songs of my heart

the song of silence still continues to lull my heart
in the evenings, as i step out of my nest
i feel a sweet wind fluttering its wings against my cheeks

sometimes, even the stars raise their dreamy heads
from the sliver-gray blanket
to kiss my lashes with their twinkling dust

today, rain is lounging in the clouds
letting a shy sun wrap everything in its smile for a while
amidst laundering our razai and pickling cucumbers
i slip into varied new worlds
to live inside a story
snuggle into the folds of quietness
and behold her silent narratives

what magical songs throb in your heart?

. . .

in silence there is eloquence.
stop weaving and see how the pattern improves



  1. Lovely photography !
    Love the inverted white rose, I love white roses. Pickling cucumbers ? My mom called me yesterday to tell me she is doing the same. I love your food photography, a hint of orange in the midst of white...very romantic. and the cute clover leaves...
    Thanks for sharing the links of some very fine blogs. I will look up. And the music of Gangs of Wassyepur is my current favorite. The music director, Sneha Khanwalkar went to Bihar to do research on Bhojpuri rural /folk music and came up with gems like this-really commendable !

    Loved your writing, very lyrical and heart touching .
    I am glad to hear that you are finding joy in simple pleasures of life and thanks for sharing that joy with me so that I can indulge in it too !
    have a great weekend Niru !

    1. Your kind words are such a sweet tonic to my heart.
      So glad to hear that you like Sneha's music and her ingenious process.
      Thank you for sharing in my simple pleasures.
      Hope you have a lovely holiday!

  2. You write beautifully, I have never read a more poetic way of introducing other blogs. I'm going to have a look. also, your pictures match your words so perfectly, they have the same essnce of style, and it's a reare thing. I wish I could do that (i'm the worst photographer on earth). Have a great sunday, full of lovely words.

    1. Thank you Bobbi for pausing to contemplate my words and photography.
      I'm sure you have your own photo-stories and they are beautiful :)

  3. This is so lovely! Adore your blog! -Nakita

    1. And your words are so kind, Nakita.
      Thank you for finding me :)

  4. I truly love these photos. You should consider making some of them into prints.
    Ronnie xo

    1. Thank you Ronnie for thinking so. Its very encouraging.
      I will consider :)


let my thoughts come to you
when I am gone
like the afterglow of sunset
at the margin of starry silence
- rabindranath tagore -