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On Joy and Sorrow: #MondayMusings

Khalil Gibran, On Joy and Sorrow Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine [...]

That Thing About Winters: #MondayMusings

  So what's that thing about winters; that special thing that a few of us love to love, and many love to hate? Do you ever wonder what could it be? GOT(Game of Thrones), the TV series more recently popularised the line, "Winter Is Coming" which happens to be the motto of House Stark, one [...]

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The Encounter: #FridayFictioneers

It's a rare, sunny morning in Chicago. That special kind of morning when the sun streams right on to your shoulders, and your spirits are simply soaring. "What a memorable work trip," thinks Sonia smugly. "I'll grab a bite and then binge shop at Bloomingdales."  She turns around to eye the building.     A [...]

“Sometimes When We Touch”: #WOW #Blogadda

"Sometimes When We Touch" You ask me if I love you And I choke on my reply I'd rather hurt you honestly Than mislead you with a lie And who am I to judge you On what you say or do? I'm only just beginning to see the real you And sometimes when we touch [...]

The Actor: #MicroMondays

  The party was swinging. Toasts were being raised and glasses clinked. Doff had won an Oscar. His head started to reel. Wasn’t the Jagerbombs! The thought of rigging the awards haunted him like a banshee. Suddenly the room folded flat around him.   @@@@@@@@@@@@         Written as part of #MicroMondays, hosted [...]

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Last Christmas: #FridayFotoFiction

The Holiday season was around the corner. The decked up stores were buzzing with shoppers galore.  As "Santa Clause is Coming to Town" played in the background, cheery people  gallivanted around with a spring in their feet. Some with two left feet even did a happy jig, with not a care in the world. Children [...]

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To Live with Gratitude: #WOW #BlogAdda #MondayMusings

Yet again!!!! A prompt that gives me thirty minutes to write what’s top of my mind, well that’s no complex feat, I suppose. I’ve been seeing innumerable gratitude prompts and posts off late. And my inner child has been prodding me to put together one such post. After all, I haven’t written one in a [...]

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Good, Bad and The… : #MicroMondays

Vishwas Kapur, the CEO of India's second largest company, is a spiritual man known for his philanthropic deeds. His employees love and revere him completely. After all he is firm, yet generous with his words and actions. But, each night he returns home to turn into a brutal monster. He rapes and assaults Nina. “Good [...]

Istanbul: #FridayFictioneers

"Woooah! What are those multi-coloured beauties we have on the mantle piece, Mommy?" asked Sam. "New additions to my artifact collection, Hun. Urns and vases, specially imported from Istanbul," Eva replied proudly. "They must have cost you a fortune?" Sam asked inquisitively. "Well, they did. All my years of savings went into them, sweetheart." "Mom! [...]