Where did you go?

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Standing on the pedestal of success, blinded by the glittering lights of fame, caressed by the heavenly comforts, I never knew when I forgot you. When the dream disappeared, as it always does, I found myself lonely on the street in the company of pebbles and stones. “Where did it…

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An undeserving beggar

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Recently, I and my friend went to a Gurudwara. As we came out of the Gurudwara, I noticed that there was a line of beggars outside the Gurudwara. My friend, who is a regular visitor to this Gurudwara, paid alms selectively to five of the beggars. As we moved past…

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Today, he laughed!

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Today, he laughed. He laughed uninhibitedly and uncontrollably. He laughed as much as he hadn’t laughed before ever in his life. He laughed because finally, one of the biggest weights he had been carrying on his heart, probably for lifetimes, was lifted. He laughed because today, he fulfilled one of…

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You are not this

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A dishevelled, dark, old-aged beggar in worn-out clothes used to roam around the streets of a city, with asking in his eyes, and hands always stretched out to beg. His only belongings were the clothes on his body, a bowl in his hand, and a pair of broken slippers in…

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