The Fortune Teller

Stuck in a rut, without a vocation She scoured through horoscope sections for any insinuation That her life would soon on an upward swing be Bringing job prospects and money She alternated between job searches and horoscopes on the net Nothing was changing, she re-examined her skill set   With a flair for writing an […]

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, meant to be showcased To 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” for […]

Running out of the weekend..

Another weekend is over and I Watch the minutes go ticking by Sunday night is here, and my Anxiety level is reaching its weekly high Where did the weekend go, I wonder I feel so tired, I guess it was a blunder To create a jam-packed schedule It seems to be an unwritten rule That […]

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 commision […]

Money can’t buy happiness

Money can’t buy you happiness, it’s a cliche, they say Money can buy things that make one happy, any day They tell me I am fortunate to be rolling in wealth What can I tell you- I shed tears of sadness in stealth Oh yes, I have money, in quantities that might appear Quite excessive, in fact […]

The fault lies in my chronotype..

“Chronotype refers to the behavioral manifestation of underlying circadian rhythms of myriad physical processes. A person’s chronotype is the propensity for the individual to sleep at a particular time during a 24-hour period. ‘Eveningness’ (delayed sleep period) and ‘morningness’ (advanced sleep period) are the two extremes with most individuals having some flexibility in the timing […]

Don’t talk about it!

Life is complicated, we know that’s true Fast-paced, stressful, anxiety-provoking too So in the world today, culturally acceptable it has become To talk about anxiety and various ways it can be overcome From yoga to mindfulness, and therapy sessions Expensive ways to combat anxiety are the new obsession While these things help, I agree they […]

The Hymn of Creation

From Wikipedia: The Nasadiya Sukta (after the incipit ná ásat, or “not the non-existent”), also known as the Hymn of Creation, is the 129th hymn of the 10th Mandala of the Rigveda (10:129). It is concerned with cosmology and the origin of the universe. “Who really knows? Who will here proclaim it? Whence was it produced? […]

Nomophobia

Nomophobia- the fear of being without a cell-phone “Cell phones are so convenient that they’re an inconvenience.” ― Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage The skies crashed down on me that day The axis of my earth began to sway The day I committed an error of omission What an error […]

Announcement- new blog- The Circle of My Life

My precious readers and dear friends I have expanded my blogosphere presence Bored of writing in verse and eager to share   With you my life and things about which I care I have started a new blog, and would like to invite You all to stop by, comment or give me insight circleofmylife.wordpress.com is the […]

All boxed up and coming to you

I had always known the word subscription in Reference to a newspaper or magazine Or a library of books and media varied So I must admit I am surprised indeed To see online subscriptions available nowadays For everything you need- I am amazed At the plethora of services to which you may subscribe- Customized clothing […]

The History of Literacy

” The written word endures, the spoken word disappears.” Neil Postman I cannot think of a scenario somehow- My imagination simply does not allow Absence of  unquestionable supremacy Of the written word, of basic literacy Yes, I know there are people illiterate I cannot but consider them unfortunate.. But it was interesting for me to find,  […]