Archive for February, 2010

 

Knowing ‘longing’

February 27th, 2010Posted by raksha

Knowing ‘longing’ So unreachable Hiding beneath layers Elusive and proud Demanding that I put off all else To know ‘thee’ Sit calm Unloop me gently In time Thee says… Or else Find one more knot In the already unfathomable I have not the time I protest in earnest Besides I know not too That I [...]

On Love

February 27th, 2010Posted by raksha

On love Irrespective whether we are currently under the spell of an all-consuming ‘romantic love’ or not, the topic never fails to pique our interests. And what better occasion than Valentines to write about it! Scholars, philosophers, writers, poets have tried to dissect and analyze ‘love’ through the centuries and yet its definition continues to [...]

Back to the basics….

February 27th, 2010Posted by raksha

Back to the Basics Today I want to be what I was till I had not learnt to be socially perfect, savvy, pleasant and acceptable. Today I want to go back to the basics even if for a day, an hour and live life the way I did when I was a child, when I [...]

Fun…

February 27th, 2010Posted by raksha

Fun “Jesus,” he said softly. All of the feelings, all of the searching and reflecting, a lifetime of feeling and searching and reflecting, came together at that moment. And he fell in love wit Franseca Johnson, farmer’s wife, of Madison County, Iowa, long ago from Naples. These were the feelings of Robert Kincaid, protagonist of [...]

For three potatoes…

February 27th, 2010Posted by raksha

For three potatoes… Summer vacations meant bliss, endless fun and dhamaal. Twenty-three of us, cousins from five to sixteen, formed a united troupe at our nani’s house for a full month each summer, much to the horror of the elders in charge. We were literally the stress-test incarnate with our pranks, never-ending hunger pangs, and [...]