Workers of nature | Surreal oil pastel painting

workers of nature

During my school days, I used to hear the sound of the birds and feel the warmth of the tender sunlight early in the morning. Drawing the thick curtain in my room with beautiful flower designs aside, I used to see rare species of birds as well as squirrels. As a kid with Didaskaleinophobia (School phobia),…… Continue reading Workers of nature | Surreal oil pastel painting

Should I worship or love you? | Thought through art

love or worship you

You are the ultimate destiny of my long life. Or should I say, “You are the ultimate destiny of my many lifetimes?” In the midst of sorrow, I have never lost hope in finding you. Beset by countless misfortunes, I have never bowed my head to my enemies because of the power of thoughts about you. I…… Continue reading Should I worship or love you? | Thought through art

India — a blessed land of wonders | Independence day poem

india poem independence day poem

Today is August 15! Happy Independence day to all 🙂 I am so proud to be an Indian and I really miss my school days and independence day celebrations with friends. The sight of unfurling Indian Flag, the pride in singing the national anthem with classmates are unforgettable. Today I thought about writing a short poem…… Continue reading India — a blessed land of wonders | Independence day poem

Oh my son — An introvert Mother’s advice | Poem

oh my son poem, mother poem to son

‘Oh, my son’ is a poem about two pessimists/introverts — My mother and me. Oh my son, my little lamb Out there is a cruel world. With wolves in sheep’s clothes, Waiting for a golden chance. Oh my son, my little child Don’t walk towards the dark Look at what is behind the trees Instead…… Continue reading Oh my son — An introvert Mother’s advice | Poem

Unexpected failure | Poem

unexpected failure poem

A poem about success, boundless pride, adulation of society and sudden tragedy. I believed in myself too much, While flying higher in the sky. Higher in the sky of success, Farther from the crowd of mortals. I received praises too much, When news spread like a wildfire. Wildfire, powerful but blind, Burned everything on its…… Continue reading Unexpected failure | Poem

World Elephant Day | A day for my most favorite animal

Today is World Elephant Day. Elephants are majestic in every way and their intelligence is well known. As a resident of South India, I don’t have to visit the zoo to see an elephant. They are usually seen near temples, especially during festivals. These magnificent beings are an integral part of Indian culture. First impression…… Continue reading World Elephant Day | A day for my most favorite animal

Death of best friend | A heartbreaking extract from Mahabharata

Mahabharata is not just a great epic about the Kurukshetra war. It is also an encyclopedia of all human values, struggles and relationships. One of the most unforgettable moments in Mahabharata is the death of the mighty warrior Karna. Death of Karna evokes some heartbreaking situations and one of them is Duryodhana, the king of…… Continue reading Death of best friend | A heartbreaking extract from Mahabharata