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promise of rain

Dark clouds in east
Shadow of evening in noon
The bulbul sings on treetop
“Let it rain! Quick!”
Playful clouds ignore him.
Sail away in dusk air, 11 more words

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heartful of thanks Kevin

Some friends show up in our life like divine blessing, they enter our lives willingly and fill it up with their gifts.

Kevin cooper is such a friend. 65 more words

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I can hear the kids screaming, crackers bursting, see the poor pigeons flying but yet to see holi revelers up close. Have seen some on railway tracks, some workmen. 89 more words

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Behind The Book: Second Editions Are Twice The Headache

This is part of a series of posts entitled Behind The Book, where fellow author Carrie Morgan and I share the ups and downs of the writing and publishing process — traditional and self-published. 1,068 more words

Change Of Season

the clouds

The clouds have spread
Fluffy cotton curtain
Hiding full moon from earth
Will she break free?
Late at night take a peek
At her lovers waiting below? 7 more words

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clouds play

Sometimes they embrace
Then sail apart
Form different forms
Mountains, beasts, men
They play up above
I watch from earth below.

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bug in amazon account, any suggestions?

Third time- first when the royalty account was filled, next in jan, then feb my brother enabled EFT payment mode, but within a few days it changes itself to cheque mode. 20 more words

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