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To An Overthinking Mind,

This disease gives you wings but also holds you back in heavy chains. You’re tied to your fears; yet your fear makes you fly. You hate small talk and superficial connections, because you dig deeper. You mirror what others feel, because you’re a mirror yourself.

For the love of AB

My mother, being my mother in her college days, went on to imitate Mr.Bachchan’s hairstyle. For which she had to face the wrath of my naani who came down hard  upon her. I mean literally with a broom and she wasn’t allowed to enter the house till some neighbours intervened.

I’m curvy and I like it!!!

As a teenager I didn’t know but I used to think that what these people said was right. It took me a very long time to realise that it was all just not worth wasting my time on. I can’t go thin just because I want to be liked or married by someone.

Gratitude

On the occasion of our first birthday and to celebrate thanksgiving this week, we thought of this wonderful prompt and received submissions written on diverse topics! The poems were also read out during our first live session on our IG account randomly.

Be Natural

When everything around is going well, we don’t bother much… but if a single thing goes against what we had planned, we feel low, irritated and broken

Blessed With Scars

Yes, people do stare at me when I wear a short dress – they look at my scars with questions in their eyes. Some just stare and some literally ask me if I did something to myself. But I’m so unfazed by them now…