Tag Archives: happiness

Scribbling Stones: Day 2

i saw them there by the sidewalk boulder playing with pebbles, grubby smiles, scruffy shorts, lace old, torn in place, hand in hand a bulwark, is it? two young lives: sidelined for life? is it enough if they have each … Continue reading

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Liebster Award :)

Thank you, Charmaine for nominating me. You can check out this precocious writer at: http://sorrowsinaserenade.wordpress.com/ The questions I need to answer are: 1)When did you start writing? A doublet at two in Malayalam, my mother tongue (This is hearsay. I don’t … Continue reading

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Heart-to-Heart

I spent hours just thinking about what to say to him and then,stammered my way through the conversation. He did have the knack of tripping me up, catching me off-guard and often entreated me to be candid with him, his voice tinged … Continue reading

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Eye Candy

We were playing hide and seek, squeals of boyish laughter and shrieks of girlish delight piercing the air, almost setting the books atumble as i chased him around the shelves, orange-red bag, grimy tee, shiny cheeks and all, using the … Continue reading

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Ensnared

That’s it, thought she, she was enchained for life. This spelled the end to all the variety and colour in her life. She was going down that drab lane that a lot of women do. Thankfully, her maid managed to … Continue reading

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The boy in pink

Watching him tumble over the baby elephant, his fuzzy mane tousled, and then, undaunted, as he got up to test his new-found stand-up skills, a comedian unknowing, unsure on his feet but sure of where he stood, in awe of his awe … Continue reading

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Water-marks

Tentatively testing the waters, one pink-toed foot dipped in, delighting in the ripples, laughter spreading as infectiously as the notes of a signature symphony, seeing in the blueness a brilliance that only she could sight, she leapt in, lapping up … 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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to be fifteen again

To be fifteen again, They flew  down, leaving  husbands  behind, Chores forgotten,  leaves of absence  in  place. To be fifteen again, They dressed up in the gay colours of girlhood, Shrieked with abandon, giggled and ogled! To be fifteen again, … Continue reading

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