Well, my dear readers, its December. The year is gonna end end soon and we’d wonder what worthwhile things we did in it. While i’m very optimistic about sincere and productive stuff I did in it, let me also fill in the fun quota. So, while going through illustrations of a book on Pinterest, i randomly came across some awesome words for people and their association with books. Just see, how chained them.
This thought emerged as a result of my reflections of chalanges of life.
Words have power to move the world. It has been proven on uncountable occasions and in uncountable ways. They have power to melt toughest of hearts and they can even strengthen weakest of hearts. And when words come out of the pen of a poet, they can awaken society to the world existing around it! Khaled Hosseini’s poetical prose in his novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’ has left me stunned by the blazing light streaming from those thousand splendid suns. Continue reading “A Thousand Splendid Suns – Book Review”
Back in 1999, little school girls are told that they have to make Rakhis for the soldiers. The country was at war. It was a crucial time. However unknown to the seriousness of the issue, girls prepared Rakhis and sealed them in envelopes carrying their names and school names. I was one of them. I just did that as a part of instruction given by my teachers.
Few months later, a peon comes to my class and hand out my class teacher an envelope. Continue reading “New Year Message to Soldiers”
A girl is sitting in her classroom amongst her fellow students. They were far ahead of her in the subject that was being taught in the class. This girl is trying her best to complete the work that was assigned by the teacher, despite knowing the fact that she wouldn’t be able to do it on time. Yet, she strives. Somehow the murmuring around her reduces. She looks up to figure out why the teacher hasn’t yet started discussing that work. She finds the teacher looking at her quietly. To her surprise, other students too were looking at her. Continue reading “Thank you, Teacher!”