It takes just a smile And two kind words For two strangers To become friends. For us, a borrowed pen And a couple of jokes Was more than enough. As the sands of time slipped by, Gags were shared And secrets spilled over the brim. But one fine day, everything went wrong. Who was the… Continue reading Why Aren’t We Strangers?
I scribbled the following lines which were supposed to describe 'Sohini Sarkar' during the Induction Program of my internship at Samsung India Software Operations Pvt. Ltd. Did I do justice to myself? My name spells music And my fingers carve for a wooden reek. Blessed with two 'vampire' teeth, A happy life is all that… Continue reading The Internship Poem
When do you finally realise that you are at home? When you struggle to stay awake throughout your early morning flight but suddenly become wide awake as soon as your flight lands. When you anxiously look around for your swanky Honda City and realise that your parents have decided to pick you up in your… Continue reading At Home…
When do you finally realise that you are going home? When you book a cab to come at 3 AM for a 5 25 AM flight and play music in your laptop in full volume since midnight so that you don't sleep off. When your friend-cum-fellow passenger turns up with a 10 seater Chevrolet Tavera… Continue reading Homecoming…
A dash of zeal, a bucket full of mischief. A splash of liveliness, a burst of ecstasy. A handful of colours, oodles of happiness. A bunch of unrecognizable faces. A show of special hair streaks. As soon as you step out Neat and fresh, The world around you moves In a frenzied blur And before… Continue reading Bura Na Mano Aaj Holi Hai!
This article was written for CEA Fest 2012 Newsletter 'Contour'. About the authors: Sohini Sarkar and Rohan Sriram, are 3rd year electrical students, and hold the distinction of being pioneers of the E “square” A, and its only (working?) members. Apart from writing, and composing impromptu poetry, the only other passion they share is agreeing… Continue reading The Ultimate Civil Engineer
One of the fondest memories of my school days is that of the bus journey back and forth between my home and my school. My school was located a good 10 km away from my house which made sure that I and my fellow building buddies spent at least an hour in the 52 seat… Continue reading Bus Rides!
"Sohini, there is something that you should know. I am seeing a guy. He confessed his feelings for me almost a month ago and now we are together. I am really really happy. Very few people know about it and you happen to be one of them." I listened to my friend who bared her… Continue reading You Are Just Not Made For It!
Once upon a time When the sky look a perfect blue And the trees swayed rhythmically, playfully flirting with the soulful breeze, Life was indeed very beautiful. Quite a few witty gossips And a lot of ridiculous pranks; With you, time flew away in a whisper. Without you, every moment seemed like an eternity. All… Continue reading Once Upon A Time
It's been just a few hours Since you left. As my feet drag me through the door, The smell of unfinished noodles Waft out of the dining room And hit me like a jolt. I can see the shining handle of the fork, Peeping out of the barrage of dried-up spaghetti. You ate so little,… Continue reading Since You Left…