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.


"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