Unpopular: We Are The World Blogfest #WATWB

Cut me and I bleed,  Hurt me and I weep. Rebuke me and I cringe,  Touch me and I shrink.  Mock me, it stings,  Prank me, no ‘fun’ it brings.  Bully me and I cower,  Unfriend me; loneliness tastes sour. Folks, they say, ‘get over it’,  But they’ll never know the hidden bits.  When darkness…

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Oh Happy Day!

Hi everyone! We all need some days off in our lives where we can just be at home and just…be! No socializing, no shopping, no movies at the multiplex or clubbing. A stay-in-your-jammies-and-read-a-book kinda day. Yesterday was one such rarity for me. Freelancers mostly have no real holidays or weekends. Any day could be a work…

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People Memes: Part 5

I think all parents will relate to this…     Normal Folks Then There’s Parents I just had a crazy, busy yesterday and might have another one today as well. My Sundays and holidays all merge into one day – Being-a-parent-day.  How about you? 😀   Have a Great Monday!! Pradita Kapahi   Image Credits: http://www.dumpaday.com…

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Today I’ll Watch TV

Dedicated to all the homemakers and women out there.   Today I’ll watch TV, I won’t scrub the floors, Won’t do the dishes, Won’t even adhere, To Husband’s wishes, Coz today I’ll watch TV.   No, I won’t take the trash out, I won’t unlock the gates, I won’t water the plants, nay, Not even…

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Savoring the Monsoon

Drip, Drop, Plop, Skip, Jump, Hop, She follows the raindrop’s trail, Trying to catch its tail, Sliding on the rose trellis, And the balcony rail.   “Quick, Mumma, it slips away”, An upward glance she lays, On her Mother, standing guard, Over her innocent play.   The coltish mind reasons, “There’s other tails to catch”.…

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Pride and Protestations

via Daily Prompt: Protest   When my daughter turned 2, a discerning parent told me,   “Congrats, and brace yourself for the Terrible-Twos!”     I smirked at the well-wishes of a far more experienced person. I thought, so far parenting has been a breeze except meal times. I didn’t see how a number could…

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