud to an open flower. The bud holds more of beauty than the plant itself because it is filled with innocence which only knows the world of fairies; but day by day it grows until … [Read more...]

Innocence Recaptured

first day at school

Hectic exams are over! It’s time now to fully revive myself from the imprints the exams have left on me. Finally having some sleep after sooo long, waking up late in the morning….. The life’s in full party mode. Recently, I was returning from a get together at a dear friend’s house when I encountered a kid in my neighborhood. She came hoping to me. Very excited, she seemed to … [Read more...]

When I was a kid ..

There was a time when I was a kid And had least knowledge of what I did But now I am a grown up And have various expectations to live up The complexity of life was not understood Now when I do I wish the time had stood The burden was very light and everything was fun But now with the heavy load I have to run There were races then, there are races now But the … [Read more...]