Rambles, Rhymes and Tales

yes, deep fried, of course.

it's not possible to think of history while thinking of chops. especially mutton chops. and yet, i tried. one may ...
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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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A Name Is A Name

Guest writer Lalita Arya examines a name and what really might be in it. There is a café called Bagel ...
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a meeting in petra

"what's your name?" i asked the young boy sitting casually on his mule, the glittering red sandstone city all around ...
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what is cooking

What’s Cooking Today?

Apparently, guests are the equivalent of Gods. And the one thing I have learnt over the years is that these ...
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the parrot green umbrella

i won't start singing but hoisting that umbrella over my head and dashing out onto the glittering rain lashed zebra ...
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A reason to smile

A reason to smile

Someone decided today's is best friends day.. We wish you celebrate friendship every day.. Reposting.. I must writeFor I must ...
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remember the code?

this morning, twitter took me to an article in the washington post, which in turn hauled me straight back to ...
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for b

who reaches through the shredding the dreadful denuding who thrusts away the demon embedded entrenching who catches the sun and ...
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the battle

my heart was in a battlefield today defeat had touched my dreams truth as i had always known it to ...
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Mountain Love

Oh mighty mountains! You make me seem so small, I stare at you in awe, whilst you sit out there ...
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Smell the Roses

Did you Smell the Roses?

Reposting since am without electricity at my house again... I returned home to darkness. They had disconnected power supply to ...
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beauty and the beast and me

Beauty and the Beast and Me

She is a girl who does not want the everyday life. She wants adventure. She does not want to settle ...
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the last day of march

things keep moving moving so fast one moment it's there and now it's gone what about the things that stay ...
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black poetry

Black

Is it a colour or absence of one, Or is it a sign of superstition. Is it a mixture of ...
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Home Poetry

A Home Is…

That wall against which I rest my tired head The last step sitting on which I stare blankly ahead I ...
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the chilli farmer’s son

i keep thinking of her face. the naked helplessness. her expressions are almost gone, the suffering robbing her of that ...
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a happy holi piece

you charged out and grabbed someone and covered their face, head, neck, whatever you could get hold of, in bright, ...
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pursuit of knowledge

In Pursuit Of Knowledge

I am amazed at how many people I know who have gone on to study more than me. A Masters ...
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Freedom Like girl

Like a girl…

A few days back, I went to supervise one of the school plays which was shortlisted to be presented on ...
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keep the day

sorry but i find the international women's day one of the most patronising notions ever. read up a bit on ...
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Buddha & Friends

A poem by our guest writer Lalita Arya .................................................................. I went a-walking, casually strolling  in the busy market place, there ...
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of chilli chicken, hakka chow, and other such important things.

this morning, a friend who had tracked me down after years, thanks to writersbrew (that thought makes me so happy ...
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food snacks indo guyanese

Food and snacks of Guyana: Indo-Guyanese and other dishes

It looks like an ordinary birthday cake, but it is hardly just a cake. It is the famous Guyanese Christmas ...
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