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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Kangana Ranaut Lanches Chetan Bhagat's Latest Book "One Indian Girl" at Crossword Bookstores in Mumbai
Monday, October 10, 2016
He said today he loved me ....no more,
Two more words to what he had once whispered softly in my ears,
A little afraid, a little unsure of my reaction,
He held his beating heart out for me,
He held it till I calmed it with a kiss,
It was I who made the first move,
Sensing his agony and that of my heart which went berserk,
Three honeyed words, the softest and yet the exilir of my life,
Three words in which my cosmos wrapped itself,
Blending into the new galaxy called love,
I could see only him, always him,
For just him was enough,
I dissolved my existence into him,
We had blended into us,
His glories my crown, his wounds my kisses,
I thought I could love him for eons, for this emotion in my heart was purest of all,
Of every little thing I felt, he mattered the most and today after just a few years, his words again changed it all,
The words were lesser, so we're his feelings,
And he exists from my cosmos with just two words...no more.
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Book Review: Dark Things Between Shadow & Soul: Fractured Fairy Tales From Indian Mythology by Sudha Kuruganti
There are stories with Gods using 3G, the mythological amalgamation of dream sequences - a very different yet effective version of the movie inception, personification of God's, exploring emotions of characters unspoken and comparing the struggles of women then and now. If I enlist my favorite stories half of the book will be covered but being strictest in the sense of judgement after going through them multiple times. So my favorite stories are: 'Not a Love Story' exploring emotions of two people only meet as strangers though they are long lost warriors, 'If You Don't Succeed At First' a story of multiple incarnations and lessons from each which truly gave me the feeling of final shot of the Matrix Trilogy, 'Miles To Go' on Kumbhakarana's sleep, Heart Of Stone , a brilliantly explored science fiction extrapolated from Ahalya's story. Topping this list again are 'What Doesn't Kill Me' a truthful 21st century extrapolation of my favorite character - Draupadi and best of all probably out of bias for strength of a woman 'Best Served Cold' which you must just read.
So all in all a great start to what the writer wanted to achieve and if TV series producers from anywhere are looking for an inspiration for an Indian science-mythology fiction series some of these stories will look amazing on screen. Till then readers do not miss out on this book (its free on kindle unlimited) if you an ardent fan of the genre and the writer should begin writing the next one for which we anxiously wait.
About the author: Sudha Kuruganti has been writing since she was a kid of thirteen, first starting out in fanfiction. Her short stories have been published in "Reading Hour", in an anthology from Indireads, "The Long and Short of It", and have featured on All India Radio. She's been interviewed by "The Times of India" and has been a featured blogger on Sulekha.com. She's now working on a novel, paranormal thriller about an ordinary girl caught in a deadly situation. Find updates on her fiction here (https://sudhakuruganti.wordpress.com).
When she's not writing, Sudha works at a nine-to-five crafting corporate communications at a multinational organization in Gurgaon, India. In her spare time, she loves reading, working on various DIY projects, trying out new cake recipes and blogging at her website, "Clouds in my Coffee" (http://coffee-clouds.com).
Monday, October 3, 2016
Sunday, October 2, 2016
A little boy knows nothing about his parentage.
He knows nothing about his mother.
He knows not the meaning of being a "bastard", he is forced to understand it.
He is never loved like his half brothers/sisters.
He knows nothing about love.
He sits in a corner as the royal family celebrates, alone.
He knows nothing about togetherness.
He knows nothing about the wall,yet he takes cloak of honour.
He knows enough only to not hurt a woman, and the woman he loves only re-iterates "you know nothing."
He knows nothing about the dangers beyond the wall, yet he fights them.
He knows nothing about deceit, he is killed.
Yet he comes back, stands by a sister who never treated him well and takes back the north!
Today the very child away from the table is by consensus on the very table a man the north kneels before.
He is the white wolf , the King in the North- Jon Snow.
And that's inspiring....
Sunday, September 25, 2016