The Summer Breeze

The summer breeze always blows so sweet You know it's always just a cheat There's always a catch, The timing doesn't match And you're left wondering what if, My darling, what if? The breeze is warm, light and soft It could always bring out a spontaneous laugh One that springs from joys unknown From feelings you …

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Summertime Bloom

In the middle of a bridge, in the throes of Summer Stood a young lass, strapped in, hooked and ready to plummet 'Til her death, they thought, is where she's heading Little did they realize, it's destiny laying the setting It was never about jumping and landing "Kaput!" It was always about falling in, possibly, …

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A Million Bottles on the Shore

“Walked out this morning, don't believe what I saw Hundred billion bottles washed up on the shore” Police said this, Sting cried once more Now I join them and say “Don’t let go!” I’m not the noisy loud sort Nor the kind to shout it out from rooftops I’d much rather quietly say I miss …

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Ban Ban

Cos it’s catchier than “Na Khaunga Na Khane Dunga” It’s been a little over a year since the “Modi Sarkar” has come into power and we have seen the government proclaim accolade after accolade – from Swachh Bharat to Mudra Bank, from the buying of Rafale fighters to the Make-in-India initiative, and the latest to …

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Goodbye to my Daddy Dearest…

Happy Birthday Dada!! You are missed... I hope you are enjoying a super banquet in heaven... 🙂 I have never called my father “Daddy” or “Dad”. It has always been “Dada” and would you believe it, sometimes “Father” to be emphatic. I have always been Daddy’s little princess and I learnt from a young age …

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Are We Being Power-Raped?

Today we have society all knotted and tied up with rage and venom because of all the physical rape and molestation going on all over the country. Women are at the receiving end of this appalling injustice. But the buck doesn't stop there -- are we a country that is being power raped? Look at this …

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The High Life… and its connoisseurs

There are many who claim to be ardent fans and followers of the high life. However, enjoying every fine detail of it 365 days of the year is not a luxury all can afford. For the rich, be it the "khandani rich" or the bourgeois, the extravagant lifestyle is a daily feature -- for those …

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