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A day in the life of a rag-picker - "Suriya"

Suriya,  9 years old lived with his mom Gauri in the slum area near the Coovum river in Chennai city. Gauri was working as maid in the few houses near the slum and her income was very less that she found it very hard to run the family. 918 more words

Personal Musing

Five Sentence Fiction: A day in the life of a rag picker

Source: http://blogs.ft.com/photo-diary/files/2014/06/pickers.jpg

“Sir! Though our life would seem like torture to you, this is all I have seen growing in a society which didn’t have any luxury so to speak of.” 150 more words


Raju's Chocolate

This post has been published by me as a part of the Blog-a-Ton 53; the fifty-third edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write.

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Grey and Silver

I don’t think I really understood life and death until I saw the dumpsite burning. The evidence of our existence was everywhere. But this is not who we are, or at least I hope not. 275 more words

PIG AND MAN ( A satire- to share knowledge)

1.I happened to ponder on pigs the other day
When one of my close ‘kith and kin’ provoked my
Anger, not what it used to be – a reaction… 460 more words


For dreaming is for everyone

Her browning black tousled hair;

Fluttered hesitantly with the evening wind.

Hands smeared with unruly grime

And eyes that sang with a chime;

She bothered a little… 67 more words