As I sit reflecting back over the years gone by, I wonder what went wrong over the years. When I was a small child, I never heard the religious discussions either in my family, school or neighborhood. There was only one Muslim family I knew, … Continue reading The Great Indian Divide !!
I am a doctor and unlike the Facebook frame I am not glad that I am at work. I would too like to #staysafe #stayhome. Yet, I will not leave my duty and stay put till I can. It's totally unsafe to work because most … Continue reading Musings of a Doctor
"Tring, Tring" The shrill sound of her ringtone jolted her from sleep. Slowly, she fumbled with the switches and glanced at the time. 2.30am! "Who is calling me at this unmanly hour ?"Lost in her jumbled thoughts, Richa searched for the ringing mobile phone. A … Continue reading Let Her Be
I am the girl who lives next door. I know you do not remember me. You never spoke to me or heard my voice. I never walked on those streets freely, as I was told I had grown up and boys playing out could tease … Continue reading The Girl Next Door
She grew up reading Cinderella, snow white and Thumbelina. For every girl in distress, came a prince who would love her and decode all the disorder in her life. And they lived happily ever after!Only thing, she did not know what ever happily ever after … Continue reading Fairy Tales – 1
Today morning, As I was checking my what's app and Facebook, I realised It is Mother's Day. A few months before, I would have been one, posting a pic of me and my son, and then checking for likes the whole day, waiting for notifications … Continue reading From An Imperfect Mom !
via Daily Prompt: Climbing " You never have time for us." "Couldn't you spare one hour for his dance performance ?" I could still hear my wife's voice in my head. "Dad! Why didn't u come? All my friend's fathers were there, clicking their photographs. … Continue reading Climbing The Ladder of Success
Speak out "If i speak what's in my mind, people will judge me." So continued his thoughts and she kept silencing himself. It had been 100 days, he was in and out of the self imposed coma. "What, if he tells his parents, they will … Continue reading The Day He spoke
Speech is silver, silence is gold. This was what I learnt all my life. If someone hurls you abuses, don't reply back, just stay silent. If you don't agree, don't get into arguments, just keep silent. If you don't like something, just keep it … Continue reading Silences and conversations
When I was small, I looked at you Like my Father, brother or a friend. As i grew bigger, I realized you do not look at me the same way. The changes in my body, have made you drool over me. Yet, I am not … Continue reading You wronged me.