“I wish I were an Octopus…”

The entire past month, which I always had the utmost desire to enjoy but could never relish due to kismet, be it the exam times in the school days and now the burden of college fests in University days, makes me question if February can be enjoyed or not! That too in the midst of…

Verses in a dark illusion

05.02.2019 There is a destruction in amour which gets its life when troubles rise it howls shrill like the Banshee it leaves you stuck in a mortal peril gasp, sigh, cry, repeat what is the point of all of this A dingy, pale night under the shadow of your bedside lamp you scribble verses all…

The misconceptions with positivity

Over the years, I have reconnected to the childlike innocent fascinations that gripped me, whilst I was young. Curiosity, gratitude, happiness. All of them disappear and split into tiny bits and pieces when you ender adolescence. The questions and the tantrums increase tenfold and somewhere down below, you know this is not you and this…

Where does time fly

Yesterday marked my parent’s 28th wedding anniversary. Their only demand, after years of pompous celebrations was- keep the events simple. So we all embarked on a happy ride to our farm, to enjoy the sunshine, a beautiful appreciation for it arises in the winters. A light lunch and outdoor tea, four humans sprawled on the…

New Conversations

Have you ever reached to a Jane Austen novel, and with every turning page and the simmering story, felt the same should happen to you. No matter how fast the times have moved and how quickly the definitions of love have changed over the centuries, the femininity of Austen’s novels still hold appeal to us…

Do women really have their own space?

Have you ever come across a moment in your life when everything comes to a screeching halt? Like a slippery turn to a road and your breaks fail until the last pause. This is what my life features. It lives in these pauses or breaks. Every six to nine months it is going in the…

Bliss in the torrential downpour

Yesterday, as I abruptly woke from the afternoon nap, the outside of my windows were bitter black, I wondered if I’d have overslept. I turned on the light, checked my phone, it was about to turn about five in the evening. That’s a drastic sky color for that point in the time. There were the…

A pair of innocent eyes

  Today, as I was jogging in the morning, in our community park, I heard fragile footsteps neighboring me. I looked down to see a tiny tot running along side me, and should I say speeding up even more than me! She won’t be any more bigger  than three and was fairly dusky in complexion….

All I saw through the eyes of Anne Michaels

This bitter cold and freezing January, on a mission to have a productive day in the midst of the college vacations, I decided to visit a a book fair. Now I am an avid reader when it comes to books, but no so much so of a lover of travelling to get the books. I…

Missing the beats

This particular excerpt is following the passion of dance for me. I am a classical Indian dancer, learning it for the past six years. Bharatnatyam, one of the most ancient dance forms of India, dating back to a thousand years. It was recently when I was looking back to the photos of a recent show…