WITH LOVE, FROM A MUGGLE

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It was the year of April 2006 when I was introduced to the world of Harry Potter by my cousin. So my mission for that summer vacation was to gobble up all the six of the books in the HP series and yeah I was pretty successful at that. Even now I can recall the excitement with which I had assimilated the pages.

For me, Harry Potter was not just a book belonging  to the fantasy genre but more than that. The characters created by Rowling were the epitome of strength, compassion and integrity who teach us that, everyone can make a difference in creating a beautiful world. I am sure, all of you out there would agree with me!!.

So here is some extra love to few of the iconic people in the HP series, who faced the society in their own little brave ways and tried their best to make it into a better place.

Hagrid

You could have easily cursed the people around you and held it against them for the unknown injustice, committed to you but you still chose to spread happiness to everyone around you. You trusted and believed in Dumbledore that he would take care of you. After all that you had gone through, you still had your child like innocence intact and your love for Grawp was too adorable !!.

Kreacher

You are that example for the society, which teaches that even a stone can be melted when heated appropriately. You were ready to change into a new leaf and put the past behind you when your master and his friends showered you with genuine affection. I still remember with joy, when you came to the great hall with your elf friends to defeat the dark forces.

Lupin

I think you are my one true love in the entire series. Life and the society was unfair to you at almost all the stages but you chose to spread love. You could have easily shifted to the dark side and you had a good reason as well, that the regal society doesn’t accept a werewolf. But you stuck to righteousness till your last. You are a real inspiration and an hero to me.

Fleur 

You were a hero to me in the sixth book. Your maturity in the way you had handled Bill’s accident was really beautiful. You are that example which shows that the strongest minds can emerge out of nowhere and in any situation. You set the example that true love can transcend anytime over pretty faces.

Tonks

Who would have thought that this pesky, chirpy tom boy would fall in love? It was your strength and your belief in yourself and your love that made your man change his heart. I always wished that there would be a book on your love story, sigh !! I know, I can be hopelessly romantic at times.

And lastly,

JK Rowling

For being a pure genius and creating such a beautiful plethora of characters who have and will still continue to stay with us for the rest of our lives. Thank you !!.

 

INTO THE WATER- A REVIEW

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Last year, I had the opportunity to read The Girl On The Train, a novel by Paula Hawkins.

I was really impressed with the way she had handled the story. It was simply a beautiful psychological thriller. So, when I chanced upon another book by this same author, I picked it from the bookshelf with a lot of excitement and spent two weekends lost in it’s pages.

Into The Water, is a beautiful masterpiece work of Paula Hawkins which focuses on the aspects of psychology and adventure. The best part of this book is that the story doesn’t belong to one person. With every chapter dedicated to different characters woven in a pattern, it helps the reader to introspect the book in a myriad of ways. 

The story starts with the death of Nel Abbott and her sister Jules returning to their hometown after more than a decade to take care of the now orphaned kid Lena Abbott. When I give this introduction, it probably looks like the story only revolves around finding Nel’s killer. But here is the catch, the book slowly unfolds to span the characters of another two generations. With the idea of clairvoyance and the mystery of drowning pool thrown into a few pages it would give an insight to the reader that maybe the story is set in an horror theme. But it is not. Along with the plots of murders and suicides, Paula also touches on the importance of family bonding and communication which adds on to the beauty of the book.

On a personal note, I always rate a book on it’s plot. So from my side it would be a stupendous 5 just for it’s intriguing plot. Nowhere in the course of the story did I find it to be dragging or the grip being lost. The language and her writing style were as always commendable. I hope I would be able to write like that , someday. The book is not long, so you don’t have to spend days waiting to reach the conclusion.

I would definitely recommend it as a must read. I am pretty sure, that even this book would be made into a blockbuster movie!!.

 

 

 

 

HOPE

Hope for love.

Hope for peace of mind.

Hope for others to understand you.

Hope that you understand yourself.

Hope for a miracle.

Hope for a better tomorrow.

And,

Hope for a better you.

– Sneha

Hope is that feeling on which we plan our day and our entire life in the long run. I personally feel that it is always within us, or rather a part of us.

This was my first poem. When I had penned down my thoughts, not realizing that

I would be writing many more of these in the coming days. This journey of writing has indeed been a special one.

 

ILLUSIONS

A lazy day,
let’s say,
a Sunday,
spent on the, regal couch
with a smartphone.
Beep Beep,
Bro, I got another 
like. Not only that,
two of those guys,
have also,
loved my picture!!
And guess what?
That girl in our class
who hardly even smiles
when she passes by,
has put a comment on
my picture appreciating 
my dressing sense!!
People are so nice in 
this world. We shouldn’t
let them go out of our lives.
Liking is caring.
And so is sharing.
So here I come,
liking the posts and
sharing them 
and even attending 
their events.
See, I am here,
to encourage.
And wait,
don’t go offline
without reading this message,
I just posted a happy birthday 
wish on my Crush’s wall!!
Bingo, I definitely need a 
brownie point for this 
daring act!!

VIRTUAL CONNECTION

A lazy day,
let’s say,
a Sunday,
spent on the, regal couch
with a smartphone.
Beep Beep,
Bro, I got another
like. Not only that,
two of those guys,
have also,
loved my picture!!
And guess what?
That girl in our class
who hardly even smiles
when she passes by,
has put a comment on
my picture appreciating
my dressing sense!!
People are so nice in
this world. We shouldn’t
let them go out of our lives.
Liking is caring.
And so is sharing.
So here I come,
liking the posts and
sharing them
and even attending
their events.
See, I am here,
to encourage.
And wait,
don’t go offline
without reading this message,
I just posted a happy birthday
wish on my Crush’s wall!!
Bingo, I definitely need a
brownie point for this
daring act!!
-Sneha
I for one, love Facebook and Instagram.
Their creation is definitely justified.
They do connect people across the globe.
Thanks, to these guys we never are alone.
They give the necessary cacophony to
our lives.