Dear Girl-I-Used-to-Be

Dear Girl-I-used-to-be I woke up empty today. I opened my eyes and nothing rushed at me. No thoughts crashed like waves at the shore of my consciousness. I just lay there and did not care what time it was, what day it was, what clothes I wanted to wear today-and you know what the most … Continue reading Dear Girl-I-Used-to-Be

Of a Writer who Wasn’t

Of intellectual bloodbaths and universal crossroads, I began to write of things that never lost their glory; of people who were quoted often but seldom understood and of ideas that were held absolute but never saw light except for in books or in songs. I threw glances outside the window and borrowed plots from everything … Continue reading Of a Writer who Wasn’t

Saaramaina – Jaavali | Behag

A self interpretation of the Jaavali by Swati Tirunal which is very close to my heart. Words are more than just plain text (Maatalu).. In the grander scheme of things, the intention behind the words manifests. Saaramaina Maatalentho Chaalu Chaalu Ra.. What we really need to express is the true essence of our being, not … Continue reading Saaramaina – Jaavali | Behag

The Single Life is Not Worth Living

I’ve tried, okay? I’ve tried to accept that our relationship has ended. I’ve tried to believe in the possibility of falling for someone else. I’ve given in to the idea that there can be more than one true love. If Socrates believed that the unexamined life is not worth living, I’ll agree. I decided to … Continue reading The Single Life is Not Worth Living