(i) The ambulance sirens that frequent the dispensary at the corner of my gulley. Prayers for people tonight […]
“Count backwards from ten, everytime you can’t sleep because I’m not next to you”.
Your fingers graze mine,
As you look into my eyes, our hands entwined,
Your “I love you” soothes my ears,
But despite all these sincere tries,
I’m unable to mask the tears,
That keep flowing from my eyes.
A 2016 vacation to the land of the rising sun made me fall head over heels for the beauty that is Tokyo City. Apart from currently being the most populated and the largest metropolitan in the world, Tokyo as a city stands for courage, vigor and progress. The city that even a world war couldn’t manage to destroy, is resplendent with beauty in every form.
You’re dubbed the quintessential bollywood masala couple, but most people fail to see how you’re so much more than that. You’re a testament of love, struggle, sacrifice & diligence that every young Indian couple can resonate with. You paint a very real picture of what marriage in today’s Indian society looks like.
“Loving me isn’t easy at all. How do you do it anyway?”, your moist eyes glare at me […]
I have immense respect for people who manage to stay real & vulnerable in a completely selfish & […]
“Are you counting? Are you even listening?”, you ask.
I mumble a “hmm”, too exhausted to fight you on how nothing you could say would help me feel better about the fact that you’re not going to be beside me for a long time.
I had never really experienced love until I met you, & the first time that I did, my heart changed forever.
“I made an 11:11 wish”, you say,
“Wished that I wouldn’t make you cry.”
“Your stupid 11:11 wishes never work”, I sigh at your insanity