Spirit

Loot Bags

The looting in London happened in mobile phone chains, electric retailers, jewelry stores, and expensive clothing stores. The riots they say, were because young people wanted a taste of things they could not buy. And the unfulfilled desire- they violently resented. And so wreck what you can’t have. Better yet, sack them. Having those expensive […]

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Rain Check

The days have been hushed, more subdued, unhurried, and I find myself wanting to write more. Rains get me all squishy inside. I remember forgotten books in the closet, cotton blankets, and staying in bed a little longer. (I wonder how many children would be born 9 months hence?) Coffee doesn’t do rain justice and […]

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Upside Down

I woke up today with an upturned sky. The sky and sea merged and what I saw was an expanse of water, or maybe an expanse of sky. There was no horizon to divide earth and the heavens, infinite silver blue. And there I was, filled with so much promise for the new day. An […]

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My sky

Sometimes I wish I could paint so I could show you my sky at dusk. But I can’t. So I’d have to contend with telling you instead. Gray hovering over the city lights Periwinkle blue splashed here and there Wisps of violet and cobalt Threads of silky white A bright blue backdrop Peach and pale […]

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