Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

She asked, “hope the scooter is alright”. I was sad and felt she was not at all worried about me. She gave me a look and was busy with the daily chores. I cried and decided to clear my queries. I asked her, ” Maa, you are not at all worried about me....
Make me a Barbie Doll

Make me a Barbie Doll

“Doctor, can you make me look like Barbie?” the little girl asked the plastic surgeon, clutching her favourite Barbie doll.Looking down at the five year old girl, the surgeon’s heart melted. With moist eyes he said, “I will do my best, I promise.”A congenital defect,...
The burnt hand

The burnt hand

Steeja was around eight-month-old toddler, joyously crawling all over making everyone’s life merry all the time. It was a summer morning and Kirti, her mother, was on day off. Since, she also had an elder kid, so Kirti planned to make an awesome meal for the duo. As...
Ma

Ma

11/4/19Ma… it is a beautiful word, and I’m sure you are as beautiful as this word is. Do you look like the woman I see in my dreams? You sing to me lullabies in your soft and tender voice. I love it when you caress me, so gently and affectionately. I want to be...
Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

One of my most treasured memories is of a trip that I went on with my mother a couple of years after my marriage. Mother-daughter, wife-wife. The trip was one of those ten-day Europe trips organised by a renowned travel agency. It started from Rome and a mini disaster...
Togetherness

Togetherness

Television, shopping malls, gift centers, every nook and corner had hoardings with cheesy messages of Mother’s day. It created a Focusing effect on my brain. I bought her a bouquet and planned a  dinner at a top-notch restaurant. On the D-day, I was occupied in the...