Rain and sunshine. Nature seemed conflicted. Lately, we've been having many days when the rain and sunshine appear together, giving rise to beautiful rainbows. It's just another beautiful miracle of Nature!
Dark clouds spread across the grey skies drops of water are like their tears droplets that spill with burden grows too heavy The rain is a little more than what nature can bear Nature weeps at the injustice meted out to her She must wonder how cruel any being could be especially one that she … Continue reading Nature’s Miracles
She was happy that they had come to visit her. She had watched them play under her shade as kids. As teens, they had tried to climb her branches to snatch her fruit. She rarely got to see them as they passed into their adulthood. Little did she know that they had arrived to see … Continue reading Goodbye – a tiny tale
The clock keeps ticking. It has never stopped and it will never stop either. Seconds turn to minutes to hours and just like that, an entire day had passed before you can fully realize it. Time works in mysterious ways. It's like a jigsaw puzzle that you can't seem to complete. But then again, we … Continue reading Food for thought #8: Why are we obsessed with time?
In a very disturbing turn of events, several trees all over the world surprised humans with their newfound ability to move! It has been reported that several trees all over the world uprooted themselves and started moving forward haphazardly, leaving a trail of mass destruction in their wake. Scientists are quite baffled by this new … Continue reading Evolution – a tiny tale
The God's of the elements wrap and uncurl essences of their perfume.The guardian angels of the planet, they leave their imprints wherever they go.Concluding we know the natural wonders and phenomena revealing and concealing themselves, we concretely assume.When the clouds' burden becomes too much, water returns to Earth, to nourish the parched landGaia howls for … Continue reading Personified Impermanence
Nature is a great teacher But alas! humans never learn I wish we could be like fire Fiery and unyielding The only weapon against darkness Nature is a great teacher But alas! humans never learn I wish we could be like the plants Peaceful and giving Restoring the life force - oxygen! Nature is a … Continue reading Nature
Nature's gardens flourish Sprawling green meadows Unscathed by humanity. This post was written in response to Eugi's Weekly prompt for this week - meadows. The challenge is to go where the prompt leads you and publish a post on your own blog that responds to the given word or image prompt. Click on the link … Continue reading Nature’s gardens
The clouds kissed the top of the mountains and chased each other as they moved across the skies. They shed their burden as they moved, ushering in the first showers. The parched land lapped up the water, rejoicing at the onset of the monsoons. A magnificent tigress waited in the shade of the tall bushes, … Continue reading short story #33: Survival of the fittest…
The sky was bloodshot. The rays of the rising sun cast a reddish glow over the morning sky and painted the clouds red. The morning rays kissed the waiting horizon and spread the light gradually but steadily, dispelling the blanket of darkness. The Golden Orb was yet to make his appearance but his magnificent rays … Continue reading Sunrises
The flowers bloomed, covering the vast field in a brilliant purple hue.The flowers did not care whether the humans were around to admire them.Unlike humans, Nature did not worry about Instagram and the number of likes that a captured moment would garner! This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 235 prompt … Continue reading Three Line Tale #28: A field of purple
It takes only a moment, For nature to change its colours. One moment, it's bright and sunny And the next moment, It can turn dull and overcast. If observed keenly, One can see the dark clouds Approaching closer, Far across the horizon, Threatening to cast us in darkness. The clouds follow the will Of the … Continue reading Dark clouds
Grief is a powerful feeling They say it has seven stages I don't know about that But I strongly believe That grief is like the waves, In a turbulent sea. It comes and goes But it sustains, In a never-ending manner. It grips your heart, Forces you to have Ups and downs Over and over … Continue reading Grief
I have been here For a long while I'm nearly as old As these hills themselves I have seen these hills transform From young mountains To a lush green expanse Though I exist in plain sight I am virtually invisible People only notice me When I cross the invisible boundary That they have set for … Continue reading Hidden in plain sight
To a human eye, it might have seemed as if the two bald eagles were comparing notes on how to catch elusive fat rats. Perched on the highest tree that they could find, they surveyed the humans as keenly as they could. When the dogs and cats had refused to spy on the humans, Agents … Continue reading short story #21: Covert operations
I looked at the dark stormy skyDark rain-laden clouds,Sailed over my headDrifting at the wind's mercyI watched a quartet of geeseSoar higher and higherAs they made their wayAcross the dark skyI watched them fly awayTheir sizes growing smallerAnd smallerUntil they were just tiny specksI envied their freedomI wished I could soar highAnd fly away like … Continue reading This too shall pass
Hidden away in a quiet corner, Untouched and like a loner There stood a tiny patch of greenery Chaotic and yet, such a beautiful scenery That stood out in sharp contrast Amid the concrete jungle like an outcast Neglect was evident from the overgrown weeds Yet it was unexploited by human needs. It never failed … Continue reading A Little Piece Of Heaven
The beach was a sight to behold. There was not a speck of trash to be seen. The trash seemed to have disappeared along with the humans. This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 223 prompt by Sonya. Thanks to Sonya for hosting this challenge. If you want to participate, please … Continue reading Three Line Tale #17: A change for the better!
Obsessed with power and money, humans had transformed Mother Earth into a concrete jungle. Humans had wiped clean the greenery, only to replace it with more of their artificial monstrosities. Smart and intelligent as they were, humans didn't have the slightest idea of what they were up against. "No trespassing" proclaimed the numerous boards that … Continue reading tiny tale #52: Settling old scores
The land and the people sighed with relief, almost as if in unison... The rains had come... at last. They pitter-pattered on my windows, and managed to captivate me with an astounding view. The flowers were starting to shyly poke their heads out, The ground was starting to get swallowed up by the ever growing … Continue reading Pitter-patter… The rains are here!