Skip to main content


Showing posts from June, 2019

Udti Patang

1331 Soaring above the clouds, Touching the skies. Raising against the odds, Kissing the winds. Never in the sidelines, Always in the spotlight. Voyaging beyond the string tugging her tight. Higher she flies, Higher she flies. Leaving the onlookers Dazed and confused, Leaving her mark Wherever she chooses. In a field full of hoppers, She jumps and she dances. She looks down at the clouds As she shoots for the stars. Merriment fills their eyes As they look up with dropped jaws The string tugs at her as she strays too far She nods her head and never loses sight Higher she flies, Higher she flies. Spreading joy unbounded Into the skies.

Sound of Laughter: Wild Wild East

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing. and right-doing there is a field. I'll meet you there.” - Jalal Ad-Din Rumi To travel beyond the borders drawn out by men has always been a desire. It’s not easy. You need time. You need good company. You also need money, and not peanuts. I was at my workplace, in the interlude between the coding phases when Vignesh pinged me. ‘We are going to Thailand! Are you coming?’ Wow. For someone whose previous trips were to Goa and Gokarna, the charm that Thailand offered was too hot to decline. ‘Cool. When are we going?’ ‘The second week of April. There are public holidays coming so we could save our leaves.’ I checked the calendar. No, there was no way I could do it. For, one of the public holidays was Vishu, which is a very important family time. I could not be away from home during Vishu. ‘No. I am not coming.’ The decision was made fast. However, second thoughts lingered. I explained the situation at home