Alka Balain

Alka loves to write poetry and dabbles in colours. She is exploring her creative side at a late stage in life. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in several journals and anthologies. Sometimes a seed gets buried deep under the substratum, but it retains the hope to bloom even after decades. The gnarled, twisted branches with an anciently transcribed trunk and crinolined deep roots meander the darkness searching for its tesu flower.

Voice of Alka Balain

Empty Nesters: A Story Of Transition

The emptying of the homely nest had created a vacuum, but not an emptiness in their lives. Kadambari missed the incessant chatter of her daughter, Nayana, in the evening walks by the Singapore river, and the specific food requisitions of her athlete son, Dhruv, demanding this and that.

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