To friends, who are family

 As the clouds part to make way for the sun, mighty, glorious and beaming, may its rays fill your life with endless possibilities.   As your ship sets sail in the stormy sea that is life, may the overwhelming force of the wind, guide you to a much needed destination.   As the stars find […]

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To Appa, with love

It’s been 63 years since you, Appa, made this planet your home. Why do I make it sound like you’re an alien, you ask? I am about to describe exactly that. I am hardly one of those people that loves public display of affection so I must draw attention to the purpose of this post. […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale

“All power is relative, and in tough times any amount is seen as better than none.” I write this as I finish swiping through to the last page of this glorious piece of literature. This book has made me feel many things. It made me consider shutting it down. It made me wipe a tear […]

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Intoxicated Intelligibility

As I suffocate under the constraints of society, I am fine. When the snow falls on the fire burning inside me, I am fine. When the hot iron rods of judgement fall on the delicate mind, I am fine. When my memory binds itself with the savage words of others, I am fine. When gratification […]

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Intoxicated lucidity

In the remnants of intoxication, I lie… Wide awake with the hollow space that is my mind. As my thoughts drift to unspoken territories, I wonder… what if… that attempt of futility, that attempt at another life, that attempt at reforming, was all in vain? Alone. Independent. Free. Yet I am here… unaware that this […]

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Intoxicated Clarity

As I lay here in the dark, engulfed by the cold air, pouring from a man-made wonder that is stupendous and yet questionable, I think… What am I really doing here? Bound by restrictions of the mind, body and soul. Is this liberation? What am I really doing here? Unable to guide my mind towards […]

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