Saturday, 24 May 2014

Poem - The Four Shades of a Woman

The four shades of a woman


With the birth of a little girl,
She enters in the life's whirl,
Soon starts taking steps so small,
She is still delicate as a doll.

Grows up learning lessons that bind,
Manners, etiquettes and being kind,
When education comes within her access,
Opens herself new doors to success.

Being daughter, sister, wife and mother,
She develops more patience than any other,
Works day in and day out with persistence,
Without even looking for any assistance.

Today, she has ability to lead,
Helps her family when in need,
At border, she defends her country,
Whether days are sunny or wintry.

Take delicacy, kindness, persistence and strength,
Tie these beads in a string having great length,
Long enough so that her life can be woven,
Using these four shades of a woman.

                                                          - N K Sran

Saturday, 10 May 2014

Words and Phrases - 20 Words from French to English

Since ages, there has been exchange of words between languages. Here is a list of 20 words that are almost same in French as in English. Take a note of these as it makes remembering French words easier. Also pay attention to the minor deviation in spellings while being adopted by the English language.

  1. Abandon - abandon
  2. Abattoir - abattoir
  3. Abdomen - abdomen
  4. Aborigine - aborigine
  5. Abrasive - abrasif
  6. Absence - absence
  7. Absorb - absorbe
  8. Absurd - absurde
  9. Abundance - abondance
  10. Accent - accent
  11. Access - acces
  12. Accidental - accidentel
  13. Accolade - accolade
  14. Accord - accord
  15. Accordion - accordeon
  16. Accumulation - accumulation
  17. Accusation - accusation
  18. Acid - acide
  19. Acoustic - acoustique
  20. Acquisition - acquisition
           - N K Sran

Friday, 2 May 2014

Photography - A collection of violin images

Hello everyone!
          Last month has been quite a busy time. But I found some time for photography and painting. Here are some of my latest photographic work on the theme - The Violin. I experimented with different combinations of light and shadow. And the results came out to be quite satisfying. Have a look at these!



Violin - Black and white by N K Sran

The violin and bow by N K Sran










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