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Feelings, Poetry

An Apology to Myself

To the girl who smiles on the Metro,   In the process of trying to love him, Being blinded by idealisations and delusions, Perfect confusion, Mixed signals, That existed only in my mind, That wasn’t really there at all, I forgot to love you.  …

Feelings

I love talking

Somewhere in random conversations people throw words like ‘she has a way with words’. Subtly I’d like to think I have a way with words, they after all are a thing of beauty. It’d be nice if someone said I have a way with things…

Feelings, Short Story

Sacred Envy

“Sometimes we portray ourselves as the bad person in order to make others happy, most importantly in order to make our loved ones happy because that’s the least we can offer them in return for their unconditional love.”   “Yaaz? Don’t you have work today?”…

Feelings, Poetry

Say Her Name Also

Say her name Burned to death for speaking out Placing seeds of doubt Telling it like it is Say her name Burned alive for speaking her mind She lives among you The silenced and ostracised We decry the burning of one The stinking rotting flesh…