Tag Archives: Bangalore

Abundance

Dusk seemed to excite the avians, flocking in hordes to the mango tree. Life was abundant, energetic, and vocal, threatening to burst out of its green shelter in a cacophony of sounds, colours, and shapes. The mango tree seemed to … Continue reading

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Tale of the trees

Once there flourished A garden city Its occupants stood Tall and proud Magnanimous by nature They sheltered All under their broad canopy Birds and bees of every kind Frolicked amidst blooms Varied, multi-hued Neither too hot nor too cold It … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

“Is it true?” Ramanappa uncle asks, His voice trembling with the weight of the looming death That awaits the memories he has nurtured and raised over the years. I walk as slowly as I can Listening to the music of … Continue reading

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When We Are Gone

“Ayyo! It’s right there. Look where I am pointing. Yes! That bunch, get it down.” “Just a minute, Sir, I will need to climb higher. Almost there. Got it!” Ranga’s feet finally found its footing and he added the mangoes … Continue reading

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Adjust

There once was a city named Bangalore, Which swalpa adjusted more and more, When they came for the trees, They confused the bees, And the garden city is now folklore. Author Bio: Sarita Talwai is a full-time reader, part-time writer, … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Lost and Found

It’s hard to make out in the dark from my precarious position. Without losing my grip, I lean across to hear what he’s whispering.  “With you straddled across my lap like this, I could die happy at this moment with … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Varalakshmi

Her uncle died three months ago. It took him six months to die – so while it wasn’t sudden, they hadn’t expected it would be so soon either. He had fallen on a cleaver six months ago and torn something in his liver. Varalakshmi … Continue reading

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