Archive for January, 2008



January 21st, 2008Posted by raksha

Estrangement We had known each other for more than ten years She allowed me my frailties I out-waited her low rage-filled phases She introduced me to the beauty of her world I showed her the simplicity of mine We complimented each other And life went on Till the day I overtook In beauty…for simplicity I [...]

Evolution….is Universal!

January 18th, 2008Posted by raksha

Evolution! The topic of the day was numbers. I picked Mathemagic, a volume from Child Craft, a set of encyclopaedia from the World Book which dealt with the metaphysics of how numbers came into existence. As always I read the first page and was bombarded with their ‘why’s’. Who thought of numbers, why did numbers [...]

The Taj’s rear!

January 7th, 2008Posted by raksha

The Taj’s rear! The call of the Taj finally worked and I found myself waking up to the resounding echo of ‘Allah-o-Akbar’ in Agra one December morning. We had reached Agra in the middle of the night but with the first rays of the sun, right from my bed itself, I could see the wonder [...]

Love in hatred

January 4th, 2008Posted by raksha

Love in hatred I didn’t want to party-hop He was firm on going My anger went on an upward drive He knew it would be so He also knew That he would handle me later He could We went Those words would pierce him Prick his ego Besides they were not true Yet I had [...]