A Night That Could Have Been

Sweetheart !   What if this night wasn’t a blank canvas ? But the one spotted with gazillion stars What if there weren’t so many humans around? And just the two of us looking for Mars What if I was lying on this grainy white land? Staring into your flawless beam   What if I…

The Journey of Chai – From Medicine to Magic

Did you wake up craving for the familiar smell of the cup of steaming tea? Tea (Chai in Hindi) – This little name which takes less than a second to pronounce and hardly 5 or less minutes to get prepared, originated in China as a ‘medicinal drink’. Yes you read that right. Like fire, the…

A Dog On The Mountain

In the hard rock hills And wavering trees Stranded on your own What do you see ? Are you looking for your master Or ruing for running away Does it feel too cold, the dew ? Pray tell me Sir Whose dog are you ? P.S. The last two lines of the poem have been…

A Chance Encounter With Camfee

Sometimes in the middle of a dowie routine, when we wake up to see the regular sun and one more passing day and get on with life without too many expectations & surprises, something happens. We go to the same place we have been before, see the same things and meet the same people, and…

Humans of Pushkar

Nature, river streams, meadows, one feels the need to fall back on them like running to a lover’s arms after a long hard day. But stop walking, pause and ask yourself, do you always need nature to feel calm and peaceful inside ? Sometimes, while walking on a crowded street full of strangers and weirdos,…