Tag: musings

A Part Of Me, A Child Still

In those green fields, I roam still, holding a kite, running wild, chasing fireflies, against the wind, towards the sea, hope in my heart, dreams galore, love abound. A part of me is a child still, there I am in my mom’s kitchen taking…

The Unicorn

A unicorn on my daughter’s face, a piece of face painting that I love, for in her young heart, she believes in unicorns, in magic , in dreams. The unicorn will be gone in a day but I hope in her heart it will…

The Broken Crayons

As usual, the day has fallen short of time. She had so much to do; she couldn’t get to all of it. A day full of mistakes. She is exhausted as she moves about the house, switching off lights, picking up toys. And then…

That Summer

It was the summer of possibilities of hopes that filled the heart, of dreams that strained to come true, of joy that was smug and proud. Youth can be foolish, I knew not then, invincibility a mirage, I knew not then, hopes, frail,a dried…

Will Love Stay?

Love arrives, raw and simple bringing along cousins questions and complexities. Will love stay, will it grow? Or with time, wither, will it? You step into the unknown, love rendering you fearless, You believe that it will all be roses, dreaming of a happily…

I Am Made Of Stories Untold

The sweet nothings of the star struck lovers made me smile, the romance of the newly weds made me blush. Those first baby steps still reverberates in my soul. I have seen it all. The fights, the love, the hate. I have chuckled at…

When We Laughed Easy

The warm hearth of my home the cocoon that was my mom’s hug the small joys that made me laugh the hearty soups,the muddy puddles, all beckon, take me back, life. Oh, the games we played , Raindrops racing against the pane, Cricket in…

A Rainbow In My Window

A rainbow peeps through my window scattering colour in the dark room struggling to sneak into my being determined, stubborn, steady. My head and I, push back, So accustomed to darkness, that blinding are the slivers Of red blue, violet and indigo. Feel some…

A Parting

As the sun slices the darkness, they kiss goodbye, yet again. Light is a bitter truth the dew drop and the rose face each day.

The Moment That Whispered

The calming whirring of the fan,the ticking of the clock,the breeze rustling the curtains,the orange glow of the dying sun,she soaks in the moment.A moment of solitude,A pause, a break, an escape,from the cacophony called life. She reflects on the hidden future,Unravelled past and…

The Fragrances of Life

Can you smell happiness? That divine scent of freshness, of some sun and dew mixed together to create a heavenly concoction?I can smell happiness, in that baby’s giggle, in that first rush of love, in that bird singing, in that first payslip. And what…

I See

I notice the veins in leaves, those lines that struggle to be seen, afraid to get hidden,by the glorious green of the leaf. I notice the reluctance in the wavesto fall back into the sea once they have met and tasted,the soft silkiness of…