Will toot my horn

I cannot help but notice how these days Self-promotion has become easier in many ways So the talents that we had were meant to be showcased Before close friends and family, often based On the context and occasion, employed strategically To garner praise, or arouse envy specifically- Now there is a smattering of our “talents”Continue reading “Will toot my horn”

I’m afraid when I hear…

There are some phrases that come loaded With premonition of a bomb that has exploded My adrenergic system promptly goes into gear When these ominous phrases I hear Fear grips me, I start to prepare For what could be my worst nightmare- “I need to show you something” is one  I wonder what error of commisionContinue reading “I’m afraid when I hear…”

https://www.google.com/#q=your name

Let me tell you something that might sound Quite narcissistic the first time around How about searching for your name  On the world wide web, are you game? I have searched for my name just for fun To find if my unique name is more common Than I thought, but the kind of information That IContinue reading “https://www.google.com/#q=your name”

Drama Queens and Facebook

Through ages has royalty been around Queens finely dressed and painfully delicate Getting attention without making a sound With countless commoners who would on them wait..   In the world today, however, you don’t need to be A bona fide member of the rare nobility Anyone can be a queen- a drama queen, you see By signingContinue reading “Drama Queens and Facebook”

Soap opera

I know soap operas are no longer popular in the US, but they are an integral part of the culture in India (words from Wikipedia). Here’s my brief take on soap operas: (Image link: http://www.universityexpress.co.in/delhiuniversity/2014/10/indian-soap-operas/) When you want a taste of the melodramatic When you want a break from everything pragmatic Switch on the idiot boxContinue reading “Soap opera”