4 excerpts from my book A Letter to Tomorrow that sing the song of hope

May is the Mental Health Awareness Month. I started writing my second book when I was slowly recovering from my despair. I started befriending the uncertainty and realized there was something that I had to explore, I had to discover.Gradually, I penned down the chronicle of my recovery, from despair to hope. 4 Excerpts from…

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Colours Of The Dusk

  When the first ray of the Sun wakes me up, you whisper into my ears, “One new day, come, let’s have a play”… I turn around, the north wind blows my hair, and I find you, there… When the last ray of the Sun bids adieu the earth, Thousands of hues play hide and…

I Am Broken

  I am broken. My dreams are scattered Into pieces. My voice is lost. When I try to sing my favourite song, I can't even hum. I feel choked. I feel finished. I want to breath. I want to love. Are you there, for holding my hand? Would you make me complete, once again? Would…

Rain Of Renunciation

    I’m penning down a beautiful experience I had today morning. For some days, we are having thunderstorms at the afternoon. It has become a usual scene everyday, to see the sky wearing a dark blue cloud and after sometime, showering all the rain upon the earth. In the eve of summer, what can…

Jannat

  It was too late for Javeda, she was rushing to the bus stand. One more day, she is going to be late in her office. She was carrying a handbag and an umbrella with her, as the sky was prepared to shower the rain in any moment. “If you come late tomorrow again, I’ll…

Thumri – The Art Of Singing Poetry

  "Jab se Shyam sidhare.... Tadap tadap, jiya, jaye…..” When a girl sings a ‘Thumri’, she becomes ‘Radha’. With the poetic lyrics, she tries to express her love for ‘Krishna’. Sometime, with its ‘Shringar’ mood, she adorns herself for her beloved. She smiles with ‘Thumri’, her soul dances with ‘Thumri’.Whether sometime in ‘Viraha’ mood, she…

Ichcha – Birth Of A Wish

'Ichcha', the wish. All of us have many wishes. Some of them are listed in our secret to-do-list. We live for ourselves, adding the wishes one after another in our queue of dreams. But, some people in the world, wish for others, dream for others. They leave a perfect lifestyle to follow their heart’s call.…

The Boon Of Rebirth

    What are you born for? To see, to walk, to speak? Or, to sing, to dance, to dream!  We all have a story sleeping inside us. Wake it up.  You were born long ago, when you breathed your first. But, once in life, you will feel a calling. Calling of the new, calling…