Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Across the miles (post 23)


My post for today is a poem I wrote for Conde Nast traveller


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If there were no borders
No visas or passports 
And if countries were not 
Guarded like forts 

If distances were traversed 
As easily as thoughts
If life wasn’t a mass of

 Tangled up knots 

If unravelling a thread
 Didn’t lead to mayhem
If there was only us
And if there was no them 


If I was free as a bird
And at will I could fly
Then no force would stop me

 In your arms I would lie 

Or if I could teleport at will
 I’d turn up every day
We would talk face to face 

You would ask me to stay 

Instead I count the days 
Till I see you again
Each moment that ticks by

 Brings a fresh wave of pain 

We promise each other
That we will meet soon
We exchange countless texts

 And gaze at the same moon 

Across thousand of miles 
With each other we converse 
The laments we bury
The desires we nurse. 


And yet above all,
Two hearts thud in unison 

In secret they opine
I am already yours
You are already mine 


        **************© 2017 Preeti Shenoy

 

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

My day in pictures. (post 22)

Sharing four photos from my CRAZY HECTIC day yesterday, which began at 4.30 am and ended past midnight.

 At the lounge at Bangalore airport.

 Spotted Rajini mama!!


 Delhi Airport.



Delhi is so hot and humid compared to bangalore.


More tomorrow.
Today I am EXHAUSTED.

Monday, August 21, 2017

A magical fairy garden (blog marathon post 21)

Some days back I had blogged about a miniature garden I had created.
Today, I made another one!

Here are the pictures.


 I made the mushrooms, and the house with clay! Then I painted it :)



The above gives you an idea of the size.

I am so pleased with these tea-cup gardens.
Since they do not have a drainage hole, there is a lot of layering to be done---activated charcoal, pebbles, horticultural fabric, potting soil mixed with perlite etc.(I bought all of those things today, from a local garden store)


It was such fun putting this together. Now all I have to do is wait for the fairies, pixies and gnomes to arrive ;-)

I have an important meeting tomorrow (pssst--it has to do with my next book!).
And I have to wake up at 4.30 am as I have an early flight to catch.

How is my tea cup garden? Tell me in comments!
Till tomorrow, may your day be magical.
Good night!
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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Catching up with a good friend. (blog marathon post 20)




Today's post is this picture with my friend Vani Mahesh. I met her today and we had a great time.
 Do check out her site.
Chances are, you have already read something Vani has written! She is the writer of so many Amar Chitra Kathas! She is also an autthor.

A new post tomorrow.
Till then---have a restful time.
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