Gathering

Mother Nature is confused. Birds in the Northern Hemisphere haven’t yet started their migration, and I see flocks of birds gathering everywhere, as well as green grass and flowers in the city parks, for the weather remains warm with temperatures around 14-16 Celsius. While the Chinese were suffocating in smog at unprecedented levels, the 2015 […]

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Sleep or Live

I wrote this poetry as an entry to today’s prompt of Writing101, Poetry: Sleep from Rohit Pandey. Bio: Rohit Pandey (aka R ‘I’ P) is an Indian blogger / writer from New Delhi, and a self-proclaimed “man with a heart.” You can read more from him on his blog, Straight From Heart and on Twitter […]

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Civilization

If there hadn’t been women we’d still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends. Orson Welles   Entry to A Momma’s View: The Quote Challenge Past, Present and Future  

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Perspectives

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” Marcus Aurelius   Entry to A Momma’s View: The Quote Challenge Past, Present, and Future Thanks, Sandra. My nominees are: @desleyjane @nalinki @perelincolors Entry to Silver Threading: Writer’s Quote Wednesday

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Autumn II

Today I came across this quote from Albert Camus that fit perfectly with this photo. This quote has however served me to make peace with last weeks’ lack of sunny days.  I miss Spring and Summer days but equally love Autumn. How otherwise could I see these colorful leaves and the little droplets resembling diamonds? […]

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Imagination

Obviously, my rational mind sees that there are canal houses to the right and left, and stones holding the canal walls. My eyes saw the reflections. What comes next today, I will leave up to my imagination. I wish you a happy and inspiring week. This quote goes to Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday! The inspiration’s […]

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What is Inspiration?

While talking to a friend about inspiration, I said something like what I wrote above. Actually, I really meant it. And in this way, I wrote my quote for the first time for Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday! I was saying that to my friend but it also served me well. Most of the times, it’s […]

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#RefugeesWelcome

This is one of the powerful statements made by Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union President, in his State of the Union speech of yesterday. Politicians’ speeches do not reach me often because they are mostly meaningless and lack authenticity. This one though, was objective, factual and heartening, and I felt it genuine. Particularly the words […]

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