Archive for December, 2007



December 15th, 2007Posted by raksha

Space I asked him for appraisal Insisting on honesty He was It needed reworking Loads of it It has potential though He ended Aah…got my straw To hang on I sighed! I knew I had to View the glass half full And fill up the empty bit But before the reconstruction I had to ‘be’ [...]

Where do i begin?

December 13th, 2007Posted by raksha

Where do I begin? People deal too much with the negative, what is wrong…. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom. Hanh, Thich Nhat One fine morning I was taking a walk in my building compound. I could see only concrete, cement, steel and mortar. The [...]

The Gift

December 11th, 2007Posted by raksha

The gift It is awful How could she have done this? Aren’t we best friends? Flowers would have looked better Than the ugly thing which sat and stared back Angering me more every moment One thing was certain though It had not been a passed-on gift She had shopped it especially for me I looked [...]

It does not end here

December 7th, 2007Posted by raksha

It does not end here! He fought for his dignity As he read what the mail said The dejection in his voice was unmistakable They said, ‘it does not suit our immediate publishing list’ Does this mean I need to wait? It surely does not mean an outright ‘No’… Does it? I knew he must [...]

Simplicity is freedom!

December 7th, 2007Posted by raksha

Simplicity is freedom The auditorium overflowed People filled the walkways too In anticipation of a brilliant show From the master Artist…the legend! I too was prepared to use every superlative That my language could churn out I had been training in the form myself And prided on understanding the nuances The show began What was [...]

No-courage under fire

December 2nd, 2007Posted by raksha

No-courage under fire! The mayhem at the counter ‘Ahmedabad check-in’ was unbelievable. 250 passengers were screaming for explanation, threatening with sues, requesting for what is rightfully theirs at the top of their voices. They were justified to do so too. Emirates had just declared that passengers with confirmed seats to the Dubai-Ahmedabad flight wouldn’t be [...]