The Blue Umbrella

The umbrella was like a flower, a great blue flower that had sprung up on the dry brown hillside. In exchange for her lucky leopard’s claw pendant, Binya acquires a beautiful blue umbrella that makes her the envy of everyone in the village, especially Ram Bharosa, the shopkeeper. It is the prettiest umbrella in the…

Compromise

I’ll be more gentle, to the thorns that want to hurt me. And I’ll be kinder, to the waves that want to drown me. I’ll keep filling the void forming in between. And I’ll keep being strong, despite the odds to let this knot stay put. I’ll be the sun, helping you grow like a…

Bee Story

Oh man ! I pity you and your plight, Learn from me if you might, You have disconnected from the flight, Of the flow of life as it might. I go from flower to flower, To gather the nectar of life, Not merely for my life, But for the future generation’s life. You have forgotten…