This Day, That Year!

chennai_floods_dec_157N/6D – Sounds like a perfect honeymoon package. Doesn’t it? Except that in this case, there’s no honey but only candles and moon. In reality, it’s the time duration for which electricity was cut in our area during the deluge called Chennai Floods. Yes, a full 7 nights and 6 days save for a couple of hours. As rains lashed the city of Chennai today morning, my mind travelled back to that fateful day exactly a year back, when the city was flooded in ways beyond imagination. Continue reading “This Day, That Year!”

In Quest Of

26 tiny letters form the entire English Language. Tiny drops of water maketh an ocean. One fine Sunday morning, when I got up seeing the golden-yellow sun, tiny words bobbed up in my head. They were so hazy I couldn’t make it out except that they referred to a poem… a poem I had had in my Hindi textbook in Class 9! In vain did I try to recollect the words of the poem. All I knew was the poem was a poet’s tryst ‘In Search of God’. A long time passed but I still nurtured a tiny hope of finding that poem.

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