Dear Water As I looked on, the Brahmaputra showed me the full stretch of his expanse, and I was humbled. Were you a sea masquerading as a mere river? Were you THE mighty river spoken of only in myths and folklore? I could see in my mind’s eye the huts on stilts at a distance,… Continue reading #A2ZChallenge Catch-up: W is for Water
Dear Viral Fever (Not to be confused with the social media viral fever. This is the original gangster which leaves your legs feeling like plutonium dumbbells and your backbone like if someone embroidered on it with iron thread) There was a time when you had influence and clout in all circles. Your name meant something,… Continue reading #A2Z Challenge: V is for Viral Fever!
Dear Frozen the movie You have been a good movie. I love the break from tradition, and you were one of the first to go there. By now, most of the queens, princesses and village seamstresses have had their little retelling interventions, including the Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Maleficent, Rapunzel and even Gretel. Some of… Continue reading #A2ZChallenge: F is for Frozen
Parenting has nothing to do with having made a baby or taken one in. No one knew that better than Mrinal. She was raising a daughter, who she was not fully in love with yet, on account that they had not spent enough time together. She was torn between her responsibilities as a provider who… Continue reading P for Parenting. Not for Partnership.