Thursday photo prompt: Bells #writephoto( a repost)

A haibun The vernal bloom was in full blossom. The air was fresh and crisp with a heady fragrance all around. The tall trees majestically loomed up high to meet the blue skies and watched happily the earth below lush and pristine. The base of dark brown trunks was ensheathed in a colourful carpet of… Continue reading Thursday photo prompt: Bells #writephoto( a repost)

An acceptance

The question that we all ask at all times is that when it will end? When shall we get back our freedom? When shall we move about uninhibited? When shall we stop eying the other person with scepticism? When shall we give up our obsessive cleanliness disorder? The massive upheaval has left us bewildered. Caged… Continue reading An acceptance

A strange world

Strange is this new world! Anonymous fear, All pervading, A fragile trust, Wary trepidation, Lonely roads, Shuttered and desolate, Caged minds, Barred souls, Afar. Bonhomie vanished, No festive fire, A melancholic moroseness, A pallid gloom. As we pray for days of yore, When life was a celebration, A momentous jubilation.

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 13/2020

"Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “nail.” Use it as a noun or a verb." As I sit at home in extended lockdowns I spend more time with myself. Trying to find the essence of life,the ' I ' inside me that had got lost somewhere. And trying to nail the truth… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 13/2020

Lockdown Day 62

The new normal code is now inculcated in our systems. Days roll on in a chronological sequence but time has stood still. We have done all new things possible to while away time. The carefree mingling and rambling seems to have been consigned to history. The surging crowds have been deluged in the invisible surge.… Continue reading Lockdown Day 62

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS May 16/2020

"Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “want.” Make the word “want” the first, second, or third word of your post." There are so many things that I want to do right now... * Cuddle up in my bed with AC full blast and sleep dead for the full day! *I wishfully want… Continue reading The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS May 16/2020

Lockdown Day 35 & 36

Days are going by. Numbers are rising. The fear that lockdown may be extended is in the air. Tempers are rising and people are edgy. Yesterday there was a fight in the Society Whatsapp group. People were complaining about cats and dog in the complex that have been there for past several years. And the… Continue reading Lockdown Day 35 & 36

Lockdown Days 32;33;&34

I could not put down the last three days because I had slipped and hurt myself. So many days in confinement make me wonder of the times when I used to step out at the slightest excuse. I loved just walking through sometimes bustling and sometimes empty roads watching the avid shoppers and noisy shopkeepers… Continue reading Lockdown Days 32;33;&34