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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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We Made A Home

We made a home, You and I, We made love therein, You and I, We made our children then, You and I, We made memories for them, You and I.     We paid the mortgages off, You and I, We taught them all, You and I, We soothed their hurt knees, You and I,…

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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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Not Talking

This doodle came about when I noticed my daughter being aloof with one of her toys. The poor toy (in this case it was a stuffed dog) was sitting by itself in a corner of the room because it wouldn’t fit into her basket (which already had some 3 other stuffed animals in it). So…

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Bedtime inventions

Like I’ve mentioned in another post onΒ the lost art of storytelling, storytelling is one of my passions and I eagerly look for opportunities to regale (more like bore) an audience with my imaginative musings. Generally its the unsuspecting house-help, or the bored husband, the reticent parents and siblings or the school friend who reached out…

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