Rajkumari Sharma Tankha Heard a woman talking so loudly on her handphone in Delhi Metro on a Monday morning. This woman, in her late thirties or early forties, was talking to her friend about someone, may be her sister-in-law. From what I could gather from the forcible evesdropping (she was so loud, I couldn’t help […]Read More
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Rajkumari Sharma Tankha Small, yet hardly green, It sticks stubbornly to the branch, Against sun and rain, breeze and storm, The last leaf of tree. I know- inside me, I will live as long as this leaf, Gently moving in life, As it sways in gentle breeze, Or going through a storm inside me, As […]Read More
Rajkumari Sharma Tankha For the 25th day in a row, I have to bear with the song Tune maari entriyan to dil main baji ghantiyan from the recent Hindi flick Gunday. Everyday, this song is played to full volume in a school in my neighbourhood, from around 9 in the morning till 2PM when the […]Read More
Rajkumari Sharma Tankha These days the first job I have in the morning is to scan the daily newspapers we subscribe to. Why? Because I have to see and assure myself if there is any objectionable content or visual in it. My daughters are growing up, you see, and they are in that stage of […]Read More