A Memory Entwined Within A House

Day 1 (A) ~ #BlogchatterA2Z challenge

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She walked along with her grandfather. He was supervising the construction of a boundary wall. On a whim, he picked up a stick and wrote her name, on the fresh cement wall. As he has intended, it brought a smile on her face.

Much has changed over the years, from emptied rooms, to shrinking menus, and minimized garden. The man is long gone. For now, that scribbled name survives.   

#AtoZChallenge Day 1
A Memory Entwined Within A House

My Grandmother’s House – by Kamla Das

( an extract)

I received love ……. That woman died,

The house withdrew into silence, snakes moved

Among books, I was then too young

To read…

My Grandmothers House
Houses have souls, series.


39 thoughts on “A Memory Entwined Within A House

  1. Beautiful! When I see names scratched into concrete, I always wonder what the story was behind that moment. ~Tui, dropping by from the #AtoZChallenge TuiSnider.com


    1. Yes, indeed, it is fascinating to understand the memories associated with objects. It is such seemingly insignificant things that make us emotional and uniquely human.


  2. Can’t decide what I love more…the writing or the sketch! Whenever I visit an old house, I always wonder about the lives of the people who built it and lived in it…Will be back for more. #A2ZChallenge

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    1. Thanks 🙂 … I’m obsessed with architecture and can keep exploring and writing about it 🙂
      Both sketches are made with black gel pen and copic pens, the second one is colored with watercolors and edited digitally to sepia tone .

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    1. Every one has these special attachments with houses … glad to know you remembered something nice on read this article 🙂


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