Archu From The Archive, Personal, Poems

Down Go My Tresses…

One lock, two locks, three and four. Down go my tresses, onto the floor. Chop! Chop! Chop! I’ve trimmed them short. Not beauty but bold, that’s the look I want. In the business world, strategies score. But network matters so much more. Blazers become things of reverence Attitudes morph to borderline arrogance High stung egotists are lurking around Few narcissistic…

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Baddy Bangalore

Disclaimer: Written in spirit of well meaning good humour. No offence please. Do you know a decent place in Bangalore to hangout during weekends? A place to find our own space, to spend time in leisure without spending our lifetime’s savings? Bangalore and peace, who am I kidding really? With all the malls, movies, pubs and restaurants, Bangalore might get…

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Archu From The Archive, Personal, Poems

Word Play

A woman of few words. That’s what I am attempting in this post. For someone who is used to writing page length narration on simple things, lamenting on the happenings of life for the last two years in a couple of words is a challenge. I’m trying to rise up to it, not to prove vocabulary excellence or poetic prudence,…

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Archu From The Archive, Personal

Daring The Don

“Mirror, Mirror on the wall! Who is the monkeist of them all?” I stared at my reflection for two precious minutes. Hair loose, hands on my hip, eyebrows raised and grin on my lip. Pleased with the pose, I nodded my head in acknowledgement, thank you!. Alright! I have a long tail. But I take my time, smell the surroundings…

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Archu From The Archive, Personal

Mobile Mania

9342171333 9886584631984302065098840—– (yet to be activated) These are a list of mobile numbers that I’ve used so far. Far is not really that far, just a year and a half. Until then, I was one among the mass who believed that mobile was an unnecessary expence, an inconvenience to carry around and a means for adolocents to get spoiled easily.…

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