Perilous Mountains of Sikkim, 2017 – Part 2

Far from civilization, in extreme weather conditions, no connectivity, living each day in disciplined rhythm, probably the soldiers also wait for the colourful, boisterous tourists to arrive at their sentinel!

Touristy Notes from Sikkim, 2017 – Part 1

Tiny tots like him walk to school on weekdays with siblings, trotting dangerously along the edge. It is scary but they look unperturbed, their cheeks red under the clear mountain sun.

Nature’s Medley…continues

Hills and Ravines A fine vintageOf memories runningOn your foreheadDelicate linesHills and ravinesLife’s ups and downsChiseled on your brows Highs and Lows Scaling mountainsTraversing hillsLike a madman roamsIn the highs and lowsOf your bosomThis thrill seekerFinally, finds a home Wind and Dew She plaited starsShimmers unparalleledIn her lustrous braidWhen the wind unravelledThose twisted tressesDiamonds floatedContinue reading “Nature’s Medley…continues”

Nature’s Medley

Oceanside Curious crimsonOf a dusky sunMixing with seasOf tranquilityIn this cocktail, dropA potion of moonlightSee the waves dance Woodland Flirtatious windCaresses pine treesRaindrops trembleIn torrents freeAs clouds descendThe forest resoundsWith a swish of jealousy Hillside Feathery grayThe magic of waitingAs the mist gathersEngulfing meBefore the first rainSurreal shift of cloudsOn yonder hills Dunes A desertContinue reading “Nature’s Medley”