29 January 2010

Making Love Out of Nothing At All.

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They spent the entire night at the auberge devouring each other..but the onset of dawn seemed to whet his appetite further..

"We're already late " she reproached .
He enticed her , she caved in...

On the flight back home, they sat holding hands , feeling all smug..
( ^ _ ^ )
He was celebrating his 3rd anniversary , she was getting married ..

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The trick to doing something well is often doing something you're well at .. i mean good at ..
But more often than not ..the unfamiliar beckons ..
And so it is for me , being a writer to me means not only writing and sharing ideas or emotions i readily can , but also taking the courage to travel into unfamiliar , unchartered territory.. even if its just sometimes .. and hence the last two posts .. attempts at being a poetess and this post a 55 fiction ..a form of micro-fiction that refers to works of fiction limited to a maximum of 55 words ..
Hope you like it :)

22 January 2010

Love's Labour Lost

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It was just another rainy day ,
To him , i had nothing left to say ..

Its the truth he said, i did nothing wrong ,
I knew it was just lies all along..

If it only was , just this one time,
I was a fool to think our love was sublime..

I wish he told me he loved me no more,
he ruined everything ,all that was pure..

How could he do this to me , i was his wife ?
he knew not , he had scarred me for life..

I wish it was just me , I'd pretend i dint care,
but to our little child , this wasnt fair..

He was all i ever wanted ,I wish this wasnt the end,
but nothing he said now, could undo or amend..

I had to move on, I knew i was scared,
he no longer deserved, the love or life we shared..

Never again i would say,it was just another rainy day,
Love had betrayed me and Life led me astray..

20 January 2010

Reign Over Me

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It was just another rainy day ,
he and I were whiling time away ..
I was desperate and ached to say I love u a lot,
I cudnt make up my mind , should I or should I not..
Then I thought I'd rather have my best friend,
than confess my love and bring it to an end.

The rain fell harder,it soaked my hair ,
I couldnt make up my mind ,I dint care..
He jumped wid joy and said I love the rain,
I smiled at him tryin hard to hide the pain..
Suddenly I knew , I think I was sure,
I definitely cudnt pretend , no, not any more..
I got up , I had to say goodbye,
I think he understood , he dint ask me why ?
I shook his hand ,I could not believe,
He was letting me go , I dint want to leave..
I knew he thought I was stupid and dumb,
for acting like this and feeling so numb.

And then he slipped his hand around my waist,
pulled me close and said make no haste..
I dint know what he meant but I held on tight,
he looked at me and laughed at my plight..
He said I know you think this aint true,
but Baby, My darling I love you and will always do.

I stepped back to look into his eyes,
I wanted to make sure it was the truth and no lies..
He called me 'Beautiful' and caressed my cheek,
I could take it no longer , my knees felt weak..
He moved his lips closer to mine and I lost all control,
My body was trembling..love was taking its toll..
It was still raining and in the rain we kissed,
You bet it was a moment neither wanted to miss.

Never again will i say it was just another rainy day
I had found my love , my love was here to stay..

18 January 2010

Timeless Moments .

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They say even after all the advances in the world of medicine, there's still no cure for the common birthday... Well i say, common or uncommon who cares as long as its a memorable birthday..and so it was for me..A memorable birthday after all ....

So birthday celebrations begun precisely at 12.00am IST only to come to a standstill at 12.00am PST,
and more people wished me a day before my birthday than on my special day,
that i was in the States wasnt exactly a feat so tall ..
So yeah i wanted to be back home , but it was a memorable birthday after all :)

So one friend called me while she was half asleep..
Another friend cared more ,so he called me while i was still asleep ..
And if that wasnt enough my best friend wished me and fell asleep :D
that i was on the fone was a concern albeit small :O
So yeah my friends are kinda crazy , but it was a memorable birthday after all :)

So my loving sister dint get me nething coz she thinks i have everything :(
And another caring friend bought me something that she refrained from sending :O
that they loved me a lot is the only message aka present i got :P
So yeah they gave me no gifts but it was a memorable birthday after all .:)

So my darling Hubby got me a dozen red roses a day before :)
And if that wasnt sweet , he arranged for two dozen more to sweep me off my feet :D
that he was getting me a pastry instead of a cake , was a real promise and not fake ...
So yeah i got 3 dozen roses and no cake , but it was a memorable birthday after all :))

So we went to our favorite restaurant to eat Chinese food :)
So we drank and ate and enjoyed the ambience which was good ..
that i forgot to carry my camera kinda ruined my mood :(
So yeah no pics to upload but it was a memorable birthday after all :))

So i guess ive turned a year older or wiser ..thats what they say
and thats pretty much the story of my special day ..
that im smiling as i recount the events is exactly hows its meant
So yeah thats how it was and it was a memorable birthday after all !!
:D :D

13 January 2010

Nanha Munna Rahi hoon.

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Wondering what 7 lacs for 26th Jan means ..? Well it all started with a tweet and then i read this blog and then i went to facebook and i surfed and so on ..those details aint really necessary ..

What is important is that this is a great initiative and i hope it excites you as much as it excited me ..Its called Nanha Munha Rahi hoon and its a fundraiser event hosted by School=Lunch a non profit organisation with a passion to feed children .
Every day they feed 6,60,000 underprivileged children one hot meal at the municipal school that these children study in , one of the sole reasons their parents send them to school ..
This one hot meal is probably the only nutritious meal that these children get in a day , its probably what brings the child to school everyday ..
And all it costs is just Rs 700 for one whole year ..

And thats what the initiative hopes to achieve ..To get a thousand people to contribute Rs 700 in the next 12 days.. Collectively this amount will give another thousand children the opportunity to come to school this year ..

Wudnt you like to be the reason for helping feed a child ?Wudnt you like to make a difference ?
If your answer is in the affirmative then there's no better time to start than now because there is no greater joy than the joy of giving ..
So spread the word, talk to your family and friends , get your colleagues on board and help contribute.. Help feed a child .. i just did :)


P.S For more info on the event and how to donate,you can click here.
You can even visit their website www.middaymeal.com.

11 January 2010

New Beginnings.

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A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU.

I've been away from this blog for a good no. of days- 24 to be exact and all this while ive been meaning to write but then there are busy days and there are busier days ..but i aint complaining ..infact i for once, am glad to have days that are keepin me occupied and busy.. An idle mind is a devils workshop and i wudnt want the devil to over work or exert herself ;) wud ya ?

The truth is there's plenty to write and to share coz a lot has happened over the past 3 weeks but before anything else , an auspicious start to the brand new year would be by sharing these 50 lessons written by Regina Brett.. She is a columnist for The Plain Dealer in Cleveland , Ohio and this particular piece is one of her most requested columns till date ..
Its kinda long so if you can read it now-great..if your spaced out or running short of time or simply lazy :P read it later but do read it ..

I read it and loved it and while i may have resolved not to have any new year resolutions this year , considering the dedication with which i implement them ;) .. i do intend to write as often as i can , share as much as i can, and also read as frequently as i can ..all this naively assuming that my dedication level stays put ;) :D..

So here's to new hopes , aspirations , opportunities ..here's cheers to the start of a brand new year and a brand new you ..
Happy reading :))

1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.
3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
4. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
5. Pay off your credit cards every month.
6. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
7. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.
8. It's OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
9. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.
10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
11. Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present.
12. It's OK to let your children see you cry.
13. Don't compare your life to others'. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it.
15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don't worry; God never blinks.
16. Life is too short for long pity parties. Get busy living, or get busy dying.
17. You can get through anything if you stay put in today.
18. A writer writes. If you want to be a writer, write.
19. It's never too late to have a happy childhood. But the second one is up to you and no one else.
20. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don't take no for an answer.
21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don't save it for a special occasion. Today is special.
22. Overprepare, then go with the flow.
23. Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple.
24. The most important sex organ is the brain.
25. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
26. Frame every so-called disaster with these words: "In five years, will this matter?"
27. Always choose life.
28. Forgive everyone everything.
29. What other people think of you is none of your business.
30. Time heals almost everything. Give time time.
31. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
32. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.
33. Believe in miracles.
34. God loves you because of who God is, not because of anything you did or didn't do.
35. Whatever doesn't kill you really does make you stronger.
36. Growing old beats the alternative - dying young.
37. Your children get only one childhood. Make it memorable.
38. Read the Psalms. They cover every human emotion.
39. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.
40. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else's, we'd grab ours back.
41. Don't audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.
42. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.
43. All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.
44. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
45. The best is yet to come.
46. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
47. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
48. If you don't ask, you don't get.
49. Yield.
50. Life isn't tied with a bow, but it's still a gift.

P.S ..My fav lessons in no particular order are Lesson no. 10,17,18,21,24,32,42,45 and 50..
I would love to know your favorite ones too :)


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