Life – Unfiltered

The bridge of life is quite long, Ups and downs are something that come along, Every step forward, Is one step closer to win The crossword, It can be exhausting To custom yourself to the standards, So don’t pull yourself in the grandeur, One day it’s – white. Others- it’s – black. Real fighters survive…

Dear Anxiety.

Sometimes, you sweep me off my feet. I mean, literally. I wish I knew how to stand on my own without trembling like a leaf betwixt your grip. As you tighten your hug I wonder why I let you build a cocoon inside of me. My eyes dart from across cozy corners at a cafe…

Old Men Walk Funny

Old men walk funny with shadows and time eating at their heels. Pediatric walkers, prostate exams, bend over, then most die. They grow poor, leave their grocery list at home, And forget their social security checks bank account numbers, Dwell on whether they wear dentures, uppers or lowers; Did they put their underwear on? They…

Trust your instincts.

This society will always comment about you and your works, Sometimes your dear ones too will deny your talent, They may warrant that you are not eligible for it, These are just the opinions of others and it has nothing to do with you, Let them pour out their words and you give them a…

The Unhappy Bride.

With a heart heavier than the dress she wore that day, she walked up to the beautifully adorned stage that awaited to glow as she took the seat that was meant for her. ‘Smile. It’s your big day!’, her closest cousin reminded her as she placed the heavy dupatta to cover the stage halfway. Women…