New Love is Like a Vine

I have decided to start something new on my blog and Instagram page. Every now and then, I will be posting multiple poems born out of the same word. When composing a poem with a particular word or idea, my thoughts shifts in so many directions that exploring one and leaving the others seems like … Continue reading New Love is Like a Vine

21 Reasons Why the English Language is So Confusing

The effects of the current lockdown on people have been quite varied. Some people are finding this as a good time to build on themselves through engaging in various activities and hobbies, reading and just spending more time with family. And then there are others who are dreading this lockdown as they are shut from … Continue reading 21 Reasons Why the English Language is So Confusing

Blogging in Times of Corona

Dear children Since you have more time than usual at your hand, why don't you use that to build a new skill, improve in weak areas or just to try new things. Here's one of you, trying out blogging. Do have a look and share your feedback with her. Click here to access Anaisha's blog … Continue reading Blogging in Times of Corona

Dowry- A Play on Love

Dowry should not be taken or given. It makes love transactional as if it's a commodity. A person who truly loves you, will love and accept you despite the exchange of expensive "gifts" given in the name of dowry. It perpetuates subjugation of women. Why must a woman pay to be loved and cared for? … Continue reading Dowry- A Play on Love

The Silence of the Saint and the Sufferer

A lot of times people who are not invested in spiritual growth do things similar to that of a person walking the spiritual path. But what we don't realise is the huge difference in the reasons why things are done by both parties. A saint here implies anyone walking the path of spirituality, not necessarily … Continue reading The Silence of the Saint and the Sufferer

The Fight Against Oneself: A Poem

Some of us find every day a struggle with ourselves in a different way, maybe due to our focus, maybe our habits, maybe our perspective or due to the things we want which we know aren't good for us. Nobody completely has a smooth sailing life, but one of the greatest struggles one has to … Continue reading The Fight Against Oneself: A Poem

Is There Something Truly Missing in Your Life?

There isn't much we need to live a happy and fulfilling life. Yet when we look at things people have, maybe a bit different or maybe more than us, we begin to question whether we have enough to live happily. We begin to set goals based on what the society thinks we should have rather … Continue reading Is There Something Truly Missing in Your Life?

Love Yourself First! It’s Not Selfish!

Only a healthy individual who loves and cares for himself can truly love and care for someone else. A person who cannot embrace their own flaws will find accepting others as they are very difficult. So it is not selfish to first love yourself, care for yourself to be able to then take care of … Continue reading Love Yourself First! It’s Not Selfish!

Keep Going!

This is for whoever needs to hear this. I say this to myself when everytime I feel like giving up. You can make it! Don't give up just yet. Take it one day at a time. You've managed things so far. You can do it again. Think about all the reasons you started. Don't give … Continue reading Keep Going!

200 Posts and a Sign for This New Year!

This feels amazing! What's even more amazing is that my first post this year turned out to be my 200th one! The moment I saw the notification, I was reminded of never underestimating the power of perseverance. One never knows what's hiding behind one more step, that step before we thought about giving up. This … Continue reading 200 Posts and a Sign for This New Year!

The Key to Happiness

Hey friends! Here's a short poem I wrote for a new start! Have started a new account on Instagram to share my poems and some general thoughts about everything. Here's the link. https://www.instagram.com/p/BykkUcphJgr/?igshid=qsk720dp3wqd Wanted to start with something very positive. Just taking the first step in the direction of where we want to go fills … Continue reading The Key to Happiness

Pride Hath a Fall- Micro- Poem

Here's presenting another micro- poem. Let me know what you think about this. Leave your responses in the comments section. Have a great day! Much love. Follow me on Instagram by clicking here. Follow me on Mirakee for poetry updates by clicking here.

How We Age- Micro Poem

With my exams over, I have decided to get back on track with whatever I left in middle blogging- wise, and in terms of whatever I wanted to do and achieve other than academically. Somehow, it was during my exam days that I wrote the most, especially during the travel back home. I don't think … Continue reading How We Age- Micro Poem

On The Path- A Poem

Perspective is everything. Instead of letting pain take over, we must remember that we are always held in GOD'S loving hands, and that the pain we feel is also a guide from the divine to something better, something we maybe don't understand yet. Hang in there! Much much love!

Happy Halloween, Friends!

Halloween a festival loved by children all across the world. Many of my students who had birthdays in October have already had Halloween themed birthday parties. And who doesn't like some extra candy! Something funny happened in the morning assembly on Halloween. 31st October is also "National Unity Day" which was introduced by the government … Continue reading Happy Halloween, Friends!

Me to You – A Poem

Can we just a moment to see how the text has perfectly fit within the gorge, as if these very words were meant to fit in there. I had no idea about this until I finally happened. Truly GOD has our path already planned to take us to where we should be. If only we … Continue reading Me to You – A Poem

I Got Published for the First Time!

This truly has been an amazing week! I have something amazing to share! A poem I had submitted a week ago got published on Sunday! The magazine is called - "Indian Periodical." It has been posted in their latest issue, Twitter and Facebook page. Here are the links: The poem's called "Her and Me". Indian … Continue reading I Got Published for the First Time!

The Rain and Her Sorcery (A Poem)

Sitting alone I stared out of my window. Her presence was felt Even in her absence. I traced my finger as she did, Chasing the raindrops Slinding down my window- Racing down, mingling and sometimes Diverging onto separate paths. Life! I smirked. I saw her smile. Pain melted into my chest, spread And rested there. … Continue reading The Rain and Her Sorcery (A Poem)

A Haiku and a Special Day in So Many Ways

Today is a special day in many ways. Today is Janamashtami, a very special Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna. He was all about love for GOD (in fact he is the very source of divine love as per Hindu mythology) and taught the world about the way of GOD, how the world … Continue reading A Haiku and a Special Day in So Many Ways

Things You Notice When You Return to a Big City After a Road Trip

I love road trips! They are tiring, painful and yet somehow fun. During a road trip, I either get lost in my own world or become too observant. Here are some things I noticed on my return to my city New Delhi after a road trip along some of the smaller areas of my country. … Continue reading Things You Notice When You Return to a Big City After a Road Trip

Tenderquill: A Blog by a Nine Year Old Plus India’s Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day, everyone! Before we get into this blog post, here's the inspiration I was talking about in my last blog post. Click here to read the last blog. I teach grade 4 and 5 students. Today India is celebrating its Independence Day. We generally discuss about what freedom truly means to them. They … Continue reading Tenderquill: A Blog by a Nine Year Old Plus India’s Independence Day!

100 Followers!

This seemed surreal when it happened! It sure took its time. But to be quite honest, I did leave blogging for a couple of months after initially starting. Thank you to everyone who has been part of this amazing journey! I can't thank you enough for the support. I firstly want to thank my school … Continue reading 100 Followers!

Robinson Crusoe- Video

Robinson Crusoe sure is an interesting story. Here's a summary of the text "Robinson Crusoe".Good readers are always visualizing while they read. After watching the video, ask yourself these questions:Did the visuals in the video match with the visuals I had in my mind while I was reading the text?What was different in the video … Continue reading Robinson Crusoe- Video

Change with Time (Short Poem)

It's not always a lack of money and resources that can bring a place down. Time wrecks havoc on a place in many ways. Don't you think it's important to adapt to changing times? Yes, we need to preserve cultural heritage, but that does not mean we can't move ahead with the new and positive … Continue reading Change with Time (Short Poem)

To Feel Free

Been a while since I posted. Have been too busy with work and admittedly was having a hard time dealing with my emotions... of various kinds. Well I must say, it has been an uphill battle for a while. But, I am deeply thankful to GOD for helping me to make sense of my mess … Continue reading To Feel Free

Word of the Day- July 13, 2019 and Special Mention

Are any of you enrolled in any after school classes? Isn't it a wonderful word that we can use instead of the word "join"? Like many a time we say - I joined skating classes. Instead, we can use- enrolled. Eager to know who gave this word? It's Aditya Shaw of class IV- B! Well … Continue reading Word of the Day- July 13, 2019 and Special Mention

This is How I Feel When I Write

My relationship to GOD has always been of importance to me. I keep going forward and backward in how close I feel to him. I am working on maintaining a steadiness in that sphere. There is something I have been recently noticing. I love to write. No, that's not what I noticed. Read on. I … Continue reading This is How I Feel When I Write

A Special Comment on the Word of the Day- July 3, 2019

The blog on July 3rd featured the word "exotic". I received a lot of brilliant sentences on the word. (Click here in case you want to read that post again.) However, there was one comment that stood out for me. Here are the reasons why: 1. Due to the effort put in by the person. … Continue reading A Special Comment on the Word of the Day- July 3, 2019

Trust and Comfort (A Microtale)

I'll let the picture speak for itself. What do you have to say about this? What are your feelings on this? Any connections? Leave a comment below. Light and love. Follow me on Instagram for more of my poetry by clicking here.