Breathe

Look, I am running again In an endless loop of night and day All of this makes me anxious So I'm running again Chasing a melody That reminds me of places I have only been in my dreams Of nostalgia and imagined peace Again, I go through the motions Follow the pattern Call it a [...]

Mary and Max

In new city, homesick, lost and absolutely closed off and shy, I started spending way too much time in the library. I would read, doze off or just browse internet, to say I was lonely is an understatement, I was hopelessly forlorn. Similar to Mary and Max, I made a very aged yet intellectual friend. [...]

These feelings are hard to find!

We were on cusp of meeting the world, two lonely kids facing the sun with their shadows falling behind them Our different perspective warred with each other but also came together as a beautiful amalgamation of contradictory thoughts co-existing and nurturing each other. Never Imposing, Never cruel! I saw cosmos through his eyes, in its [...]

This Benign Sickness

I stumbled upon the sickness inside my head, Far from perfect, My flaws were ugly, They weren't physical but went deeper and marred my soul. Tendency to hurt break and leave came easy My inability to feel remorse My inability to hold on My inability to bond Got me worried sick Some part of me [...]

That Thing Called Hope

It was one of those winter days when sun is blindingly bright and the air has that crisp quality to it signifying change of yet another season. I was back home early from the school and my fifteen year old self was locked out of the house. My restless self couldn't sit on the porch [...]

Those Wilted Blossoms!

Those windswept brown curls falling gently in your eyes, that sweet boyish smile capturing my attention. Unbeknownst to you, I couldn't help but wonder how well you'll complement me. Your self-assured silent calm and my anxious klutziness, Your worldliness and my dream world. Your haphazard curls and my proper straight hair, telling opposite story. I [...]

Reading Escapades!

Books. What a treasure trove? Right? Not just an escape but a constant companion. I found my home here and it was everything I had imagined and more and before I could process anything I was completely immersed in this world to the point of addiction. Stories kept me from spiralling into madness in this [...]