A Retelling of An Ancient Story

I'm so happy that I'm finally making some progress on a project that's very dear to my heart. For my final project of my creative writing certificate that I'm doing at the University of Toronto, I'm doing my own poetic version of the Ramayana, an ancient Hindu epic that has been in people's minds and [...]

A Plummy Spring

Sometimes at the end of my tutoring sessions, I will work with my students to write a poem about a random topic, or any topic that interests them, or about the current season or holiday. The other day, Miraya and I came up with the following poem about spring. She was delighted today when I [...]

Never Mine

“I’ll be right there,” she said, And I knew she Didn’t really mean it. But still I waited, Anticipating that I would kick myself For allowing myself to feel that necessary but oh-so-dirty four Letter word: H O P E. I was a sucker for the game, But why did I feel That with her, [...]

I Am

I am beautiful I am worthy I am raw and wild and untamed I am intelligent and rational, spiritual and intuitive I am dignified, yet when it comes to love willing to throw it all out the window. I am love incarnate. I am submissive, yet defiant; sensitive, yet callous - I long to experience [...]

A New Year, A New Start

Happy New Year everyone!!! Hope your 2018 is off to a wonderful start. Have you set any new year's resolutions? Here is my list of ten resolutions for the year: Visit 10 hot spots in Ottawa with my friend Hetal Be more like my Mom (this may take many years!) Get a job I love, [...]