Sometimes temporary lasts a few minutes at other times it is whole lifetime. Sometimes it is measured in minutes or hours at other times it is measured in feelings and yet often it is measured in terms of the only permanent entity in this life. Have you guessed already, what I am talking about? As … Continue reading Everything is temporary
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Katy Kelleher | Longreads | March 2019 | 16 minutes (4,107 words) In The Ugly History of Beautiful Things, Katy Kelleher lays bare the dark underbellies of the things we adorn ourselves with. Previously: the grisly sides of perfume and angora. * * * “There was once upon a time a… Continue reading The Ugly History of Beautiful Things: Pearls
Instant Coffee was a charm Instant milk was a novelty! What a craze! When growing up… Oh! Lest I forget the instant news On an old black and white tv Then came noodles…Instant noodles… ‘Ready in bas 2 minutes.’ the ad said Now, everything is in an ‘Instant’… Granted by CEOs who want to gift … Continue reading My ‘Instant’ life…
In my constant search for God, I forget that kindness and gratitude Are pillar stones of God And what is important to be right or to be kind? In my selfishness, I do not see, The silent tears, The quiet sobbing, The loud rage, In those beautiful eyes I do not hear, The despair, in … Continue reading Seeking Compassion….
Once upon a time outside the village of Rakhigarhi, there lived a snake a.k.a. saap, named Cobra. Cobra was well known for his viciousness nature to the villagers, he had bitten many, hurt many more and killed quite a few. The villagers avoided his nesting area. One day, a group of boys were playing with … Continue reading The Snake a.k.a. saap
Once upon a time on the beautiful Ranmal lake a.k.a. Talav, in Jamnagar, Gujarat, lived 3 friends: Batak, Machimar and Kachbo. They were happy on their lake, eating fish, bathing in the sun and exchanging tidbits about their day. Kachbo talked all day and night. Batak and Machimar listened patiently. Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring: … Continue reading The Tortoise a.k.a. Kachbo
Chaos in calm… Happiness in sadness… All pearls on a necklace so long… Laughing one moment, crying the next… Is it how it goes? Searching for happiness, Finding happiness, Losing happiness, Feeling sad Searching for happiness again… Is the journey in life… Learning, it is all fleeting and All changing… As are you… Learning, Th … Continue reading Happiness…