Monthly Archives: February 2012

OFF-ice

She sat: an uncrowned queen on her throne. Power glittered on the tip of her Roman nose. “Charging through the nose!”- the exclamation came through flared nostrils, the air thick with her air of superiority. The idiotic superciliousness that she felt over the misplaced … Continue reading

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Joyride

Worn, shriveled and old, with just the sun and stars for company, I spent a good two weeks before I found my new family. The kids shrieked with delight as soon as they saw me. Balanced between the sidewalk ledge … Continue reading

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Slip-pers

Theirs was a casual friendship- one made over bread and biscuits and a chip here and there. They never made dates and yet, were always glad to see each other. One day, one confidently told the other- “Get me slippers … Continue reading

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Softly, o soft(l)y

Fragile. Delicate. Precious. Such were the words he inspired in those who came across him; he never deliberately ‘came’ across’ anyone. But then, he fell for the porcelain skin, the delicate features, the innocent smile. He looked forward to running into Angel-face … Continue reading

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Dance Dance Dance

A jump, a skip, a smile, a laugh, twirl, turn, chop, peal- the morning was an activity swirl.there was insistent music in the background and she kept nodding her head, keeping the beat with an almost grim determination- the prescription … Continue reading

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rash-me-rambled for a whole year!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,800 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Gajra

Cleverly pleated saree, jasmines tucked in her plait, curves that belied her respectable-mother-of-two status- she looked and felt good. Was it any wonder that she rose much before the city and bustled to her work-place where half a dozen urbane dwellers awaited the … Continue reading

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