Bridal blushes, a beautiful story by Preeti Singh

BRIDAL BLUSHES The festival of lights enlightens our lives each year with memories of the past and illuminates our future with hope and joy. With the arrival of Diwali, special moments flood the mind. One such incident of my first Diwali after marriage has snuggled itself deep within my heart. Being the newly-wed wife of a young Army captain, I was exuberant to join our regiment at Suratgarh and be part of the regimental family. After the welcome parties, I finally settled down to set up Continue reading >

Diwali spirit, a poem by Suparna Rijhwani

The distant hum, the distant roar. Oh! That's not lightning for sure. The crack, the noise , the obvious choice, Diwali is here and for us to rejoice. It's not all fun and sweets galore, it's also a time to reflect and pore. Over all the things good and bad we did, what should we repeat and what should we do no more. The light of the lamp glows bright, as we sing and dance all night. God is here and here to stay. May his blessings shower on us everyday. Happy Diwali! Happy Diwali! The Continue reading >

Lt. Col Ankita Srivastava – Celebrating Diwali is an art

Celebrating Diwali is an Art Because you’ve to involve your Heart. The whole year may’ve allowed you to Fume On Diwali you let it go with the cracker Fume. You are genuinely happy: you don’t pretend And that happiness of yours, you do extend. Through your clothes, brightness seeps into your skin You revise your bonding with your own kith And kin. Your lights go up high and high Scattering luster in the sky. But as you artificially brighten up the atmosphere Pause: think of ways Continue reading >

As the Dawn Breaks in, a poem by Indrani Bhattacharyya

She has walked in the storm..in bare feet.. She has crossed circles of fire.. with gritted teeth.. she knows.. nothing starts..and nothing ends.. The act of being alive is so temporary..yet most prominent.. Hope..healing..smile of light.. The gorgeous sun..a morning bright.. The tiny bubbles of happiness.. the opaque beads of tear.. the scented secrets.. the silky memorabilia.. every souvenir of love.. loss.. Let the muse and the music to stay on..to replenish every weary soul out there.. let Continue reading >