Every year

These last few poems for the year are for my little nephews and niece. They were so excited by the poems I wrote for their parents that they sent me voice memos requesting one too. He is the smartest kid I know and also the kindest. He uses his intelligence in the most kindest way…

What you hold

These last few poems for the year are for my little nephews and niece. They were so excited by the poems I wrote for their parents that they sent me voice memos requesting one too. This is for Pratham. This time next year, he will be in high school. We tend to be carried away…

Dream Big

These last few poems for the year are for my little nephews and niece. They were so excited by the poems I wrote for their parents that they sent me voice memos requesting one too. This baby can barely read at the moment. OH, I cannot wait until she is old enough to read and…

By the beach in a Greek island

This is from Chania, Crete from a while ago. I had a few weeks without a phone and I was without a phone on this holiday, which initially, was a kind of revelation. I was intensely annoying about how well and clear-headed I felt. It was probably the sea, the sun and not having anything…

List of things to do when life gives you lemons

She always has this brave face on and refuses to be vulnerable, but sometimes you need to do just that to overcome it all. This is for Polly. I hope the metaphors and personifications make you laugh. Make a lemonade piñata all yellow and frilly and fill it with lemons                                          Smash it                                         Give…

Did you forget?

We met such a long time ago, in a small convent school in a remote village in a north eastern state of India. We were such good friends and then just lost touch for years. This is about that. This is for my childhood best friend. We thought we were going to be friends forever….

MetGala themed 16th Birthday

This baby turned 16 and to celebrate her, we hosted our own Met Gala. The Met Gala, also known as fashions biggest night out is a ‘summit’ of iconic styles. The theme and the costume each year are something I really look forward to. Creativity and the extravagant to the max. When there is an…