Home: Just Another Place Without the People

  I am visiting my home town, Kohima, after one full year. If you have read my other posts, you will know just how attached I am to this beautiful place and its people. My heart is always tightly stringed… Continue Reading

The Imitation Game in a Marriage

  Imitation is the most vital factor for the survival of any live organism on earth. If any living thing existed anywhere else in the universe, they would also be dependent on imitation for their survival. Man, animal, bird, fish,… Continue Reading

Nighttime: When Devils Come Out to Play

I grew up in a very tiny place where people whisper after nightfall as if afraid of the darkness. Lying on our beds at 7:30 pm or earlier, we felt disturbed by footsteps of night crawlers and engines of occasional… Continue Reading

A Farmer’s Shed

  There can’t be a greater sin than breaking into a farmer’s shed. A tattered hut built from collected and begged scraps, Made to stand on salvaged, old but reliable poles of timber, cut open oil tin cans nailed to… Continue Reading

Waiting to be Wowed

I am waiting for my next ‘WOW’ moment. It has been a while…. That kind of moment when I can’t believe my Eyes, When I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. The tiniest hair on my body will Stand,… Continue Reading

Our Earth is Slipping

Earth is slipping, And we are sleeping. Plains are flooded, The forest is gutted. The ice is melting, Temperature is rising. It is raining acid, We pray for life placid. We gasp for clean air, Yet, we need an heir.… Continue Reading

Who Doesn’t Care for Commendations and Condemnations?

It is so sad that life is all about earning commendations. Even a new-born is expected to do something to impress and this trend continues till death finally relieves us from this duty. Nobody is exempted. If one does decide… Continue Reading

The Echoing Highlight of all my Summer Breaks

Summer vacation was just a mere two weeks keeping in mind that schools remained close for two whole months in winter. I never minded this arrangement after all who wants to have school works during the festive season and also,… Continue Reading

The Guava Tree

Behind our house used to be a guava tree, Where my brother and I often sat for free. Leaning against its cool creamish trunk, We would chatter and sing till the sun sunk. Sometimes we helped peel its exhausted barks… Continue Reading

On a Usual Sleepless Night

On a night when I am struggling to sleep off, I feel that insomnia must be one of the most distressing diseases to suffer from. I am not insomniac. On such sleepless nights, a minute seems like ten and before… Continue Reading

12 Things That Irritates me the Most (Like it Matters)

12. Combing hair in open: Just the sight of a comb coming out of a pocket or a bag disgusts me. I can only think of dirt, lice and another person’s hair falling all over the floor and on me.… Continue Reading

Mama Bird Laid Two Eggs

Mama bird laid two eggs, Now she rarely stretches her legs. At the foot of my aloe plant, Which on a pot stands aslant. One is bigger than the other, Because the other came later. Papa bird is always close… Continue Reading