durga – rambles, rhymes and tales

Change, the constant – A poem

They say change is constant So let there be some change It doesn't happen in an instant It works at its ...
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City girl in town – A story in verse

Tanya reached home one day after finishing her class A cheerful happy day she thought it was Until her folks ...
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ankahi baatein hindi poem

अनकही बातें (Ankahi baatein) – A Hindi poem

अनकही बातें कई तुमसे कहनी थीं पास आकर बैठो हाल-ए-दिल ज़रा सुनलो तुम्हें मालूम था परेशानी मेरी संभाला जब उलझी ...
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Have you ever had Pesarattu Upma?

Pesarattu, it's been a personal favourite since my childhood. Pesarattu is a dosa made from moong dal where pesara means ...
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Life’s Perils – A poem

There's something 'bout life's perils They keep coming back, of course they will But each time, the roles are changed ...
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the man in the lift : chapter 1

celebrating the festival season with a brand new romance. enjoy the first sparks, back with more soon.  he was the ...
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Try and try – A pondering poem

An age old saying Memory would often feed Try and try And you will succeed I've often wondered Whether it's ...
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The melodious sound of the anklets

I never tire from hearing The melodious sound of the anklets Years since I've been wearing Beautiful pieces resting on ...
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avakaya mango pickle recipe

Making of the Avakaya – The Mango Pickle

Whenever summer arrives, my mother starts worrying about getting things ready for the daunting task of making the mango pickle ...
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yearning

The Yearning …

Ab ke baras bhej bhaiyya ko, babul Savan mein leejo bulaaye re … This soulful rendering by Asha Bhonsle, from ...
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hate love filled poem

I hate you – A love filled poem

In a world full of dishonesty and deceit With animosity and abhorrence all over replete You entered my life proving ...
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barsaat ki yaad hindi poem

Barsaat ki yaad – Hindi poem

गीली मिट्टी की सोंधी खुशबू से एक याद चली आती है  भीगती थी जब पानी में  वो बरसात याद आती ...
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badal hindi poem

Badal (Clouds) – A Hindi poem

यूँ चलते चलते जब नज़र ऊपर उठी एक अलग ही दुनिया मुझको दिखी विपरीत और विभिन्न, स्वच्छ और निर्मल नीला ...
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Life A Poem

Life – A poem

 Is the glass half full or is it half empty? From person to person, the answer will vary Just so ...
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indian postman

The good old postman

A few days back I received a parcel. It wasn't delivered by the courier boy nor was it a delivery ...
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