Wednesday, June 29, 2022


Seema Muniz, a feature writer with the Times of India group in the nineties, is an avid reader and educationist, who homeschooled her son until tenth grade, while drifting between New York and Alaska with her family. She is also an artist, with a few solo and group shows in Albany, NY, to her credit.

post-The Present Slithers PastThe Present Slithers Past

Rodents, toads and a rat snake send SEEMA MUNIZ and her family into a tizzy even as elsewhere in the country, the usual heat, political and communal cacophony raises its discordant head It passed noiselessly from our front yard. “Good,”...

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post-From the Sublime to the RidiculousFrom the Sublime to the Ridiculous

Composed and consciously shutting out the latent snobbery of her non-believer heart, SEEMA MUNIZ steps into the revered ancient interiors of the Meenakshi temple Two rock doves flutter above me to land on the monolithic buttress supporting the entrance. A...

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post-Grandma’s Old TrunkGrandma’s Old Trunk

SEEMA MUNIZ finds a trunkful of memories left behind by her grandmother making her recall the good old days An object gets reduced to junk when it outlives its usefulness. A few days ago, on Earth Day, I rescued our...

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post-Zelenskyy: New Hero on the World StageZelenskyy: New Hero on the World Stage

SEEMA MUNIZ researches Zelenskyy’s meteoric rise to power from an actor and comedian to superstardom in the political arena Spanning three seasons, the 51-episode Servant of the People, a political satire, not only kicked Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s career as a comedian and...

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post-Of Wars, Movies and DreamsOf Wars, Movies and Dreams

A jumbled dream mingles with the disturbing reality of war and communal tensions that hang heavy in the air prompting writer, poet and artist, SEEMA MUNIZ to pen down her confused emotions My head hurt. The air, heavy with incongruity,...

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post-My Tryst with the BeastMy Tryst with the Beast

“They say that because I didn’t take the jab, the virus has chosen to take a jab at me,” says poet, writer and artist, SEEMA MUNIZ Head exploding with blinding bits of jarring light, body pumping out heat, bones broken...

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post-A Treasure Trove of MemoriesA Treasure Trove of Memories

SEEMA MUNIZ takes a break from her laptop, mobile and gadgets to rediscover the pleasure of reading a book and finding the time to delve into her old Webster’s dictionary to find a treasure trove in its many pages Nostos...

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post-Kabuliwale, Tujhe Hua Kya?Kabuliwale, Tujhe Hua Kya?

SEEMA MUNIZ researches some interesting facts that bind India and Afghanistan…and then wonders how the present chaos came about Despite the fact that since the seventh century, the sultanate of Afghanistan kept invading and mindlessly plundering India, an unfortunate pattern...

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post-Go With the FlowGo With the Flow

SEEMA MUNIZ experiments with impromptu art, letting the mood of the moment dictate her strokes. Strangely, enough, she found it deeply inspiring and very liberating Sofia’s hand jerked, creating a storm big enough for the coffee to spill onto the...

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