Demon of Demonetisation

India lost its title as the fastest growing economy in the world when Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetise Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes put the country on a standstill, attracting both waves of appreciation as well as cries of disappointment. The decision was based on an idealistic vision to eradicate terrorism and […]

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Its been 3 days  Living in my own head  Thinking whether  I have lived a minute  In yours.  Unloving you is hard  When you smell that good.  Its hard to learn  About love  From you because  You never loved me.  You, an ocean of tears  I, a sinking ship You wept   As I drowned.  I […]

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Relatively Cold

There was your touch Then there was the skin You fly down my arms Faster than fear. There was friction Before my fingers ran On your thighs Smearing pale art. There was your bite  Then there was pain.  Blushing my skin Like roses bleeding.  There was your shadow Then there was mine A ying yang […]

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Words (04/08/2015)

i still remember that night when the boughs started breaking like promises and you slept on a pile of dried up leaves waiting to be raked by the uncertainty of another passing season.   now i didn’t know much about mowing a lawn but i learned that only grass had a kind of blade which […]

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My Kind of Universe

When we were little, we were told about the universe being a humongous space full of stars and planets. We watched cartoons where characters would roam around in space and visit every planet, meeting the natives of those planets, or “aliens” as they are popularly known. We had the names of every planet on our […]

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“Him” The first time was blurry, The image of people lying beside me, My mother tells me, My eyes were glassy, I was too small, Memories and words spoken I cannot recall, But I must have sensed him, And he must have sensed me.   The second time is more recent, I was afraid and […]

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Days after goodbye 

Convulsions of lungs For monotonous breathing Seems unnecessary At best   Blinking slowly. Chewing skin at the Torn ends of lips That are drying   Not because they haven’t Seen your lips. But because I couldn’t Bother to hydrate them.   I carress myself These stains of Holi Pink and red are Almost permenant.   […]

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I was a different man, a person who was probably blaming himself for everything, crashing relationships, it was like my soul was being ripped apart into pieces. It felt like my dark cold side was taking over, as if the only way to escape this trap was to let the dark side take over my […]

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Gods of Love

Oh Aphrodite Have I mistaken Love   Passion oozes Skin grinds against skins Breathing in the moist Smell of holy union   Oh Cupid Have I mistaken Love   My hands glide through her hair Like black mares Running in the dark Oh the hair   Oh Venus Have I mistaken Love   For faith […]

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Dear War

There is no art in you There is nothing romantic about you There is no peace to follow you There is  nothing good about you War is bloody red Staining the chapters of history Then at times It’s grey and cold. You know what you are A blizzard that freezes The mind of Gods And […]

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