Archive for October, 2008

 

Roots & Wings -A Handbook for Parents ( Rupa & Co)

October 20th, 2008Posted by raksha

Introduction Wanting the ‘best’ and doing one’s utmost to facilitate that ‘best’ in our children, comes naturally to most parents. We stretch beyond the available resources-time, energy, finances, efforts etc. to provide an environment which would enable optimal growth in them. Our dreams for them are noble-we want them to be responsible, confident, intelligent, independent, [...]

Pretension

October 13th, 2008Posted by raksha

Pretense It was a musical evening They were all avowed music lovers The prefect guests in the perfect setting Wine, open sky, moonlit night The artist’s satin-smooth voice His compelling voice Heart-wrenching lyrics Did not make them cry Make them mourn a love lost Make them celebrate a love earned The open inviting sky Did [...]

Desire

October 11th, 2008Posted by raksha

Desire I long for freedom From my own compulsions To be good, moral, desirable I want to break free From the asphyxiating need To prove every moment To myself and others That I am superior Socially, intellectually, physically Perhaps then I might just know What is it that I desire… Raksha Bharadia