The pantoum is a poem of any length, composed of four-line stanzas in which the second and fourth lines of each stanza serve as the first and third lines of the next stanza. The last line of a pantoum is often the same as the first. I read about this form of poetry in one… Continue reading Birds around us.
We are in partial lockdown till the 24th. We hear movement of some vehicles in the mornings. Then it is quiet. The stillness reminds me of last year. The same eerie stillness, unnatural and forced. Then there is the stillness due to the heat before the rains. The weather was very hot one evening last… Continue reading Stillness
Fluttering their wings Sunbirds fly from branch to branch Their beaks in flowers Sucking nectar joyfully Both living for each other.
I have been posting in Slice of Life for four years. I don’t remember when I first came across it . I liked the idea very much because I believe it is the everyday happenings and how we face them, make us what we are. For two years I edited my letters to my Doddamma… Continue reading Day 24 of the March SOLSC! #SOL21
IN A NEW POST CREATED FOR THIS CHALLENGE, SHARE A PHOTO OR TWO WITH THE SUBJECT OFF-CENTER.
19-01-2021 Yesterday morning we attended the house warming ceremony of a neighbour. According to our custom, people consult their priest and at an auspicious moment the family members enter the house for the first time. We attended that and we were the only people with masks on!! We stayed for half an hour and came… Continue reading Everyday Moments ( # SOL-2021)
17-11-2020 The last two days have been very cloudy and the weather very hot. Humidity is very high in coastal Karnataka. I remember our vacation in Amritsar in January this year and it seems like a different lifetime. It was so cold and we thought the heat was better than the cold and now we… Continue reading Everyday Moments (#SOL-2020)
IN A NEW POST CREATED FOR THIS CHALLENGE, SHARE A PHOTO OR TWO THAT REPRESENTS OCTOBER IN YOUR PART OF THE WORLD. By the beginning of October our monsoon season ends. But we do get occasional rains. Deepavali and Navaratri are two important festivals in this month and it is believed that rains will come… Continue reading A Photo a Week Challenge: October
22-09-2020 I don’t think we will forget this year for quite some time. Usually in September the rains are less but this year has been a different story. At 3 o’clock on Saturday it started raining and it poured and poured without a break till Sunday evening. It was like whole sky had opened up.… Continue reading Everyday Moments (#SOL- 2020)
5-08-2020 It has been a rainy week, sometimes pouring rain and sometimes drizzling. Yesterday evening it was not raining and we decided to go for our evening walk. When we were a little away from home we saw dark clouds approaching us. There is something very majestic about the way dark clouds gather and move.… Continue reading Everyday Moments (#SOL- 2020)