Haath nahi chodna, saath nahi chodna

I read this verse somewhere on the internet – राम युद्ध में तभी जीते जब उनका भाई उनके साथ था और रावण युद्ध में इसलिए हारा क्योंकि उसका भाई उसके ख़िलाफ़ था ! The verse says it all, clear, crisp and to the point. Today on International Brother’s Day I have penned down a poetry on the feelings of a brother who’s brother is not … Continue reading Haath nahi chodna, saath nahi chodna

Dil toh baccha hai ji….

“Mummy aap Papa ko jaanu bulaate the??”, saying so Rahul, Seema’s 14 year old son started giggling. Her instant reaction at first was of denial which quickly turned into embarrassment making her cheeks turn red as she saw Rahul holding the greeting cards and letters which she used to send to her then ‘to be husband’ Vikrant during their courtship period. “Oh ho ho… miss … Continue reading Dil toh baccha hai ji….

Love is in the air…!

Brian Adam’s song – ‘Everything I do, I do it for you’, it’s one of my favorites. While cooking chicken biryani yesterday night for dinner I was listening to it and humming along. It goes somewhat like ‘ Look into my eyes, you will see what you mean to me..!’ My son said, ‘Mumma Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, please play some groovy song now, aap … Continue reading Love is in the air…!

The ‘perfect’ arranged marriage!

Timidly behind the curtain I stood, tensed and unconfident my demeanor looked, holding a tray I had to walk out, head down, gentle smile though in reality I could shout ! The entire family had to approve of me mummy said, “Behave appropriately don’t giggle or stare!” I wondered how artificial this all looked, for I was neither so shy nor that ‘good’ a cook, … Continue reading The ‘perfect’ arranged marriage!

My husband DOES NOT complete me

Cutting their 25th marriage anniversary cake together Pradeep and Smita’s eyes gleamed with happiness. It had been such a long journey together. All eyes were on Smita as she took the mic to address the guests. Her lovely one piece dress complimented her shape. She did look stunning and breathtakingly fit for a mother of two. As she thanked each and every person who made … Continue reading My husband DOES NOT complete me