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Kandi Curry

Weekly writing challenge: A pinch of You

This week, we want a window into the complexity that is you. We want your best recipes.

We don’t mean we want your best recipe for fried chicken, we want the recipe for all the bits and pieces and quirks and foibles and loves that make you you.

 

Here’s a juicy titbit….a starter you can munch on while you go through my delicious kandi curry recipe!

Do you know my surname- kandicuppa comprises of 2 words-

Kandi meaning yellow dal/lentils and

Cuppa (pronounced cooppa!) meaning heap. (in Telugu, which is an Indian language)

so my ancestors are from a place where there was an abundance of dal/lentils!

Isn’t that interesting?!

Now here’s the recipe! 🙂 enjoy!!

A little bit of innocence in the jar,

A little bit of cheeky fun by the bar,

A dash of fiery temper, into the mix,

a hint of sweet smile, playing on the lips,

A little bit of attitude on the go,

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The Informal Mail

Weekly Writing Challenge: Mind the Gap

It’s fun, it’s fast,

It’s simple, it’s smart.

It killed snail mail,

now it’s killing etiquette!

What happened to respect,

dignity and class,

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The Craziest First Impression

Some first impressions are meant to last for eternity..

while others fade into oblivion…which would you rather prefer?

It’s not that easy an  answer… 🙂

It was our first trip…

to my Uncle’s place,

who had shifted here,

with bag and baggage.

I was excited about

seeing their home,

(It is in one of the ‘posh’est of zones,)

We left our house

on a nice Sunday,

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Life as a nomad….or not?

I would love to see the world in all its glory,

all possible landforms,

settings to my story,

I would love to climb mountains,

go through forests and beaches,

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FANatic!

They’ll mark the date in the calendar,

with the enthusiasm of an expectant father,

who’s dying to know what his baby looks like,

& can’t wait 6 months longer!

sportsfan

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A month before the D date,

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Mirror Mirror (DP challenge)

Daily Prompt

Who is this brazen girl

I see in front of me,

who loves to speak her mind,

wears her heart on her sleeve?

Who is this crazy woman

who seems utterly lost,

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Joyful Moment (DP challenge)

Daily Prompt

    My adorable younger cousin,

had come for his summer hols,

looking to have some fun,

& spread some cheer,

among us all!

Despite running a fever,

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Crossroads (Daily Prompt challenge)

Daily Prompt

I was standing at the crossroads,

unsure which way to go,

                                              My heart chose the right one,

                                               the mind said no,

The left one’s better,

choose the left, it said,

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