Writing

The stoned night

“Do you have fever”, said the nurse at the Ruby Hall hospital’s emergency ward. “No”, I said. “Do you feel pain below your tummy”, she asked. “No”, I said. She twisted her eyebrows and I sensed that she wasn’t too happy serving a patient who had absolutely no complaints and was yet brought to the emergency …

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About time

We had my husband’s three uncles and their entire families over for lunch during Diwali. It was a full house with 20 adults and 3 hyperactive toddlers in our humble 2 bedroom apartment. After everyone happily gulped the sumptuous meal, all the men hastily plonked themselves on the sofas of our living room. It almost …

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Man on mountain

Keep it together

I can see a million faces tremor,As I move my hand north furtherI told them, I was adjusting the hairDon’t worry you’re not in despair All the world is coming to a standstillOnly time will tell if we go uphillIt’s a lesson from the universeThat the future could get adverse So lets keep it togetherRespect …

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