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When Bella made it all look fine
It had been a long and rough day. The morning that day started off with a puncture in the middle of a highway on the way to work.  I somehow pulled over and for the first time started to use the instruments and the spare tire to get going.  Setting... Read more
Richard Branson blogs about a story of Generosity that brought a couple together
Richard Branson shared an interesting story on his blog, about the generosity of his friend, Pankaj Shah.  Pankaj is a businessman who has an intriguing, but generous habit – “Whenever he is out to dinner, he asks the staff to find the couple who look most in love, and... Read more
This is a situation that many people have seen or gone through.  What does it mean?  Two views – different from each other – but very interesting! The Artichoke Way Read Quote of Sanjay Sabnani’s answer to Romance (love): I’m into a girl who flirts then stops for few... Read more
Amazing story of love and friendship across species. Deep in the Costa Rican jungle, a fisherman named Chito discovered a crocodile that had been shot in the eye by a cattle farmer and left for dead. Chito was able to drag the massive reptile into his boat and brought... Read more
What is Love? Do we even know how to love? One who has never loved himself, how can he love the other?  How does Love work?  What makes it better and what makes it grow? Read more
This is such a hilariously interesting “Love Story” of a Geek Girl who is interested in Biology, Parasites and the like. Read more
This is an incredible story I came across: A wild-long tailed macaque monkey has adopted an abandoned kitten at Ubud’s Monkey Forest in Bali.   The reserve has 340 monkeys in four groups living there.  It is considered sacred and it is frequented by 10,000 people every month.  The kitten... Read more
According to some recent surveys, female infidelity is on the rise.  For example: National Social Survey, sponsored by the National Science Foundation: Cheated at some point in the marriage – Men = 20-22%; Women = 15% Indiana University-Kinsey Institute study: Cheating in men = 23%; In women = 19%... Read more

Baarishein

LovePoetry March 5, 2011

Aapki window aur meri khidki ke darmiyan,
Us chotey sey faasle mein hi,
Kuch boondein baadlon sey phisal ayeiin,
Pehle to light si pittar-patter thi,
Ab ghata ganghor hai,

From your windows,

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Envelope in Deep Gratitude for the Universal Symphony

Yesterday, a friend talked about the value of gratitude in life and even more importantly on the spiritual journey.

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Aise hi!

LovePoetry December 8, 2010

Many months back, I began to write a story from male perspective when this thought came to me! It was an effort to reflect someone’s longing for the unattainable.

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Body Parts: a poem

LovePoetry September 23, 2010

Piece me, piece me, piece me for the pot
Piece me, minced love me or love me not

Some like it raw others like it boiling hot
So put on the kettle, seize it now this lot

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When Muscle is weak
and Will is soft –
from grief –
what then can hold me up
where do I find my strength
where do I find relief

My feet
know the ground
much better than my head

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Somanjana’s Note: It was in the crazy busy Training & Placement office of KIIT University, Bhubaneswar I met Prof. Beena Menon for the first time, about 4-5 years back.

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How Much

LovePoetry August 23, 2010

How much I wanted to spend my life with you,

How much I wanted to give all my love to you,

How much I wanted to shower all happiness on you,

How much I wanted to give my everything to you,

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I too fell in love,
I too hugged life,
I too felt beautiful,
I too had a Love story.

It was fun, it was special;
It was cozy, it was cold;
It was breezy, it was sunny;

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