Enlightenment is when a wave understands that it is the ocean
Salty breeze, soft sand and the waves lapping gently on the shore…
via Daily Prompt: Bite “Would you like a Bite?” Enthralled by the vampires and werewolves she read in the books, she offered her innocent heart and soul to a monster. © 2017 Ashwini Nawathe, Kaleidoscope of My Life All Rights Reserved
Neighbours, are the most popular subjects in our Indian society. Woh bajuwale ‘Sharma aunty’ ki beta and beti are the kids each parent talks about. Those kids, to top it off, are good at everything and we have to somehow live up to their standards. And that ‘Sharma aunty’ too is forever interested in our lives, “Marks kitna mila?”, “shadi kab karni he?” and everything.
After all those hours spent in school trying to correct spelling mistakes, I feel like I’m back to square one. With different ‘American’ and ‘British’ spellings, I no longer know what is right. It’s just so confusing! Is it ‘centre’ or center’, ‘colour’ or ‘color’? No matter which spelling I use it is forever ‘not consistent with the standards’.
How normal is it to store bits of scrap!
I’m sure all of us have a box stashed away somewhere which is filled with some random-est of stuffs. Broken toys, birthday cards, first love letter, marbles, pens, bottle corks, key-chains, lose pearls and many of such seemingly useless things. They are like evidences of the life that is now lost to us; filled with bittersweet memories of our childhood, our first love, our first broken heart, of people with whom we are no longer in touch. Read More »