You want life. You want to live but for others. You want to please. You want to see the happiness reflect off the faces you touched. You want satisfaction. You want the axe that cut the tree and you want to make it pay. You want love. You want life again- anew, untouched, unbroken. You… Continue reading Desiderate


A Ray of Hope

It was so hard to concentrate. She had no idea what to do. She had not seen Texas before, and she had no clue which road led where. It was midnight and the woods were dark and scary. Should she run? Should she scream for help? Should she hide? What if he finds her… all… Continue reading A Ray of Hope

Prism of Horror

Hearing her own breath, In this little room of darkness The walls reflecting her own fear, Terror rushing through, forming a prism of horror. In this hushed room- Solitude that is unwanted, Silence that is unknown, Shelter that is perilous. Open eyes, hurting to be closed And a beating heart that ceases to slow.. Should… Continue reading Prism of Horror

This is not how it was supposed to be

This is not how it was supposed to be Life, as I know now, and before, Was never this genuine, never this kind. Twists and turns, pits and holes Numerous, unending, unpredictable. This is not how it was supposed to be You, us, this unbelievable thing Has put me into a dilemma Can such things… Continue reading This is not how it was supposed to be


The ultimate quest for independence.

Embellish Yourself

It might seem too much at once For too fast do things now go To wait, oh why wait? For we’ve delayed enough It’s a question, something to wonder about Wait for the right time, Or make the time right? Seems to be at all times, a huge dilemma Learning with experience Or the mould… Continue reading Embellish Yourself

Log Kya Kahenge- The Deep Rooted Issue

Courses that come under the umbrella of Humanities, especially Psychology, aren’t considered very ‘demanding’ subjects in India. All parents expect their kids to either become an engineer or a doctor; or if not, contribute to the family business. When I broke it to my parents that I wanted to take up arts (humanities/social sciences), they… Continue reading Log Kya Kahenge- The Deep Rooted Issue