Poem 2 for #MayForMotherTongue

Kuchh Tuchh Ishaare Rishte Ki Kareebee ho gayee hai dil kee gareebee. Mukh kee muskaan bun gayee hai ehsaason ka kabaristaan. Rooh se tho hum thhey jaane. Samay ne bana diya unjaane. Mushkil see bhee baath jo ho jaati hul aaj ki khushi chund lumhon mein ho gayee hai gul. Mere bezoobaan ishaare dikha deinge tujhko din mein taare. Oopar vaale par chod diya ab sab kuchh. Yeh berookhi lagthi hai ab tuchh. English Translation of the Above Poem A Few Unwarranted Signs The closeness of a relationship transformed into poverty of the heart. The smile of the face turned … Continue reading Poem 2 for #MayForMotherTongue

Don’t Break Her Backbone!

Well! As aspirations change, the expectations of society change too. They perceive the ambitious woman (by the way, ambition could mean a desire to excel at home or at work!) in a different light. While earlier, there were chances of her being taken for granted, today, she is considered a hurdle in the regular framework of society. Her income is happily welcomed but her lack of time isn’t. The goodies she brings are fine but her sudden lack of flexibility isn’t. Continue reading Don’t Break Her Backbone!

How advisable is ONLINE DATING?

Online dating has caught on in India or so it seems. In fact, it is surprising that it came up that late. With the kind of conservative and hypocritical attitudes that we have in our society towards relationships other than marriage and towards sex, one had expected online dating to have caught the imagination of the emotionally starved people much earlier. Not that many of us are not comfortable with the system of arranged marriages and social set-ups like parties and get togethers that make it possible for people to meet and get into relationships. But, somehow, online dating seems … Continue reading How advisable is ONLINE DATING?