Browsing All Posts published on »June, 2010«

My First Book – ‘Pages of Life’

June 28, 2010


My first book: an anthology of poems entitled ‘Pages of Life’ will be out very soon, it is under publication. This book has been a dream for me. It is for the readers to judge whether the poems were worth publication or not but I cherished that dream for long and now I’m happy to […]

The Ending of an Unknown Search

June 20, 2010


Pic src: Joy Sometimes we don’t even know that we are searching for something. We only realise it when that discreet, undisclosed and the unknown search ends with the discovery of that something. And it is a sense of fulfillment that gives you immense pleasure. We feel as if we have completed ourselves in a […]

Writing an Epitaph…shocked??

June 14, 2010


Pic src: Blank Epitaph Epitaph may be seen as something that continues to live on even after a person has died. It is just like what we leave behind….I was reminded of John Keats’ epitaph: “Here lies the one whose name was writ in water.” Though Keats did not create something new for his epitaph, […]

A Thank You Note!

June 11, 2010


It has been three years since I started my blog ‘Literary Jewels’. For the first time I made a post on 15 May, 2007. Since then it has been a memorable journey of 295 posts till now. And I have loved writing all of them! A very important part has been the comments I received […]

Best Friend (Story)

June 8, 2010


Today it was Ammu’s turn to vent out her pent up feelings. She had been a patient listener to her friend just a day before. Having someone to listen to gives such a nice feeling – even if it’s only a nod – just a nod too could work wonders at times. Fighting back the […]

A Prayer (poem)

June 4, 2010


Pic src: Prayer God give me the courage to surge ahead and not inch forward towards the long lost dreams; a chance to fulfill my cherished dreams, and wipe away the broken bits. Reaffirm the faith in man, of man’s goodness and goodwill. Give me the wisdom to know what is right, and mettle to […]

Another Take on Life…

June 1, 2010


Pic src: Meaning of Life Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re alive, it isn’t. ~Richard Bach Often when I get up in the morning, there is a conflict in my mind – to enjoy the day or to make something worthwhile out of it. This is […]