Poetry

I Dance

Do not be fooled when I dance Born  to survive I dance Born to resist I dance To feed on memories of conversations, moments lined with stars.. When emptiness invades my heart sinking with heavy dullness, I dance When keeping my head above the waters…

Poetry

How Do I Tell You Ma?

Ma, You say psychology was your favourite subject. Then why is that you fail to understand me? You ask me “What problems can you possibly have? You’re only seventeen” But how do I tell you Ma? How do I tell you about the high-functioning depression…

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.  …

Poetry

Maybe One Day

Maybe one day you’ll realise, How it was to see you leaving. In cloudy weather and shattered skies, I couldn’t feel myself wiping those damp eyes.   I noticed myself missing you, At late night wanting to listen to you I couldn’t help bringing this…

Poetry

Devils and Hells

Your hero is my villain, It’s nothing personal; Wish you could see people can be Different things to other People— I didn’t mean to make you cry, But you don’t seem to care about all The tears I shed Or the reasons why; You only…

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?”…

Poetry

Broken Doll

They gathered up all the pieces of her Collected all of the broken bits of – Her Doll They fed her soothing syrups Injected calming medicines (She waited helplessly A long time seemingly For surgery) He sliced her arms open Fixed her broken bones Pins…