For The Love Of You

Woke up with a smile, thinking of the times we’ve spent together as a family. In spite of being a merchant navy officer and being away for months, there have been so many good memories with my father. As a husband, a father, a friend, a homemaker he’s always been around. Memories, after four years,…

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Quiet Night

With a chill in the air and trucks passing by, in the silence of the dim lit room all that I see is I, me and myself. With all that is probably relevant to life that is supposedly yet to come, nothing seems all that important after all. People hold over materials but what  happens…

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The Goal Of All Life Is Death

Three lectures on a module of death and it got my stomach all knotted up each time. It’s never easy for one who experiences it to talk about it. As the professor speaks of repercussions and consequences of death, you know it’s happened to you. And you want to speak out but you really can’t. Sitting…

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Slipping Away By Chance, Not Choice

I saw her sit all to herself in college. She wasn’t her chirpy old self. She attended class and after college excused herself and headed home. Sometimes, we need our own space and so I didn’t intrude. But this went on for a while so I enquired if everything was alright and all she said…

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Death Brings About Life In Its Own Way

The power of death has no bounds. While on one hand it can be devastating on the other hand, I’ve realised, it could be equally consolidating. In death, while one life has ended others evolve. Some choose to end their lives by choice while some are taken away. There is nothing you can do about…

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