Sunday

Let’s think about something nice. Flowers. Trees maybe. Streams, waterfalls, silent rivers. Something pleasant and nice — never mind if it’s all sugar and spice. Let’s give our angry, bitter, melancholy selves a break. Let’s smell the flowers. Taste that chocolate fondant. Stare at the blue. And the green. Fly to a magical island in […]

There's a ocean in us

The Ocean in Us

There’s a ocean in your heart. Don’t let it dry. There’re mountains you’ve climbed. Don’t you forget that. There’re forests that are dark. And you know you will get past it. With your eyes open. And your heart racing.… There’re bridges to build. On which I must lay the first stone. And you shall cement […]

The Wild

I looked for the wild in vain. It’s not like I didn’t get drenched in the rain. Or stopped my tears when he left me in pain. Or she, my friend of years showed her blatant disdain. I did look for the broken branches in the jungle. The ones which were uprooted and chopped. The […]

Dreams

You shouldn’t give up because he doesn’t like you. Or what you do. You shouldn’t stop because she demanded it of you. Or you think she hates you. You have dreams. So do I! Then, let’s not waste time and play shut-eye. Can we kill what we see? Everyday. Each hour. Can we pretend that […]

Love

You haven’t seen love yet, Because just like Yashoda looking into the mouth of baby Krishna — you wouldn’t be able to take it. It’s that large, that deep, that bright, that unworldly. And to reach it’s epicentre of blinding brightness, You will have to cross oceans of darkness. Of unbearable agony. Of blinding illusions. […]