Crown – #HaikuHorizons

Thwarted at the gathering by hurtful words spoken, Not the one to succumb,  All she did was straighten her crown Written for Haiku Horizons Weekly Challenge Week #235 Prompt: Crown This is my first try. Hope you like it.

The Mighty Banyan – #ThursdayTreeLove

This mighty Banyan tree lives and grows in a small village on the outskirts of Chennai where my farm is. Every time I pass this sight, I have an overwhelming feeling that we are so minuscule compared to this gigantic tree; makes me wonder how many generations this tree must have seen so far and…

Mothering…A fiercely universal emotion- #Wordlesswednesday

This is such a powerful emotion and a unique bond shared by a mother and child, irrespective of which species it belongs to. I got just a couple of seconds to click this picture on our way up the hair-pin loops of Ooty hills. I didn’t want to disturb them or threaten them by my…

Stairway to heaven – ##ThursdayTreeLove

No other title comes to my mind except “Stairway to heaven”. Hope the Famous English rock band Led Zeppelin don’t mind. But what else could you call this? These beautiful tall trees reaching the skies reside in Conoor. I have visited Conoor a few times and these magnificent trees never fail to amaze me. Linking…

Misty Heaven – #WordlessWednesday

The mist rising above the mighty mountains and merging with the skies seems so mystical. You feel like you have been transported to a heavenly abode. What else could be this beautiful! Imagine sitting on that rock and humming a mesmerizing song by Gulzar…Bliss! This picture was shot somewhere on the western ghats of Mahabaleshwar….

Pizza with Pizzazz – #FlavoursomeTuesdays

Homemade whole-wheat pizza…This brings out the true essence of “Taste bhi, Health bhi” (stealing the tag line of some ad…can’t remember which one though) I try adding spinach, broccoli, corn, tomatoes, onion, olives, pineapple and jalapenos too. My kids pick the varieties of veggies they want and we end up creating upto 6 varieties on…

#FridayFlashFiction

This was a winning story on Women’s Web which I wrote for their Friday Flash Fiction series. Thank you #WomensWeb.  

Red Lipstick – #FlashFiction

Momspresso –  #FlashFiction  #Photo Prompt Reema stood in front of the mirror sporting her favourite red lipstick. As she smoothened her shiny hair, a rush of emotions swept over her. How long has it been, she thought to herself… The past eleven months had been tumultuous and had turned her whole life upside down in…

Check-mate #BengaluruPoetryFestival

#Poetry Bengaluru Poetry Festival The army on both sides, the enemies and the allies; Both looked on with hope. One hoped for her to fail and fall flat on her face; And the other rooting silently for her to succeed. The lone queen of her destiny though battered; Stumbling and faltering, She finally arrived victorious…