Travel musings – Laitlum Canyon, Meghalaya

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and our willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point of pretending that nothing has happened or we are not yet ready.The challenge will not wait, life does not look back. A week is more than enough time…

Travel musings – Kareri Lake Trek

Years and years of my apathyAnd ages of your forebodingObliterating the pastWith a hopeful futureIn my own bedlam of emmotionsYou found me.

Travel musings – Mawphlang sacred grove

Ready to be sacrificed! The sacred groves of Meghalaya have such stone formations (built by locals of course) to perform sacrifices to please the Gods and to maintain the purity of the groves.

Travel Haiku – Jodhpur

So he will come to youWhen you are laughing raucouslyLeast aware of his lingering looksAnd eyes that refuse to leave your presence. Caption taken from one of my poems.

Travel Haiku – Uttarakhand

Bitten by the same travel bug And the shared passions for raucous dancing We merrily sang to our favourite tunes Little did we know, we were falling too soon. Caption taken from my poem, “Time and distance”

Travel Haiku – Sahastradhara

My cloister equals yoursMy mind is in you heartAnd your heart in my mind So will you be the oceanTo my rivers and waterfallsGently absorbing meInto another universeAnd allowing me to consume youInto my world.

Travel Haiku – Laitlum, Meghalaya

Watching me scold our kidsWith motherly rantsYou continued smiling In those torrential brawlsWhen I criedYou eventually smiled And now as I watch you dieBarely able to hold yourselfYou continue to smileLeaving me in oblivion Caption taken from my poem “Your Smile – I”