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Between a Breath and a Pause, Life is a Story… is dedicated to those who exist between a ‘Breath and a Pause’. It covers just about everyone who fought the good fight called life.
Find yourself again as you get drawn into these pages of recollections, short stories, anecdotes and poems. This book starts with a story inspired by the real-life, heartfelt journey of a young woman during partition and after that.
The Journey: A you
Sometimes the pen and paper are my best friends. I love the conversations we have.
I come from a family of soldiers and as a daughter and wife of naval officers, the Armed Forces have a very special place in my heart.
I have dedicated this book to the men and women of our Armed Forces and also to other unsung heroes, some dear to me and some who have touched me in a way that I was compelled to pen my thoughts about them in poems. I probe the hidden
In my poems I have tried to capture a profound spirit of all that has come into my life and inspired me. Moments that have touched me, humoured me or made me wonder ‘WHY’, have motivated me to illuminate and personify feelings into creating this book,
As a woman I am stirred to write about ‘HER’ in various personas, as in, Woman, A Woman Reborn, A Mother To Her Daughter.
As seasons change, nature paints its art with such beautiful harmony,
A van stopped next to a tired man lumbering his feet on the hot gravelled road. His oversized shoes were worn out and hampering his walk. A child, barely a year old, slept on one shoulder and a threadbare bag slung on the other. The women next to him dragged her feet and tugged a sagging young child Read More...
I can only pay this tribute...A Poem....So many have died unseen...muted and overlooked. Now a tribute, respecting their lives too, has to resound for all to hear! While we are battling our fears during this 'Lockdown' there are those who care not for the dread that lurks menacingly in the air. Read More...
29th March 2020'Lockdown'Seems like 'glitter rain'...with the Sun playing peek-a-boo. I don't remember it raining so much in March....third evening of thunder...rain..and yesterday hailstones ......a natural cleansing of the air I hope......30th March 2020My kitchen window...It's a busy area, my kit Read More...
The air is fresh.....Something tells me the coast is clearAnd there is a soothing silence...Free from fear,Dare I step out?'Tis not my domain NorMy habitat anymore...Yet I see uninhabited streets And locked doors.But as I shyly venture outThrough foliage green...I am awestruck.......Not a human to b Read More...
As a new day dawns.....Let all voices prayFor those who have lost their way,And all who look for hope,Let there be another day.As a new day dawns.....Let those who hurt Feel for others,A moment of their pain,So that they may never harm again, Soothe all those angry brows,With a rose in one hand,And Read More...