Fluttering their wings Sunbirds fly from branch to branch Their beaks in flowers Sucking nectar joyfully Both living for each other.
27-04-2021 The weather is different this year. We are getting pre-monsoon rains in April. Last year they started in May and the year before rains started only in July. Today afternoon it rained for more than an hour. There was wind too and we could see coconut fronds swaying to the beat 😊 From today… Continue reading Everyday Moments – (#SOL- 2021)
Go where the prompt leads you and publish a post on your own blog that responds to the prompt. It can be any variation of the prompt and/or image. Please keep it family friendly. Swaying and dancing Coconut fronds high above. Graceful in motion.
What would life be like without fragrances to touch the heart? Flowers of the Parijatha tree in our garden make the night air fragrant. The champaka flowers from our neighbour’s garden add their fragrance to our mornings. We have coconut trees in our garden. We get coconuts plucked at least three times a year. They… Continue reading To smell the things of Earth
20-04-2021 January 1st is the beginning of the new year but for most people in my country it is the new year according to the English calendar. Our festivals and other religious rites and rituals are based on the Hindu calendar. Some follow the lunar cycle and some the solar cycle. According to the lunar… Continue reading Everyday Moments – (#SOL-2021)
Every morning I do yoga and some other exercises, a good beginning to each new day. It is dark outside when I start and I like to see it getting lighter outside. Soon I hear birds calling out to each other. It is very peaceful. My body is doing the asanas and pranayamas and my… Continue reading Thoughts on thoughts
The Word of the Day is HECTIC, I hope you enjoy using this word in a story, poem or anecdote. My father-in-law passed away last year on March 24th. We follow the Hindu calendar for deciding the days for our festivals, rites and rituals. My father-in-law’s first death anniversary was yesterday. We performed certain rites… Continue reading Word of the Day Challenge
Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “difference.” Whatever the word “difference” conjures first in your mind, write about it. Enjoy! I have just completed the English translation of a Kannada Book called The House of Kanooru by one of the great writers in Kannada, K V Puttappa. He was popularly known as Kuvempu.… Continue reading #SoCS April 10, 2021
6-04-2021 The March SOLSC was great fun and I enjoyed everyday of it. It was challenging to imagine what to write every day. On the 31st when I posted my slice I was feeling very happy but there was an empty feeling on the 1st 😊. I did not know what to do after a… Continue reading Everyday Moments (#SOL 2021
Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “start with who/whom” Begin your post with either “who” or “whom” and go from there. Have fun! Who Would not Like to walk On unknown paths? Mud roads less travelled. With trees on either side. And light streaming through the leaves. Showing the play of light and… Continue reading #SoCS April 3, 2021