So, I fought for my mom and now for my kid…

So, where we live, it is close to 365 days since our kids have been to school. It is hard to believe that in our country, kids are being held inside their homes when government agencies and medical professionals have clearly stated that schools are safer places to be. People are actually arguing despite teen […]

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So, What Christmasy Things Must You Do to Feel Complete?

So, we are 1 day away from my favorite holiday of the year and I am sure that some of you feel the same. For some of us we didn’t have solid family traditions, Chinese takeout on the way to midnight service was a part of your holiday (my mom and I did this one […]

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So, I’ve been gone too long and it’s complicated

So, mom got sick. I tried the best doctors and took her to one of  the best hospitals on the east coast and she passed away in May because she was too ill by the time I found out in January. I has to fight every step to get all of the things given to […]

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So, why do I pause?

So why do I pause? Why do I stay away? Why can’t I talk or be the same person? I have lost. I have battled. I have cried. I have fallen down.  I have wept. I have prayed I give up. I triumph. I falter. I flail. The pain sears. And then it heals. Loss, […]

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Mental Health Is ‘My Thing’

Originally posted on Bombay Ficus:
With everything that is going on around the world, we are exposed to crises on a daily basis each time we scroll through our feeds. So naturally, one day gender equity is our thing, one day it is equal wages, another morning we are moved by farmers’ plight, and then…

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So, a chasm can’t easily be filled- a poem

The world’s best wines A 5 star meal Binge watching a show A kiss from your love None can fill the gap The pain is too great Earthly pleasure won’t suffice Leaning on a friend Crying until tears can’t come Will not easily enclose a chasm An emptiness so large There is no room for […]

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So long overdue for a poem; I’m drowning in disbelief

I’m drowning in disbelief. The queen of my story is gone. Never to return until the ethereal event in the sky. My reason for being and my reluctant best friend. At times we seemed like foes, the ties were superhuman. A true ally in my life won’t be a part of my daily. I drown […]

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