Cycle of seasons

Isn’t it strange that we crave rainfall when it is sweltering hot,Then when the monsoons arrive we bask in them with a plateful of pakodas,Then when the rains continue, we start craving for some sunlight,Then a few days of sunlight and sweatingAnd we yearn for the rainfall again,And this vicious cycle continues!

Mawphlang Diaries

Was lost in someone else’s world Wading through those dreary doldrums Yet you always held my hand Your heart never forgot my essence. Picture taken in 2018, please travel responsibly and safely.Caption taken from my poem “11 years of love ordeal”

Travel shenanigans

Although this place is known as Seven sisters falls, but I couldn’t bring the total count to 7 when it came to counting all the waterfalls in this area. But this weird mathematical anomaly was quickly forgotten when the clouds opened, as they usually do in Cherrapunjee, that receives the second heaviest rainfall in the…

Highest peak of Shiwaliks

Happiness surrounds meIn the solitude of the mountains. Picture taken at Nag Tibba peak at 3022m, in 2018.🏔 🏔🏔🏔🗻🗻🗻🗻🗻🗻⛰⛰⛰⛰⛰⛰⛰

Conifers galore

A left turn hereOr a right one thereFor every turn brings a new light.

Dreamy clouds

And the clouds brought happiness to the mountains!Throwback to these dreamy clouds at Lal Tibba in 2018.

More night thoughts

While my olfactory sensesRevel in the clean airRedolent with the fragranceOf jasmineLeaving an unpleasant presentWishing for a joyful tomorrowI finally relaxIn the miracle of the night. Caption taken from my poem “The Night Fairy”

Night thoughts

At a snail’s paceI let go; discoveringPeace in mundaneAnd joy in nothingnessWith a flowing maneIn the gentle breezeOf this miraculous night. Caption taken from my poem “The Night Fairy”

Miracles of the night

Chaotic dreamsIn an overthinking psycheRacing imagesOn a burdened heartAlways difficult to fathomThe surprises the night brings. Caption taken from my poem “The Night Fury”