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Scattered Pearls - "Found Love: Story of a Book"

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Found Love: Story of a Book

 

Dear ‘Fairy Stories’,

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Scattered Pearls - "Rise of the phenomenal woman"

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Maya Angelou: Rise of the phenomenal woman 

 

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.

I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size 

But when I start to tell them,

They think I’m telling lies.

It’s in the reach of my arms,

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Scattered Pearls - "The Story of an Old School"

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The Story of an Old School: an Epiphany
 
Her eyes had called him and his soul had leaped at the call. To live, to err, to fall, to triumph, to recreate life out of life!”- The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce 
 
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Scattered Pearls - "A Love Letter to the Mighty Niagara Falls"

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A Love Letter to the Mighty Niagara Falls 

Chatter of birds two by two raises a night song joining a litany of running water—sheer waters  showing the russet of old stones remembering many rains.” Prairie Waters by Night, Carl Sandburg 

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Scattered Pearls - "SHE: Draupadi and The Every Woman"

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SHE: Draupadi and The Every Woman 

I am a phenomenal woman. 

I’ve let you drown in the chocolate sea of my visual beauty,

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Scattered Pearls - "Let me not to the marriage of true minds"

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Let me not to the marriage of true minds​   

 

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Scattered Pearls - "Revisiting Minnehaha falls"

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Revisiting Minnehaha falls: In Solitude, Abundance and Emptiness 

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Scattered Pearls - "The Myriad Magical Hues of Love"

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The Myriad Magical Hues of Love: Onscreen Romances and Hollywood 

 

I’m scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel  when I’m with you.” — Dirty Dancing

"Choose me. Marry me. Let me make you happy. Oh, that sounds like three favors, doesn't it?"--Julia Roberts, My Best Friend's Wedding 

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Scattered Pearls - "Journey of the Womb"

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This piece happens to be the first full-length personal essay/narrative that I had written, in the form of a diary or journal entrée during my first pregnancy. Today, five years after my elder daughter Srobona (Mithi) is there in our lives, I continue to revel in the countless joys, glories, the small milestones of victory and failure of our lives together, holding on to this precious bond called ‘Motherhood’.

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