My Strength, My Inspiration


I don’t remember your first kiss on my cheeks Nor do I remember your first hug But what I remember is Your comforting smile as I got my final results How you held my hand when I panicked, And helped banish my blues How you helped heal my wounds, And the fact that you are … Read more

A Lone Star

A Lone Star

Daily routine Nine to five. I call this a bitter pill Of life, meant to be Taken in a stride. Dancing to the beat of the same drum We save the best for another day Not sure of what future will offer Our scars defining who we are… A lone star in the sky, burning bright. © … Read more

A Tribute: Happy Birthday Maa


Ponytails to perming. Henna to streaking Periods to childbirth. Approaching thunderstorms To fallen trees A flood of emotions Childhood memories And emotional saturation Threatening to overflow The banks of memories. I had trained myself To hold my breath Coordinating it with yours Listening to your heartbeat As I cuddled up beside you Nestled in the … Read more

Battles of A Trapped Heart


Veiled Stillness; Forgotten Aura; choked sentences, Casual demeanour, Identity suspended And a trapped heart gasping for Breath. Somewhere wrapped in riddles and Chained in memories, it’s strange how deep Are the tendrils of love strangulating your heart. Prone to be misunderstood, a victim of Dreams and expectations beyond words A lovelorn heart unexpectedly Always gets … Read more

Secret of A Good Marriage


Four Score eight A marriage, A partnership Best friends; soul mates And critics. Standing by Each other for better or Worse. Her practicality And warmth. His gutsy nature and his Masculinity; bonding of two souls. A husband, a wife. A disciplined hand A gentle smile. Growing up I’ve Learnt of love along with commitment. No … Read more

Different Strokes Of Relationships


Different colors Of relationships Ranging from passionate Red to solemn black. When balancing between Love and hate, Nothing seems In the right place… The colours drain out, With nothing in between,  All that is left Is different shades of grey. © All Rights Reserved. ©Ranjeeta Nath Ghai,  Atrangi Zindagi Ka Safar, 2016. Follow my writings on #yourquote … Read more