PREETI

A long time ago, when our country was still in the post independence era, my super hero came into being. Yes, this is the story of all the superheroes, dedicated to all the mothers in and out of this world. It was the year 1970, she was born into a middle class family, she cried […]

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An encounter with Death

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time. It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other. –Leo Buscaglia Not too long ago on a early June morning, the winter season had just kicked in, there was this crisp chill in the air. I was smiling looking […]

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Chocolates

I remember myself running around the park chasing my father. His hand stretched towards me, holding my favorite chocolate. I ran after him with delight. My heart brimmed with joy. My father knew my love for chocolates. It was his best way to show me how much he loved me, and how much he still […]

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Parallax Error

In a parallel universe, the moon rises and the sun sets, The Mountains are made of water and the sea of rocks. In a parallel universe, the sun is blue and the sky is yellow, The birds swim and the fish fly. In a parallel universe, I am you and you are me, You are […]

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Crimson Thoughts

Dawn and dusk with broken skies, That’s how crimson my thoughts are now, From blue to red, the sea and the skies, That’s how crimson my thoughts are now. When blades meet flesh, That gush of blood, That’s how crimson my thoughts are now, The cooked sand brick, when it sets, That’s how crimson my […]

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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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14092017

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 Lost Love

Leaves fall From the tree of life, Every second A tick Every blink A tock   Rough sands of time Leap in the hour glass Rolling away the days In shiny wraps. Every minute A sunset.   Clouds move In randomness as Arbitrary wind Carries the echoes Of a frantic bell. Do you hear it? […]

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