Author Archives

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

  • To The Teacher Who Had My Heart

    I think the main reason I fell for you, was that you taught my most favourite subject in the most unique way. Your love for words, books & classic literary art was so overwhelmingly beautiful, that it inspired me to fall in love with English every step of the way.

  • Peer Pressure

    Isn’t it sad that the people we call our closest friends are the same ones we feel so much pressure around to look a certain way, do a certain thing or live a certain way? Peer pressure is more suffocating… Read More ›

  • Tu Hi Hai (Dear Zindagi)

    A song with a tune that can instantly uplift your mood & lyrics that leave you feeling warm & fuzzy in your heart, Tu Hi Hai is a euphonious track that elucidates the feeling of a new, breezy love, which… Read More ›

  • Wrecked

    Some incidents in life just leave you wrecked forever. Whether you were bullied as a child, looked down upon by family or relatives, cheated on in a relationship, faced a harsh rejection from someone you loved, accused of something you… Read More ›

  • HER PROMISE TO HIM

    I promise to comfort you every time your favourite football team loses the match. I promise to be your personal photographer and click great, Instagram worthy pictures of you. I promise to let you win an argument every once in a while, even though you know I am always right.

  • Long Distance

    “I don’t think I can come back anytime soon. I’m just stranded in NYC, the flights back to India aren’t functional anymore, and I’m literally surviving on three day old pizza right now!”, she groaned. “How am I supposed to… Read More ›

  • The boy with the unstitched heart

    The boy with the unstitched heart,
    It’d be crazy to call him anything but a work of art.
    With his cheerful, glowing face and a mind so wise,
    Just like after a cold, stormy night, his presence feels like the warmth of an early sunrise.

  • Pause

    My 15th birthday fell on March 10, 2020. Dad had called 5 days ago, & had promised to return home in time for my birthday this year. There was nothing I wanted more than to see his face, but this… Read More ›

  • A daughter’s life

    A short story by Aashvi

  • Fingers of magic

    A thriller by Aashvi