Author Archives: appa

A modest palace

There is a tree, offering shade In this calm, cool grove. A babbling brook runs near, And the twitter of birds fills the air. Butterflies glide from flower to flower, And the earthworms dig their earth. The scent of life fills … Continue reading

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Grace

I saw a single rose on a trellis yesterday, Blood red was she, against a canopy of green. Forlorn, and yet magical in her solitude, Misunderstood, unique and alone. She was a contrast from her company, Calmly, she held her … Continue reading

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Book: A whole new mind

Design Story Symphony Empathy Play Meaning First part of the book – didn’t care for it. Second part of the book – worth the portfolios.

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For A & S, wherever you may be

Do you have good friends, close friends, with whom you are comfortable in an instant even though you are meeting after years? What does comfortable mean, really? It means you throw away inhibitions – You may shriek with joy and then … Continue reading

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My Wife’s Cooking

My Wife’s Cooking I come to the table preoccupied You serve me dal with rice, Simple to cook, done in a jiffy – 3/4th cup dal, 2 cups water, Turmeric, and a pinch of salt – Boil, boil, till it … Continue reading

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The Yellow Stress Ball

That yellow stress ball on my table Mocks me in jaundiced cheer: “Press me, squeeze me” he urges – “My depression a reflection of yours”!

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