Cicatrize

Scars have always fascinated me. Because, each of them comes with a story. A secret, that swims under that calloused part of your skin. An adventure, that it reeks of. A lesson, that it reminds you of. I remember being as young as five, sitting under the crisp winter sun for hours and running my…

How do you ‘Have Fun’?

It’s been a while. It’s been long since I have been feeling suffocated. I have ideas. I have emotions. I have dreams. And at the same time, I have boundaries. I have limitations. I have a lot of things going ‘for me’, but even more things going ‘against me’ (currently). They say, it’s a long…

Midnight’s Children: Rushdie’s Magic and a nation’s realism

Never have I read a book that bends the chronological plane as ruthlessly as this one does. And there’s much more to the book than the semi-digressions that you encounter in almost every chapter! The text is dense, and at times, almost repetitive which not only helps to thicken the plot but also gives an…

I have seen it all…

For I have seen the mornings, Turn into nights, Right beneath her eyes. For I have seen the moon, Slip and roll, Through the back of her neck. For I have stolen mist, From her cloudy breath, And her foggy whispers… And if that was ever not enough, I have seen her thunderous smile, Strung…

Breathe 

It’s a big world. But do you know, what’s even bigger?  You.  The power you hold in your mind and your heart, can bring this world to standstill. Yes, I said that in a figurative sense, but you got my point, didn’t you?  Your ‘aura’, or the vibe you emit can make or break the…