Introspection

There’s a void and all peace here. The vastness, the sweet whispers that reach ears of wrecked hearts, the water gently touching feet and vanishing like the memories of old loversThe sight of people holding hands, sharing smiles, food, and shoulders. Looking at the children living a life that is full of life. Looking at […]

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Memoir

This week, I realised that random newspaper cuttings, going back to memories, to the first times, re-reading a favourite book, bringing shattered things together can make a bad mental health day better. Posting this here would absolutely be an impulsive decision of mine which I shall regret later and might archive the post too. But […]

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Stillness

At some moments in life, you get lost, you get lost from the reality, you float in the world of imagination, you soak in the sea of comparison, you are stuck deep inside, you are tired of translating life to simpler terms, you fear about the future, you feel that nothing makes sense at all. […]

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Memories

inhales*Memories of us chasing sunsets with burnt corn in hand is not calming anymore,the smell of wet mud, the sight of the sea is haunting, life isnโ€™t endless, not boundless,not calm, serene as sunrises, not pleasant as the sounds of ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ along with the cold breeze, life is ruthless as the other side […]

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Surviving

In the pockets of old denim, in the edges of monthly calendar, in the corner hugging the bedposts, in the seashells from favourite beach, in the dry roses preserved in metal box, in the letters hidden in almirahs, in the blurred pictures, in the highlighted lines of go-to author’s book, in the chocolate wrappers in […]

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Unplanned and unedited #5

How do unexpected things that happen bring about a lot of meaning to existence? Miniscule change has its purpose and we rather seek purpose for a lifetime, the difference it brings, the joy it gives, the lesson it teaches, the experience we gain can’t be enclosed and expressed in words. The loss and gain theory […]

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Incomplete

My incomplete poems are numerous questions to god asking him the reasons for the prejudice at birth and unfair deaths,My incomplete poems are answers to the people offering unsolicited advice like – take a plastic surgery to get rid of your scar,My incomplete poems are a moment of silence to souls seeking salvation without appreciating […]

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A poem

I wish to write a poem on love,that dances to the soft acoustics,that sings along the classic songs,that builds kinship not wrecks and settles in cold water, like titanic.I wish to write a poem on love.that is free of desperation and longings,that does not wait for the time to bloombut bears new buds every minute,that […]

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Heartbreak

I don’t think i ever had a heartbreak,but there were moments when i cried like a madwoman after finding that one line in a sad song so relatable,there were moments where i saw my dreams moving away to a distance that i canโ€™t even see its presence anymore, they were shadowed by disappointments and misfortunes,there […]

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The need

We need someone to just sit with and talk about stars and skies/ constellations and celestial bodies/ suffocating hearts and minds/ withered leaves and dried bougainville/ hurricanes and drought/ tea leaves and decoction/ darkness and serial light/ smell of henna and last summer/ taxis and busy roads/ art galleries and museums/ hot chocolate and peanut […]

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