Half Measures

He is warmth, and she the blazing sun He is a drop, and she an ocean He is a spark, and she all fire He is a feeling, and she is a turmoil He is a gaze, and her eyes... Continue Reading →


A part of my heart I leave behind A part of my heart already racing ahead Some pieces here, some pieces there I know not where I want to be I know not what I want to do So I... Continue Reading →

Of loneliness and distance

- I keep waking up to dreams of you leaving. So now, I stay awake until I know I cannot stay awake anymore. - The distance is hard. I feel hollow. I feel scared that there will be too much... Continue Reading →

Of Indian Daughters in Law

He won't eat it, you're told. Just after you cooked with all your heart. He won't take this box for lunch, you're told. Just after you pack his lunch after checking with him This is too bland "for us". You're... Continue Reading →


1) Despair is when you sit outside your house, not wanting to go in. And nowhere else to go. 2) Despair is when you end up shouting at your child for no fault of theirs, and the inability to undo... Continue Reading →

The Fury

Sometimes, I sit in the car and go nowhere Sometimes, I cry my heart out for no plausible reason Sometimes, I stare at the computer screen and do nothing Sometimes, I plug in the headphones but don't listen to the... Continue Reading →

The first heart-break

"But I want to play with her!" said she. "Alright sweetheart, then go on. Play with her". I said. "No, I want to play only with Sam. She cannot play with other kids while I'm playing with her", said our... Continue Reading →

I write

I write to get over you. The emotion inside my chest becomes too much to bear, too much to sort through. I need to put myself back in order. And I cannot do that by just thinking inside my head.... Continue Reading →


Autumn...beauty all around but it wrings your heart. You can almost smell the sense of loss in the air. You can see the despair of every fallen leaf. Yet it brings with it a lot of beauty, different shades of... Continue Reading →

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