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 […]
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 […]
At first, it was a drip, a drip that splashed and scattered. Then, it was a stream, a rivulet that permeated the surface. Eventually, it became a river, a torrent that engulfed me whole. A drop of honey that fell off the hive as my reward, a scent of summer that drifted across my winter, […]
I remember the shouting, And the whispering. I remember someone giving me a sweet. I remember darkness. The weight of numerous bodies pressing down on me. I remember the smell. The smell of sweat and blood and vomit. Mostly, I remember the smell of that sweet. I remember the warmth of those arms. The lady […]
I dreamt that dream again. Where you and I were us. That same house, that same room. That same bed. That same you, that same me. Happy. Together. Belonging.