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Sone Ka Anda/Musings (Woman)

-By Kalpana- Woman I am a woman. A female. Basking in my Femininity. A feminine. Not a feminist.  I do not want to be a man. I do not want to be you. Your bonafide features are safe with you.  I wouldn’t want to trade mine. For that’s not what we envy. We envy you your… Continue reading Sone Ka Anda/Musings (Woman)

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Sone Ka Anda/Musings (Let there be light)

-By Kalpana- Let there be light! And my brain went into an over drive. What kind of light? Neon light? Tube light? LED light? Low voltage light? Night lamp? Lamp light? 100 Watts bulb? 1000 watts bulb? Candle light?  The light for me is the light that accentuates the darkness. Out for a stroll at… Continue reading Sone Ka Anda/Musings (Let there be light)

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Sone Ka Anda/ Musings (Basics of Nature)

-By Kalpana- The restlessness had become a part. There was all there is to call my life a comfortable, happy life. Affluence, rich, upper class living, good family life. Family life was peppered with usual everyday arguments, laughter, sharing, loneliness, me-time, individuality and we belong moments.  Yet, this restlessness persisted. There was something missing. My… Continue reading Sone Ka Anda/ Musings (Basics of Nature)

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Ah! Youth

-By Kalpana- My large 3 storey house stood facing the Main Street. It was flanked on the opposite diagonal right by St. Joseph’s Boys’ School and on the left by St. Joseph’s Girls School. Behind our house but, about 350 meters behind, stood Sri Gujarathi Vidyalaya School which was accessible by the adjacent lane. All… Continue reading Ah! Youth

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Holi

-By Kalpana- Holi.. Mounds of colours, Colourful mounds, Fistful of colours, Raining colours, Dhol and rhythm, Dance and melody, Spirit of Holi, Spirits in Holi, Colourful mounds, mounds of colours Water guns abound, Colourful Balloons bursts  Solid colours, powders of colours Colourful mounds, mounds of colours  Sprayed on spotless white Stark and bright Laughter and… Continue reading Holi