The Colour of Us

We run past fields green and hopeful your laughter echoes as the shade catches on… And when the sun sets on the horizon you turn amber and smile in golden waves better than the ocean… We stand holding hands at the edge of the world where the red sky fades into nothingness… your fingers trace…

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Lost Girl: Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Sana Shetty | Genre: Crime Thriller | Pages: 309 | Publisher: Harper Collins In the nondescript town of Fagu, a few kilometres from Shimla, retired police officer Vanessa and her husband Aidan are coasting through a blissful post-retirement life and running their quaint cafe. One day, on their usual morning trek in the mountains, they notice something in…

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Beginning of an End

Is it the beginning of an end I wonder no words do justice I ponder * the 2am walk by the beach steps laden with follies the sand clings to my feet waves try to set them free * against the July winds heavy with juvenile chill my palms feel warm where they hug my…

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कुछ हिस्से उन मुलाकातों के…

कुछ हिस्से उन मुलाकातों केवो पीछे छोड़ गए थेउन्हें मैंने अलमारी मेंसंजोकर रखा हैजब किसी रातउनकी कमी खलती हैऔर यादें छेड़तीं हैंउन्ही टुकड़ो कोपलंग पर बिखेर देती हूँकभी उनमें उनकीझलक ढूंढती हूँतो कभीउन खामोशियों की चादर सेकुछ अधूरी हसरतों कोढांक देती हूँ

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Zanskar: Ladakh

Type: Landscape Photography | Location: Leh, Ladakh, India | Date: October 2018 | Camera: Oppo Reno 10X Zoom Hope you enjoy my India Travel Photography. Do share your thoughts in comments below. ~~~~~ For more of my travel photography, ~~~~~ All photos are copyright Asha Seth. Unauthorised use and/or reproduction without permission is unethical and prohibited. ~~~~~

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The Last Song of Dusk: Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi | Genre: Historical Fiction | Pages: 304 | Publisher: Penguin India When the astonishingly lovely Anuradha moves to Bombay to marry Vardhmaan, a charming young doctor, their life together has all the makings of a fairy tale. But when their firstborn son dies in a terrible accident, tragedy transforms their marriage into a bleak landscape.…

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Lost Ballads

years have mottled its skin grey shrouds the tangerine I scrape for the peregrine obscure between the strings jammed are the heads bent is the proud neck I crave for the prosaic lost between the frets tunes unveil eventually as words crawl up the lips I seek for the bliss soaked in fond memories chords…

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Rain Daze

When things are about to change, it comes like the rains. First it thunders. Then starts to drizzle. Slowly, the showers catch up, and then it pours heartfuls. Once the cloudy pockets are emptied, it’s all calm and quiet. Sure there’s wheels splashing muddy waters. Of course, there’s muck and damp for some time. But…

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A Silly Love

that morning i was dazed the sky was downcast like a flower soon to fade i was up but not yet awake like a dried stream waiting for rain and upon my window sill a dainty nightingale came she sang and sang until I asked what she willed i had no room in my heart…

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Coraline: Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Neil Gaiman | Genre: Fantasy, Horror | Pages: 192 | Publisher: Bloomsbury There is something strange about Coraline’s new home. It’s not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her, nor the signs of danger that Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, her new neighbours, read in the tea leaves. It’s the other house –…

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Under the sea…

I beat the waves push myself harder still falling deeper into black abyss a gush of water enters I can’t feel my lungs purges every bit of air until there’s nothing left struggling to keep myself afloat slowly, I lose control wait, water’s supposed to save but I’m drowning instead my hands lash my legs…

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9 Famous Literary Fathers You Must Meet this Father’s Day

It’s that time of the year again when we celebrate the power personality of life – Dad. It’s also that time of the year when I miss papa the most because he isn’t around anymore. I wish he were around! My journey with books, these last two decades, has given me more than I could…

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Flowers in the Attic: Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Virginia C. Andrews | Genre: Gothic, Horror, Young Adult | Pages: 389 | Publisher: Harper Collins Up in the attic, four secrets are hidden. Four blonde, beautiful, innocent little secrets, struggling to stay alive… Chris, Cathy, Cory and Carrie have perfect lives – until a tragic accident changes everything. Now they must wait, hidden from view in…

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