Papa Kehte Hain…

Ranjit slumped into his chair at the Computer Store. He greeted the others with a glum face and immediately began looking out the window after taking off his backpack. Other employees exchanged glances over his uncharacteristic demeanour, trying to see if anyone has any forethought. Everyone went quiet at the same time. Life continued to…

Monday Musings #3 – Aroma-ntic

I am a pretty nosey fellow. No, not in the usual sense of the word, even though I sit in front of a window looking out to an apartment complex with windows showing me quite a few facets of human life. What I mean is I value my nose. Again, not in the sense of…

Monday Musings #2 – Emergency Services Sirens

It is strange to see emergency service vehicles whizzing through traffic as part of daily life. The air buzzing with three different kinds of sirens each day is a bit disorienting. While identifying the difference in the sirens would sure take some time, I wonder how long it would take to get used to them,…

Reunion

The symphony of family pictures Brought a smile of wryness, But memories of arguments Spouted blazing wrath like spicy food   He loathed being the underdog in their discussions Just as he hated being the office clerk He could not accept two bosses For only one would pay   But as his eyes traced the…

Monday Musings #1 – Cooking Speed = Cooking Skill?

Cooking isn’t something that’s entirely new to me. I’m no maestro, but I survive feed myself well (something my mother would have choice words about). What is new to me is the place I’m cooking in and the food I’m cooking. Swapping one corner of the world for the other, I find myself renting a…

Reblog: Earthquake — An Alien at Sea

Loved this post by Seolin Jung at An Alien at Sea. Using literary devices to talk about a sensitive issue with such adroitness is a inspiring. you know what they say during drills.get under the desk, it’s safe. well, I’m the desk,stuck in the corner as the first wave hits,the dishes and pots hit the…