Creative Writing

Riddhiculous the little prince

“All grown-ups were once children… but only few of them remember it.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince I have always been confused, if reality sprang from imagination or imagination makes reality happen. My first brush with imagination happened when I was four and my sister narrated me the…

I am done waiting, you see : RS. I was young and naive When you showed me the world When things went rough You taught me to hold. I took what you said And followed where you lead The times though, have changed You are gone, I have stayed The…

Riddhiculous Mukhauta

  मुखौटा  कल  मेले में कुछ चेहरे देखे कुछ नए, पुराने, कुछ अलग वह चमकती आँखें जैसे सितारों को झुटला देती वह विशाल घूमता पहिंया उस में सवार मस्ती के गुब्बारे वह चीखती आवाजें जैसे चीरती आसमान करतब दिखाती वह माँ रस्सी पे चलती, नाचती नचाती उसके छनकते घुंघरू जैसे नन्ही…

Riddhiculous Little did i know

It always starts with the new place, new space, newer people… Followed by ‘trying to be friendly’ faces… unwarranted queries and unwanted chats There were times I wished I would be left alone in my own world with my own stories. Little did I know Soon, it will all look…

Riddhiculous silence of the skies

As she emptied her mind, closed her eyes and heard. Horns Bellowing in her ears, the din of speeding motors, and rustling of the leaves.  She felt the Sheshum Trees sway to the tunes of  melodious flute. As the  sun sets,  the twilight hues washed over the sky.  Reminiscent of the…

riddhiculous.com i have a dream(indian context)

जाने कहाँ से बहता हुआ एक भूला सा लम्हा, लहरों के सहारे किनारे तक उतर आया. आँखों में बंद उन गुदगुदाते पलों की यादें पैरों पर आती रेत में बहा लाया. सोचें तो, आती-जाती इन लहरों ने जाने कितने ही घरौंदे बिखेरे होंगे कई मुस्कुराहटें और कई उम्मीदों के टीले…

riddhiculous.com man at war

 “ ”  यह मत  सोचो  की  कितने  लम्हे  है  बाकी  ज़िन्दगी  के; ये  सोचो  की  कितनी  ज़िन्दगी  हैं  बाकि  हर  लम्हे  में “   “Ye mat socho ki kitne lamhe hai baaki zindagi ke;  Ye socho ki kitni zindagi hain baki har lamhe me” anonymous The cell phone alarm is…

Riddhiculous the diary of a newly wed man

Dear Diary, To say it is okay (and mean it too). To not say it is okay– All the time. To say I understand. To show that I understand. To avoid double standards. But, two things are not always the same. To message– ‘take care/ we will work it out’…

Exactly a day short of a three months break and add to it a changed calender year.. darn i have taken a long break.. so let me catch my breath what all has happened/ is happening– 1. I am now married 2. I no longer stay in Delhi. 3. I…