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Revisiting Gratitude

Been kind of down in the dumps lately… At the end of the day I’m left feeling tired and complaining. Mostly my complaint is that I don’t have fun any more. So… What am I doing about it? On Monday, I read these lines in ‘Notes from the Universe’ a delightful newsletter I subscribe to … Continue reading



Little sticks of wax Red. Yellow. Green. Blue So pretty on their own Blend into different hues Little tubes of liquid White. Gray. Purple. Gold. Have a story to tell What secrets they hold! Pots of precious glitter Pink. Silver. Orange. Brown Like bits of magic stars Delight as they shine down These pictures capture … Continue reading

Must I really write?

Must I really write To feel complete? Must I really drop my thoughts and not compete? Why should this flow Stop me on my tracks? Why must the lyrical Tease me till I crack? It’s as though a torrent inside Waits to break free As soon as I see blank spaces I’m issued a decree … Continue reading

Dil Ki Aawaz

Woh kya hai jo duniya chahti hai mujhse Mere dil ki ghazal Mere mann ka taraana Ek boond hasi ki Woh muskurana.. Kyun bhatki hu main darbadarr? Jab dil bas keh raha hai Meri aawaz suno Pyaar ka raag suno Yeh raag hamesha hai tumhare saath Bas pakde rehna hai apne dil ka haath Itna … Continue reading

The Treasure

Bare white walls When etched with the name Divine Become sacred   A blank canvas, When splashed with colour Becomes a picture   Sheets of paper.. gone awry Become a story when Adorned with words strung together   A dash of vermillion On the forehead Speaks of love and loyalty And commitment forever   The … Continue reading


Tender moments Of words unspoken Quiet smiles exchanged Of promises unbroken   Glances that speak Lips that seek Of childish glee And sometimes gilmpses Of stark reality   Of heart-stopping looks Of wonderment and excitement Of soft touches tight embraces   A flash of anger A tear slips by A suppressed sigh Heart melting when … Continue reading

What does Freedom mean to you?

What a question! I didn’t know that Mujeeb asking me and the Deep Red Ink team this question would lead me to one of the most unforgettable journeys of my life. One that consumed me – emotionally, physically, intellectually and spiritually – but only because I chose to be consumed by it. I think at … Continue reading

The 7 day positivity experiment – Day 7

Wow! Day 7 is here! This has been a great week.. I thank all who’ve read this blog for their interest, comments and love. It’s not that I haven’t had any challenges this week, but my thoughts have shifted to focus on what’s right, what’s good and that which I desire. It’s humbling to see … Continue reading

The 7 day positivity experiment – Day 6

Well, I wrote my Day 5 post last night but got engrossed in a conversation with Kiran, and didn’t have time to review and publish, so just published that! It was interesting that Kiran and I had a second conversation after he had a little nap. Needless to say, our conversation was pretty magical. I … Continue reading

The 7 day positivity experiment – Day 5

Accidentally deleted my Day 5 post! Will try and recall what I had written last night but hadn’t published.. I am happy and grateful for: 1. My conversation with Kiran: Kiran and I had a cleansing and deep conversation. Thank you K for being the space that you are for me. I am so glad … Continue reading