Letter from Home-6 (Slice of Life)

[In October last year I started writing letters to my Doddamma (my father’s elder brother’s wife) and to amma (my mother). In November, I went to my daughter’s place in Germany, she was expecting her second child. I wrote mails to my Doddamma and my mother (Amma) every week. I sent the mail to my… Continue reading Letter from Home-6 (Slice of Life)


RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #190 Tart&Sweet

“Blooming mango trees Sweet thoughts about raw mangoes, Anticipation. Their mouth-watering tartness, With salt and chilli powder.” (We are now seeing mango trees in full bloom. They look so beautiful. Raw mangoes are a favourite with most people, young and old. They are good for making pickles and very tasty. There are different varieties of… Continue reading RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #190 Tart&Sweet

Six Word Story

We attended two weddings this week. HOPE AND HAPPINESS IN THE AIR. was what I felt as I looked at the bride and the bridegroom. May these always be a part of their lives.

The Daily Post Photo Challenge: Face in the crowd

The Daily Post Photo Challenge: Face in the crowd Create an image that represents being “a face in the crowd.” Explore silhouettes, shadows, orientation, and other ways to mask your subject. As you hide the defining characteristics of your model, notice which traits continue to stand out. Without facial expression, can you tell how someone… Continue reading The Daily Post Photo Challenge: Face in the crowd

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #188 Quick&Slip

  “The squirrel slipped in Picked the piece of chapati And quickly slipped out, Calling its friends from nearby That they too could help themselves.” Every morning we put pieces of chapati. Birds and squirrels come to eat them. Some times there are many birds but sometimes there are none. It is a pleasure to… Continue reading RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #188 Quick&Slip

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #187 Shy&Blush

  “Exchanging garlands, On his eighty first birthday, Long years together, But blushing like a new bride She shyly garlanded him.” (My parents were married in 1959. My father was 28 and my mother 18. After my father retired from Indian Railways they settled in a small town where my maternal grandparents lived too. We… Continue reading RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #187 Shy&Blush