book reviews

BELOVED BY TONI MORRISON

As a tribute to one of the greatest writers of all time Chloe Anthony Wofford Toni Morrison aka simply known as Toni Morrison who recently passed away on the 5th of August 2019, we a group of people on instagram started a #tonimorrisonreadathon in her honour. This readathon was started by Vidya a bookstagrammer and soon there were many who had engaged in this tribute. Well a tribute given by reading and discussing her books is a great way to pay our respects, so I picked up the novel ‘beloved’ and started off with the journey.

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THE DAY RAIN WHISPERED TO ME

96 minutes, yes that’s how long I watched the rain today. At the end of those blissful moments I got my scarf, my phone, earphones, put them on, selected my ‘for rainy days’ playlist and started walking to the small stone park near my home where it feels like you arrived in a different place altogether, far from the polluted city streets. 

Feeling the light drizzle on my face made me happy, it made me smile after a slow day. As the streets were nearly empty I could count the exact number of potholes from my place to the main road, 23 to be exact. As I was walking through the light drizzle it definitely turned more cold, and hearing my shoes slap against the asphalt all bugs, cockroaches and rats peeked out from various holes to look at the fool who was trying to walk when it might start pouring heavily at any time. 

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