They tell me we are lucky tied with human habitation, food and nesting options and little natural predation. The woods are rather thin now and grasslands quite lean, they say there were days past when everything was green. They move in search of havens now that promise sanctuary, where humans haven’t set foot yet and … Continue reading Future, Imperfect, Tense
Slowly the bud comes to bloom, unfurling whorls it holds, silken and soft the pink petals, gently its life unfolds. The crowd at large gasp in awe, behold its beauteous sight, a whiff of fragrance rouses the lot, looking for fleeting delight. A silent perceptive smile it bears, all the while deep within, never will … Continue reading Within
A lush green paddy patch to the bystander’s eyes, knowing not behind the vista what hardship lies. With blood and toil nurtured, starting with the plough, sowing, growing, nourishing, lifting water until now. With tender loving care, fighting spot, rot and blight, and once the grains appear standing guard day and night. From afar the … Continue reading A Harvest of Chance
The morning vistas alter rapidly, and I wonder why does it enthuse me, not just today, but daily so? Is it the inherent beauty of the landscape that bewitches me – fast-changing displays with a few rapid brushstrokes of vivid hues, tones and shades? Or is it the transient nature of the spectacle itself that … Continue reading Revelations in Reverie
When a charm is cast in the enchanting dark, the night leaves behind a bewitching mark. The morning flush unveils a bounty of delight, assorted sprinkling gems in the first rays of light. Strings of pearls though adorn a chosen few, For a moment in time the spider’s royalty too! – Narendra Nayak © 2018 … Continue reading Strings of Pearls!
Owl of a sudden, down he swooped, giving out not a hoot, Owl he said was “Owl right there, care to share some fruit?” “By Owl means if Owl is fine, Owl be gone after a bite, I’m just Owl talk and no bite, meant not to give a fright.” For Owl I knew he … Continue reading Owl’s Well That…
Crisp, sharp, focus. These pictures, taken in a moment of inspiration are actually a metaphor for our journey in life. Whatever the objective, the aspiration, the intent, the mission – if we take unhesitant, deliberate, purposeful and relentless strides towards the goal with unwavering faith in our abilities, nothing can thwart a triumphant culmination of … Continue reading Focus!