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Sunday, 15 November 2015

An award that inspires us

It has not been too long since I started writing. In the time being I have been on this blog, I have posted poems and articles, trying to adapt different forms of writing. And as it seem, my hard work have started paying off. I have been nominated in the Lebister Awards, by a very talented writer and a very active blogger Sunaina Bhatia.

Thank you so much for nominating me Sunaina.. :) To see this nomination and my name among such brilliant writers, I'm now sure that I am writing something that is worth reading.

Here are my answers to the questions :-


1)Which of your blog post is closest to your heart?

= Every single post, it is difficult to choose one. But if I have to choose one then it would be,


2)Who is your biggest critic?

= My daughter


3)What is happiness?

= Kids jumping around, lots of chocolates, rain and books.


4)Which is the most inspiring thing you have read recently?

= Khalil Gibran's biography


5)Who is your favorite author/poet/writer?

= Khushwant Singh, Premchand, Gulzar, Khalil Gibran


6)When it comes to appreciation, would you prefer a vote for your blog post or a comment?

= Comments


7)Walk at the beach or trip to the mall or a luxury cruise – what is your favorite kind of holiday?

=Luxury cruise


8)What are your thoughts about my blog or my style of writing?

= I really like your blog, especially your poetry. In a way, your poems reflect life and its ways in it.


9)Is it easy to forgive or forget?

= Not for me. If I do so then it would end there, which is why I don't punish either nor do I forgive so that the person thinks about what they have done and feels the guilt.


10)Who is your best friend?

= I am.



a) Thank the nominator

b) Display the award

c) Nominate 10 more bloggers with 10 new questions.

d) Answer the questions provided by the nominator

e) Notify the nominees


I nominate the following bloggers :




Rupam Sarma: 






Nabanita Dhar:






Ashwath Thrirumalal:


Gurmeet Singh:


Abhijit Ray:


And questions for you are :-


1- Who is more important in life, a nice teacher or a true friend?

2- Which one of these would you want in your house, a fantastic gym, a library or a big beautiful garden?

3- Are you a better writer or a reader?

4- Which genre do you prefer to write?

5- Who is your favorite author and poet?

6- Is blogging your hobby or passion?

7- Traveling to your dream destination, First edition (autographed by the writer) of your favorite writer's book or a chance to spend 24 hours with Amitabh Bachchan; which one would you choose.

8- Whose criticism would you prefer on your writing style, your family's or your reader's (these both like you as a writer)?

9- What are your like and dislikes in my blog?

10- What do you think life is; a novel or a poem?

Have a great day!


  1. Thank you very much for nominating my blog for the award.

  2. Wow.....wonderful questions asked Manisha....and thanks for the candid answers given Manisha....and read your poem too.....It made me made me question yet again...Why...Why....Why...?

    1. Thank you so much for liking the answers, Sunaina :).. As for the poem, it is really close to my heart..

  3. Thank you for the nomination Manisha.. :)

  4. मनिशा जी, Liebster Award...के लिए मुझे नामांकित करने के लिए आपका बहुत-बहुत धन्यवाद।

    1. शुक्रिया ज्योति जी

  5. Hearty congrats, Manisha! May you receive many more:):)

  6. Congrats & thanks Manisha. Appreciate.

  7. Many many Congratulations,
    Thanks for the nomination :)

  8. Replies
    1. They really are fun Kalpanaa, and the best part is that they also inspire/motivate us to write more and better than what we write.

  9. Very interesting. Many many Congratulations.

  10. Very interesting. Many many Congratulations.