Young Lives, Quiet Desperation

He breathed deeply as he lay asleep on his bed, the white covers pulled upto his chin. The Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Center was quiet. As a night nurse,  I had never seen him fall asleep so early in al the nights that he was my patient. He looked so innocent as he dozed. In stark contrast…

From New Delhi to New York

The snow of March had melted in New York and the rains were here to refresh and release the pent up essence of New Yorkers. It was May already and I still wore my jacket. I couldn’t really leave it at home. Spring had been kind of funny. There was still a slight nip in the air. I sat sipping  my…

Heavenmade Ragdolls

I gazed out through the yellow , grilled window of my  bedroom watching the rays of the setting sun diffuse in the horizon. The golden orange afterglow bathed the buildings and I breathed the chilly winter air. December vacations give you the much needed respite from the chaos of mundane activities. I needed this time to…

I Hope You Dance…

Disbelief, rage, anger, frustration, numbness…that’s what you would feel if you were told that you have Non Hodgkins Lymphoma, a cancer that begins in the cells of the immune system. That’s what Mindy Krasner felt when her doctor diagnosed her with it. I was fortunate enough to attend a few lectures organized by UFCAHRE- Arts…

A Page From A Worn Out Journal….

An entry from my journal dated  November 2, 2007 REMINISCES… Its been a long time since I have connected soul with ink and paper, experience with reflection. A very long time indeed…..I feel the need to dwell deeper into my life, to search for greater depths …..just like I used to 3 years ago…… 8…

The Jailbirds song

I got out of the car and walked towards the detention centre, an ominous looking building fenced in by sky high brick walls and barbed wire. None would dare to climb in or jump out. I breathed a sigh. I could be working in a famous research hospital learning new techniques and walking with distinguished…