Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge #42

A Mother’s plight

my love for you lasts

even when diaper stinks

mother’s love is undying

 

https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-42-love-last/

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Sisterhood of the world bloggers award – A new one!

Thank you Ritu for nominating me once again for a vibrant new award once again. As always I am honoured and excited to receive the award and am going to answer your questions now :D. My readers, I am sure would have definitely come across her blog some time or the other (Ritu is quite famous in the blogworld), but if not, then do visit the blog of a proud mother of LP and LM 😀 🙂

 

 

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Here are the rules, btw :

  • Thank your kind nominator
  • Proudly display the award image on you post and blog
  • Answer the 10 questions sent to you
  • Nominate 5 lovely blogs for the award and let them know by linking them to this post
  • Ask them 10 questions too!

And my answers to Ritu’s questions :

1) If you were a city, which would you be, and why?

Ans. I would be Bangalore, since it is a very cool city B-)
2) If someone was to write your life story, what would the title be?

Ans. She Captured – thoughts, images and hearts (sorry, I love my blog title too much :D)
3) How many pairs of shoes do you have?

Ans. Um, only 2! I have collections of clothes more than shoes!
4) What 3 things could you not live without?

Ans. Food, Phone and Laptop
5) Who is your biggest inspiration?

Ans. My mother, who knows how to handle the toughest of situations as well as people!
6) Sweet or Sour?

Ans. Sweet and spicy (I am Indian, alas!)
7) What is your favorite animated film?

Ans. Stuart Little – no doubt
8) Live to eat, or eat to live?

Ans. Live to eat. Life is short, so why waste time dieting?
9) Tell me about your most embarrassing moment!

Ans. There are too many in my life, and since they are too embarrassing, I would rather not share them here!
10) Do you believe in aliens?

Ans. Nope, but I believe in ghosts!!!

 

I shall nominate for this award:

1. SPIRITED DIVA

2. THE ARAN ARTISAN

3. The happy lifeaholic

4. VASHTI QUIROZ-VEGA’S BLOG

5. All I do

 

My 10 questions for my beautiful nominees :

1. If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be?

2. Who is your role model?

3. If you were deserted on an island, one person you would like to take with you?

4. What is the reason behind your blog title?

5. Have you written letters, as in real ones, and posted them?

6. Your favourite childhood memory?

7. In which country would you spend your entire life in?

8. Who is the reason behind your smile always?

9. Favourite TV show?

10. Honestly answer this question : What do you think about blog awards ? 😛

 

Phew! I am done, now your turn nominees 😀 🙂

Haiku Challenge #41 – Want & Tatters

I don’t want a tattered heart!

tattered heart o’ mine

impaired beyond any repair

want of affection

[ P.S. If the haiku doesn’t make any sense to you, kindly ask, and I will explain! 😀 ]

https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2015/04/20/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-41-want-tatters/

Karma – Cycle or Square !?!

What is karma?

Before you start thinking this is a philosophical post, let me give you the disclaimer : this is not a spiritual/philosophical post. It is a purely melancholic one. (Pardon me for being so unabashed, but when life is depressing, it reflects in your blog posts too)

I used to think that karma means the effects of positive and negative actions/thoughts from previous or present life. However experience has taught me to believe in the contrary. What I mean is, more often than not, some people get to encounter the repercussions of the negative stuff very soon; sooner than the positive ones. For example, my maternal grandmother was a gem of a person, the one-in-a-million kind. All her life she strived to make others’ lives better, she fed everyone, and yet, died a terrible death. During her last few months, she wasn’t even able to chew food. What did she do to deserve it? Does that mean she has erred so much in her past life, so much that her good deeds in her present life were only enough to cancel the bad ones?

The more I think of this meaningless cycle called karma, the more depressing it is. Maybe because it is kalyug or because karma means nothing, if we look around us we see so much atrocities – but no one pays for what they have done. In one corner of the country, someone gets jailed for liking a comment on Facebook and in another corner people are not yet punished for heinous acts.

All I can do is ask God the following questions – Have you become human? Have you forgotten justice too? Have you disregarded karma now? As always, no answer!!!

Time & New – Haiku prompts this week from Ronovan (#40)

Cure for the pain

New wound burns untiringly

Fallible heart has erred again

Time will heal all rifts

 

https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-40-new-time/

WordPress Photo Challenge – Afloat

“Afloat” in the air !!!

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Unseasonal Rain And Its After Effects

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Muddy playgrounds, wet swings,

Beside the ears, mosquito sings,

Drizzling showers linger on,

Cold biting winter long gone,

Serene sun peeks from behind the clouds,

Naughty rainbow is doing its rounds,

Contagious hues spread everywhere,

Flowers – yellow, pink, purple, scattered here and there,

Cars and bikes come to a screeching halt,

Traffic signal failure and what not,

Scorching summers are not very far,

Bin mausam barish mein ek chai toh banti hai yaar!!!!!

Ronovan’s Haiku Challenge #39

Vying for the unreachable

Eyes vie for red fruit
Hands can’t reach the forbidden
Snake shows them the way

 

https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2015/04/06/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-39-vie-reach/