Month: July 2013

The Lesson

The Lesson

Life is a school, they say And we are here to learn. It’s not an exam to be passed Or a competition to be won. There’s one lesson I’m taking a while to learn. So it keeps coming back to me. Different teachers, different classrooms. […]

The Shadow Of Your Smile

The Shadow Of Your Smile

  My dearest love I stood on the platform waving to you until your train was a speck in the horizon. I was so sad at your leaving but proud of your decision. I was filled with hope too. I have asked the doctor to […]

Trying My Hand At Haiku

Trying My Hand At Haiku

A few months ago, I wanted to try my hand at haiku.  I’m no poet but I loved how one could use this form to capture an idea in such few words.  But I needed someone to tell me that if I was doing it […]

When You Know Better

When You Know Better

  Last week I wrote a post and promised the next part of it the next day. Good intentions – but no follow-through. So here I am, at the start of another week, keeping my promise, albeit belatedly. I would like to clarify that the […]

When Someone Shows You Who They Are

When Someone Shows You Who They Are

This is what she said: “He claims to have a high paying job, yet he doesn’t even own a tablet.” I was shocked at her words. Did it follow that everyone who has a job that pays well must have an IPad, an IPhone or […]