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Children’s Day

Vinu was excited.  His father had promised to take him to a restaurant for dinner on that day, as it was Children’s Day. “Its your day… Children’s day…You can ask for anything” his father had said. And he had asked … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge – Temporary

    Temporary visitors in the backyard…

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Eyes that close

“Amma, will you get me a  doll as my birthday gift?” asked Nidhi. “Are you sure you want a doll? I was planning to buy you a new dress.” “Amma…please…I want a doll…”

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WPC – Glow

Glow of Diwali Crackers

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Nine Days of Joy

This is a narration depicting the imaginary discussion of the golu dolls. Golu or Kolu or Bommai Golu is a traditional display of dolls during the Navarathri festival, seen in Tamilnadu, India.

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Photo Challenge – Waiting

Waiting for the next wave….which is already on its way… A wait need not always be long!!  

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“She is perfectly normal.”, said the doctor. “Really?” asked Priya, her mother. “Are you sure, doctor? Maybe we need to do a few more tests, you know…” suggested her father, Vishnu. The doctor, controlling his rising anger looked at the … Continue reading

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Vows of Love

As the incessant rains thrashed over the tin roofing, Asha looked at the clock, perhaps for the hundredth time. She then looked outside. It was quite dark, no street lights, as power had been switched off to avoid accidental electrocution. … Continue reading

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Giving Back Childhood – 3

Three different scenarios of today’s children. Who is to blame? Continue reading

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The sky, with its infinite expanse, The land, encompassing innumerable man made and natural objects The sea, hiding countless secrets in its depths Earth– showcasing a surprise everyday…. Kanyakumari.

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