A short story : Jane and Joe

Originally posted on Eúnoia:
“Did you sleep well?” he asked concerned “Yes I did.” “How are you feeling now?” “I’m much better. Please don’t worry,” she said, her voice soft “How can I not worry? I am your son.” “Son?” she asked confused. “You must go and rest. You just got discharged from the…

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Kabul is falling

I started this poem three days prior to August 15th – the day when Kabul fell. The television channels buzzed with the news of how close the Taliban was getting to Kabul. Those three days that’s all we talked about- we lamented at the state of the Afghan people and the sorry state of women…

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Friday Flowers

I’m taking part in Friday Flowers – Cee’s FOTD photo challenge. For this week, I’ve got pictures of flowers taken by my sister. She moved homes two months ago and sent me these delightful pictures of flowers growing in and around her house (planted by the previous owner). This plant is cultivated widely and from…

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Art : Sublime

This time I selected a picture using a limited color pallette. Since the color mix involved different shades of dull brown, the biggest challenge was ensuring the painting did not appear a muddy mess. The painting is of everyday objects- a kettle, a dish cover and a bowl. Getting the texture of the metal of…

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