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Dear Felicity James

All I know about you is that you are a Lamb lover as I am. I like to believe that I am the greatest admirer of Lamb living today but … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Few Things About My Father

I know it to be true That the most important thing a father can do For his children, is to love their mother. Sometimes I find them in the balcony … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

To The Black Ant That I Squashed Today

Dear Ant, I squashed you. In a second you were gone. Is there anything I can tell you that won’t make this apology of mine seem ridiculously insensitive? For no … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dear ‘The Charles Lamb’

Dear ‘The Charles Lamb,’ I hope Spring is preparing itself for a pleasant stay at London this year, and that it won’t be too late in its arrival. I hope … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dear Remi

Lonely. Is a strange word I use very often. Today was one such day I’d usually call lonely, sitting at the bar alone with a drink and not a smile … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dear Inner Creative Being

Dear Inner Creative Being, I want to give you freedom. The freedom to do what you want to do, follow your heart and spend hours to create all that you … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Choosing His Name

Balthazar! That’s what I call my moped of five years! It wasn’t easy earning this thing. And I wonder if I would have ever got it if it weren’t for … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Protected: Before I Die…

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Dear Imagine Café,

It’s amazing how you are a person and a place. You are the beautiful mind of a beautiful human being I know, that sheltered and fed both my friend and … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Friendly Stranger

I was hesitant to write to you for I was afraid and I truly cannot explain why and of what. I did not have any great expectations from the website, that explains why … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dear Tranquebar

Dear Tranquebar, You are so beautiful, right from the T to the R. Beauty inhabits every bit of you, it surrounds you and fills the air above. Ours is a … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Right is Right

Dear right side of my brain, Not many people understand your ways but that doesn’t bother you, does it? Thank you for indulging in your creative spirit in your own … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dear Mr Sunshine

My dearest, dearest, dearest Vinay,You know how much I have cried and just how terribly. You have seen me long for you torturously, you have seen what the pain of … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

To a little child I saw at the lights

My dearest, sweet, little child, I would say my lovely girl or my charming boy if I had the chance to look at you a little longer and know what … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Like Mum, Like Dad

My dearest Juli, You have never said any of this but I know it well. That you cannot love me any lesser than you love me now, with all your … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Oh Grapes!

Dear Sweet Grapes, Can you be more perfect? I doubt. Just looking at you is pure joy, the soft roundness of your body, tender and smooth, your silken skin enveloping … Continue reading

July 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Heart Children

My dearest heart children, Someone told me that you are called ‘street children’ because you live on streets. That’s what they know. What they don’t know yet is that you … Continue reading

April 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tassology, yes.

Oh what happiness you have got me my dear tea leaves! I seldom get intoxicated with anything but thy have gripped me! The please and apprehension knowing one’s present and … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sr Valentine – The Angel of Love

My dearest, dearest Sister, I went to a Catholic school that was built by the British before India’s Independence. It is a magnificent building with unique stone walls. I loved … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Booking a Laughter Partner for Life

Dearest Sirisha, I am so thrilled to be writing to you! I can feel the excitement in the tips of my fingers, waiting to scribble endless lines of how mesmerized … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sweet Sons of the Sea

Dear Shells, (that hang in my bedroom) You give me what I most want and what only you can give me. You are the gift I wake up to each … Continue reading

August 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Nick, Nikola, Nikolas

I asked my mind to think of a name for you and it immediately came up with Nicholas! I’d love to call you that, I hope you like the name. … Continue reading

June 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Protected: I Want This For You

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My Boy Tim

My dearest little pumpkin, It’s been years since I last saw you. Since that moment when I watched the distance between us get longer and longer, when you waved your … Continue reading

March 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Loving You Jules Verne

Jules, I understand if you are a little surprised with the name I picked for you. It comes from something Mary Oliver said while publicly reading one of her poems. … Continue reading

January 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

To This Paper I am Writing On

You are joy, pure pleasure and such a beauty. You, dear handmade Auroville paper, are so, so beautiful! You make me happy when my hand with ink between my fingers glides … Continue reading

December 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

Yo Teeth!

My dear teeth, Thank you for keeping yourself healthy! Though this is the first time I am ever saying ‘I love you’ to you, I developed great love for you … Continue reading

November 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

To Me at 10

Dearest little girl, Yes, your grandfather is a lovely man. You’ll miss him all your life so get used to his absence but also know that your memories of him … Continue reading

November 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

Je t’aime Galileo!

My dearest Galileo, I couldn’t believe my eyes when I spotted you on the first day of this year. It was terribly hot that day but the moment I caught … Continue reading

November 19, 2010 · Leave a comment