Romanticising infidelity

So… How are you?! After months of hiding within the folds of everyday life activities, here I am. During my absence, I read a bunch of books and found new hobbies. Those of you who know me personally, know how much I love stories with complex characters. I am a...

My tethered soul

I realized that it has been more than a month since I wrote about anything and honestly, I had nothing that I wanted to get off my chest! I am not sure if this is a good thing or a bad one. But despite no major happenings, I do...

To the one true love

I catch myself on multiple occasions, lost in thoughts of a person that is living rent-free in my mind. In those fragile moments, the victim becomes the perpetrator and the predator becomes a saint. Or at least a human with far fewer blemishes. I wonder if you ever stand...

Fading memories – From Maha Kavi to Murakami

Recently I am hooked onto this Tamil song called ‘Asai mugham marandhu poche‘ written by Maha Kavi Barathiyar. (Meaning: I have forgotten the face of my love) It is about a woman telling her friend how she is forgetting the face of Kannan and how the memory of his...

Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself – The prophet on Love

When we love someone we think there are two players. But we forget that there is a third strong player. That is love itself. Love is that force that brought me and the other person together. Love has an agenda of its own and transforming two individuals that’s us,...

This is me

The roaring storms  Or sharp winter wind that scathes my cheek  I’m she who finds home in wild woods I’m a woman who stares at pain in the eye I’m the one who makes a blanket out of darkness I’m the earth’s daughter; strong and resilient I’m the rock...

You

I see you in the beautifully drifting ripples of water I see you in the calming hues of setting sun I see you in the freshly bloomed flower I feel you in the sudden gush of cool breeze I feel you in the drop of sweat trickling down my...

Indian mismatch making!

Read disclaimer (The real one): I intend to talk about the underlying mentality with regards to matchmaking in Indian context, and not the people featured in the show. I respect them for who they are and their opinions. I strongly believe that everyone has the right to lead their...

Renaissance

I was tired and worn out. I had given too much to people, been too selfless in relationships. I was at the edge of falling off the wagon. That is when I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror. There, I saw a young woman far matured for...

Deception and love

Have you ever cooked a lavish menu only to see everyone else consume it but you? You may be too overwhelmed or tired because of all of the energy you spent making it. Ever put in lots of efforts to build something for someone only to see them give...