Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The restless dancer

She walked in. 
Threw her back pack on to the floor and plopped on to the chair. 
"Coming dad!" 
The night had been restless. 
Tucked away in a small apartment in Hauz Khas Village, she could be anything she wanted. 
Here at home, there were rules.

There were too many thoughts in her head. 
 Floating like bubbles. Itching to come out through her ears, her mouth.
Her Nose.
She could smell them finally.
The kinds that know no boundary. 

They just want to be let out. 
It could be in the bright light of the day
Or the dark of the night.
They whispered to the blue moon
And made her dance on the tip.
"Coming dad!"

Dated : ‎06 ‎August ‎2009, ‏‎08:14:08, Main Leh Market

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

And one for my first follower!
even though its a case of quid pro quo!
This one is for you Rashmi

Clicked on ‎‎07 ‎April ‎2009, ‏‎19:33:58, Srinagar, Dal Lake

Barood Bearer

Purple haze all in my brain
Lately things just don't seem the same
Actin' funny, but I don't know why
'Scuse me while I kiss the sky 

Gifted on 17th June 2009 to Mridul Sharma aka Mikku aka Barood Bearer
He turned 29 and we toasted it with the customary "Money Honey & Rock n Roll" 
Long live the Purpolator! 

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For a million mirrors to see

I have had this blog created and stored away for a day like today for about a year now. 
They say it happens when the time is right. 
And it is true indeed. 
I am finally here and it took all of one hour to put things in place.

I start with what I wrote on a friend's fb status for a question "what's on your mind"

and Fences
Some universes that have been crossed
and Some that need no crossing
Tasks at hand
and Barriers within

Mountains and beaches
Fish and peaches
Storms and inks
and Thoughts of committing a sin

Observing and preserving
These moments that are unfurling
Moons and junes
and That everyday din

 A completely unedited photograph. Dated : ‎07 ‎August ‎2009, ‏‎01:03:14