Monthly Archives: February 2020

Tell a tale 28 : unique

My parents cried and cursed their fate. My grandparents said it could be corrected. The neighbours called me a witch. My classmates laughed and cracked jokes about it.For years I took it all in stride. Indeed, I was odd but … Continue reading

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Tell a tale 27: Blue

Today is a special day. I woke as usual at sharp 4am, boiled milk,added coffee powder in the filter and kept idlis in the cooker. After my bath I wore the blue silk saree with the temple border. The one, … Continue reading

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Tell a tale 26: Slipping on the slopes

The white against the blue seems particularly spectacular today. She giggles and turns around.“Are you recording ?”“Yes!” This past week has not been easy ,her first time at slopes. My first as ski instructor. My breath catches as she glides … Continue reading

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Tell a tale 25: Storm in my heart

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Tell a tale 24: Ever yours

I cannot wipe the pearls that streak your face Because hurt cannot be wiped away in haste For there are sorrows so deep and darkThat the tides must raise and fall for them to heal I cannot give you directionBecause … Continue reading

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Tell a tale 23 :Becoming strangers…

Herein lies the reason why it will never be what it could have been between us. The unsaid words have piled up like bricks. The more we choose to ignore the more they become conspicuous. The more we laugh about … Continue reading

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Tell a tale 22: Move on

What would you not give… To begin anewAnd get away from rues To gain some spaceIn a unprecedented haste But the cleanliness is short-livedFor memories will continue to pile Some pleasant some bitterAnd some forever The circle of life is … Continue reading

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