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Poem: Birthday

I’ve compiled a list

Of what I’ve done

Of what I’ve dreamed

Of battles won

Of things not made

Of dreams denied

Of plans unseen… 103 more words

The Written Word

No Gifts, Please

This past July, we celebrated our daughter Radhika’s 4th birthday. It was a memorable Saturday evening. Beautiful sunny Seattle weather, cool breeze at the neighborhood beach park, kids singing, dancing, and running loose, primarily because they were on a sugar high—it was a lollipop-themed party. 1,250 more words


It Is Life & Death for October 25

Life is life and two things are certain – you are born and you will die.

So we celebrate the folks that joined this world on this day of October 25. 889 more words



Mother danced a camphor flame
Around her children for long life.

In school the kids would proudly
Distribute her hard boiled toffees.

Funny sounds toffees would make… 12 more words



Do you know that feeling when one of the most important days in your life reminds you of something awry? Yeah, right… What a feeling it is. 1,243 more words


Thirty Years Ago Today

Thirty Years Ago Today.

It seems so far away, yet so close. It was eons ago, but can still feel like yesterday. My memories are fleeting, but yet also so clear. 415 more words

Happy Birthday, Twilight Unicorn

“There is always something to make you wonder

in the shape of a tree,

the trembling of a leaf.”

– Albert Schweitzer