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Nupur Parik
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My pen is mightier than my dentist's drill.
My pen is mightier than my dentist's drill.

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Eulogy
On that afternoon, exactly a month ago, there was a strong, sudden gust of wind that brought with it little florets that danced their way down the skies and fell upon all of us who walked with my grandfather's body to the hearse that was to take him away. I...
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Undivided
To the uninitiated and non-Indian readers of this blog, the concept of a joint family must sound like a bizarre name for a bunch of people who like smoking marijuana together, or perhaps it must sound like a term used for a family that hasn't yet broken apa...
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Marriage
A home is a giant heart With space Big enough to house The coldest of souls, The sharpest of tongues, The loneliest of monologues- And turn it into a warm feast Which waits for you Even when you're late And even when Your fury has burnt the meat And soiled ...
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Is It Money Or Is It Paper?
Yesterday, the 8th of November 2016, will be a day all of us will remember for as long as we shall live. We will remember, recall and retell stories to our children and/or our grandchildren of where we were, what we were doing when the news broke.  For exam...
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Not Photogenic
Photographs often just don't do any justice to certain folks. The stillness doesn't allow for the capture of the true essence of their appeal and beauty. You can't see, for example, the magnetic gumption in their walk, or hear the sweet whistle of their bre...
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Break On Through To The Other Side
Running out of the patience (or perhaps the intelligence?) to construct sentences which adequately describe your mental framework at a point in time ought to be treated with a lot of tender loving care from those who live with and around the writer. It isn'...
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The Pursuit of Happiness
Is it a dream that I see at night while the air conditioner blesses me with gushes of cool delight and the blanket caresses me with friendly warmth? Or wait. Is it actually a parallel universe whose blurry glimpses I'm only allowed in that state of minimal ...
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A Whole New World
After a great deal of introspection and an unconscious hiatus from everything creative that I assume myself to be capable of doing, I am back to my beloved blog. It feels like I have done a great deal of living in the past few months, and certainly a great ...
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Life Keeps On Keeping On
Is success merely a mental construct? Or is it a quantifiable, measurable, tangible thing? Can you see success, can you feel it, smell it, taste it? I have always believed that happiness and success are congruent. You can only be truly successful when and i...
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Rich
There hid a magnificence Beneath that muddy squalor Where the weeds grew, And the insects thrived, And where coins hummed An infrequently heard jingle. Beneath this grime That grew in salty layers Of despondence, poverty And hopelessness- The child still pl...
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