Selfishly stern for a day

Selfishly stern for a day

Mother and selfish, can you ever envisage these words together? But that’s exactly what she decided one day. Just as an angry mother punishes her children to discipline them and mend their erring ways, mother earth was up to something stern. ‘I can’t tolerate...
If the Earth became selfish for a day

If the Earth became selfish for a day

She wept. Her bosom quivered, a quake was born. She purged her disappointment in a Tsunami of tears. She was wretchedly distraught. Her errant progeny refused to heed her. So today, she retched out her ire. She heaved her displeasure in tidal waves of discontent. She...
Tethers

Tethers

The beads and chains, Of custom and tradition, The inking of my face, The branding, in your name; Will not ground me! Rebellious my eyes Resolute my lips, My longing to escape. Surrounds me! My freedom, beyond fretters, I shall find. And I shall flee. Confined I am...
An Imaginary City

An Imaginary City

As I was thinking of an imaginary city, The one who created it must really be witty. Do you know the place name? Well, it’s called …. The dream plain. It has mountains of ice-cream, Which will make children witnessing it, beam. And having fruits encased in coverings...
Woman’s World!

Woman’s World!

Walking, into the deep, dense but inhabited mind forest, I chanced upon a well. Happily drinking water I peeped inside. I stared at a man with moustaches and a turban. Gasping with shock, I looked around. It was me, the magical well water was reflecting my mirror...