This Very Sky

A clear blue sky
But at the edges, silently creeping onwards
Are tiny tendrils of cotton clouds
Threatening to conquer

Autumn Dusk

Endless clouds darken,
Below an endless sky.
The imminent threat of rain
Endangering the beauty that prevails over all
At this time of day.

Daily Rebirth

WPC: Awakening You know those flowers that blossom during the day and then wither away at night until the next morning? Well, we have one of those in our backyard (it’s more of a frontyard really… why is it even called a backyard?). I took this picture early in the morning and this was before…

Evolution: How Pigs Turn Into Humans

WPC: Story Today, you are going to find out how I became a pig. Nope, I am not kidding. I am truly, honestly going to tell you the story of how I became a pig. When we used to live in the US, we would love to go to Legoland. I mean, which three-year-old wouldn’t love…

An Optimistic Odyssey

Story starts from A Foggy Future. Updates every two or three weeks (hopefully).   It’s 2056 and the it feels like we’re living a nightmare. Two years. That’s all it took. Two years for our slightly polluted yet amazing world to become a great big Cloud of dust. We pushed it past the limit and…

Vellichor

I came across this word a few days ago, and I was curious. In all my life, I have never experienced this wistfulness, this vellichor. This seems a bit strange, because I love old books. Something about the way they’re so worn down yet delicate, how you feel like it’s an old friend that might break…

A Foggy Future

On Monday, the 12th of October, 2054 I, Naomi Saluja, visited the future. I’m sorry, I can’t tell you what I saw. There’s a simple reason for that; there was nothing to see. Because two years from now, the world does not look as beautiful as it does today. Because two years from now, astronauts…

History of the Marshmallow

You’ll never believe what I’m about to say. Back in the 19th century, the soft, squishy, small, ball of goodness known as the marshmallow, was a medicine. Yes, you read it right. In the 1800s, doctors would extract juice from roots of the mallow plant and whip it with sugar and eggs to make a…