I wish I knew then, how apart we’d be now. I wish I held on a bit longer, I wish you let go less sooner. I wish I could go back to the last kiss, and kiss you deeper, kiss you better. I wish I could rewrite our last chapter, and add more paragraphs to […]
Today is not the day…I’m exhausted. Please let me be. Normally, I want to fight. I want to shout, scream, rage and hurl things. Normally, I want to shake you and every person who makes me feel caged. Normally, I’m a wounded animal trying to pick herself up and get back to normalcy. But not […]
Daytime has its perks, sure. But nighttime? Nighttime is her turf. Windows closed, curtains drawn, candles lit, a silence that envelops everything. Not the silence of the day, oppressive and lazy. But the silence of the night; crickets chirp, winds blow, occasional car horns echo from far away. There is something inspiring in this silence, […]
I saw an episode of Satyamev Jayate today, that talked about rape and its current state of affairs in our country. I was quite moved and it being something I feel strongly about, I decided to write this down: You put a cloth in my mouth to silence my screams, You tied my arms and […]
The lands are parched, the sun too harsh. The peacock rarely smiles, waiting for overladen skies. Be here soon, oh rain, lest the peacock wait in vain.