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Witty, self-depreciating, sometimes uproariously funny and sometimes unbearably sad.

  • WHAT KEEPS ME UP AT NIGHT

    (i) The ambulance sirens that frequent the dispensary at the corner of my gulley. Prayers for people tonight who close their eyes to the world for the final time, & those who open theirs for the first. (ii) The five… Read More ›

  • Count To Ten

    “Count backwards from ten, everytime you can’t sleep because I’m not next to you”.

  • 11:11

    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.

  • Tokyo

    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.

  • Dear Krish & Ananya

    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.

  • Days of Love

    “Loving me isn’t easy at all. How do you do it anyway?”, your moist eyes glare at me through the low quality camera on our laptops. “Our relationship reminds me of the 7 days of the week. Each one comes… Read More ›