Published : Waiting

I’m very happy to say my poem – ‘Waiting’ has been published by Silver Birch Press under the ‘I am waiting series’. Below is the first stanza of the poem. I waited for a callMy alkaline blood curdlingThe pungency burning my insidesI tasted harshness on my tongueAnd bitterness in my skinI was a wisp of…

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Faith can move mountains

Yesterday, we watched, ‘The Mauritanian,’ – a 2021 film, based on the true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who was detained at Guantanamo Bay prison for fourteen years without charge. He won the right to be free after a court verdict in 2008 which proved he was not involved in the Spetember 11 attacks but…

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Friday Flowers

A burst of colors is the perfect beginning to a day. These pictures of flowers are from around our apartment building. When the lockdown happened and our movement was restricted, these flowers gave us solace. They helped me cope by simply doing what they do – blooming and spreading joy irrespective of sun or rain.…

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Thursday Doors

I took pictures of these doors seven months ago when Mumbai opened up for a while in October 2020. Then we went into a second lockdown in April 2021. We’ve opened up partially now. However, we haven’t been moving around much because there are still a number of restrictions. I hope to get more interesting…

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