Respectful & Necessary: India’s Daughter

I am posting this on March 9, 2015. A regular Monday. Rape is not just an International Women's Day issue. It is an everyday-of-the-year issue. Death and Birth of Nirbhaya On the night of December 16 2012 a 23-year-old woman, a medical student, was gang raped by 6 men in a moving bus in Delhi.... Continue Reading →

Though symmetry can be pleasing to the eyes asymmetry can grab all your senses.   An informal ode to an uncharacteristic love I wrote, in quiet symmetry of love and loss, About the ineptitude of wisdom's foresight. One hears and sees but does not learn until one crosses The path littered with shattered hopes. A... Continue Reading →

Hammerblows by Mr. Pink, The Husband (#11)

I am going to start a blog, like a support group, and name it 'My Wife's a Blogger'.   Mr. Pink is feeling neglected. I should feel sorry, but then he also (always) says,   Aren't you going to put what I just said on 'Mr. Pink's Hammersmith Blows'?    No! I am not! And it is... Continue Reading →


Not just a mathematical uncertainty An exclamation of human emotion that Makes one feel insensible, irrational. I wonder how much it matters - this Need to logically think, to unravel Quandaries with a stick of a defined length And set out the shapes in perfect geometry. Where does it come from? We are governed by... Continue Reading →

A final acceptance speech made to share 33 blog sites

Thank you to everyone who has ever nominated me for anything. I appreciate it but this is going to be my last acceptance since it takes a LOT of time to make these posts. In case anyone ever feels like giving me another award please don't desist and I will accept it on an honorary basis.... Continue Reading →

New Awards for the New Year – Part I (Virtual Blog Tour)

This year has started off with me being nominated by some exceptional bloggers for some wonderful awards. Although I am usually very uncomfortable when praised I would be completely amiss if I didn’t say I am very grateful. You have hundreds if not thousands of blogs that you follow. You read, like and discuss many... Continue Reading →

Letter to Googlers who happened upon my blog

Dear Google searcher aka Googler I usually don't get to see what brought you to my blog. You have strict privacy settings and I only get to stare into the abyss of 'Unknown search terms', trying to decipher your intentions. Then there are days when something quite extraordinary happens: I finally get to see your trail... Continue Reading →

Solar by Philip Larkin teaches

Solar Suspended lion faceSpilling at the centreOf an unfurnished skyHow still you stand,And how unaidedSingle stalkless flowerYou pour unrecompensed The eye sees youSimplified by distanceInto an origin,Your petalled head of flamesContinuously exploding.Heat is the echo of yourGold. Coined there amongLonely horizontalsYou exist openly.Our needs hourlyClimb and return like angels.Unclosing like a hand,You give for ever.... Continue Reading →

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