While working on her project on Environmental Studies, my ten-year-old little sister asked what the word ‘toxic’ meant. I looked up, and paused before I could answer. “It’s something harmful. Poisonous. Undesirable”, I said. It amazes me how today, things don’t seem as toxic to me as people do. I started to read her book […]Read more "Fire down in my Soul"
I don’t cry when you scream at me anymore. I have started to find pleasure in seeing you crib in the kitchen. Every time you yelled at me when I was a little kid for every little thing, it broke my heart a little, every time. I hid in the kitchen and cried. And then […]Read more "We do not perish"
The deeper you go, the harder it gets (pun not intended). I came to realise why I didn’t want to know other people, especially men. For a very long time, I chose to believe that I didn’t, because I wasn’t interested. That there isn’t any reason for any association, thence I stayed away. Concertedly. And […]Read more "The timing is perfect, it’s just that we aren’t."
We read because its fulfils the need of quality content in our life. It helps us quench our thirst for information that we love to gather and discuss. Who doesn’t love to indulge in an unputdownable novel that takes you away from this rotten play of reality. Because sometimes the life of a protagonist seems […]Read more "What makes us want to write?"
I stood in front of her. I stared right into her eyes. As if I was desperately looking for something. I noticed how less she blinked. I noticed those scars and those chapped lips. I observed how those auburn tresses, that used to be slicked back in a pony, were now tangled, dry and wild. […]Read more "A reflection"
When your mother mentions my name on the dining table just to know what I’ve been up to, or when you’re restless and awake every night as insomnia grasps your being, don’t mention it. When she asks you about me, take her out for a date, tell her that you love her. She’s not searching for […]Read more "Don’t you mention it"
Life is boring Only boring people get bored. This life offers you so many options, chances, opportunities, that you never get the luxury to be free enough to be bored. Take being busy in what you like to do, love to talk about, and passionate to work on, as a blessing in your life. Do […]Read more "Shit we say that NEEDS to stop"