An arduous task it was; Surviving the harsh winter night. Seeking refuge, In an abandoned, crumbling house The poor man desperately craved For some warmth as a shroud. Lying on bare cold floor, devoid of warmth, He cried aloud, Cursed the winds That found the gaps And speared his torso. Tormented by hunger and cold, … Continue reading Coping

Grandma’s sweater

It’s been a year now since grandma left us. Surrounded by her son, daughter in law and her grandsons, she folded her hands to acknowledge everyone and then, she was gone. Amidst the hectic activity that followed for a few days thereafter, I was largely ignored. There were guests who came in to meet my … Continue reading Grandma’s sweater