Cold/Mess

Cold/Mess The first time I heard cold/mess by Prateek Kuhad, I - rather we- were a bridge waiting to collapse. It was everything I wanted to tell you during those cold December nights. If things unsaid could be packaged with love and a bit of heartache and sent across, this song would be it. But, you didn't listen. And two days … Continue reading Cold/Mess

10 Books I Loved in 2018

2018 is what I would call as 'the year that transformed me as a reader.' I read many new-releases, classics, books that had been in my wishlist for ages and discovered and fell in love with previously unread authors (Shashi Tharoor and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. How can I have not read them before? *inserts shocked … Continue reading 10 Books I Loved in 2018

In A Violent Land: Painful, Yet Poignant

Book: In A Violent Land

Authors: Khushwant Singh, Mahasweta Devi, Udayan Ghosh, Anna Bhau Sathe, Manoj Mitta, Harvinder Singh Phoolka, Salam Bin Razzaq, Suketu Mehta , Vijaydan Detha, Sonia Faleiro, Barkha Dutt, Shahnaz Bashir, Sanjoy Hazarika

Pages: 144

Publisher: Aleph Book Company

Price: Rs. 399

Dear Bombay,

When I was breaking apart in the arms of heartache, unable to breathe and on the verge of giving up on life, you mercilessly told me to get my shit together; you kept opening door after door for me, cause with you, there's no end to dreams and dreaming.

Questions

"Maybe, you are just afraid of love, because you haven't experienced it." I take a long sip from my bottle, then bend down to stuff the bottle and my clothes into the duffel bag. Ever since Sam and I met at the gym two weeks back and hit it off instantly, he's been on a … Continue reading Questions

Red Flags

Red Flags I pack your stuffs for the fifteenth time. Your t-shirts, your gifts, your letters, the remnants of the last cigarette we smoked, one matchbox, everything goes into the plain old cardboard box that resembles me in its brokenness. I pause for a second. There are so many thoughts getting tangled with one another … Continue reading Red Flags