Unlikely Friendships

Isn’t it funny how we can find ourselves hitting it off with the most random types of people. I mean people who are from polar opposite walks of life to us, who are so dissimilar to us in every way imaginable. But for some bizarre, incomprehensible reason we find ourselves being drawn to them; we … More Unlikely Friendships

Just A Boy

You’re keen one minute, a ghost the next, Drunk calling at 3am, but still ignoring my last text. Sending me snaps 24/7 when you’re away, Seriously dude, are you feeling okay?! I told you my intentions and you said that you agreed, Said you were more than happy to take it slow, whatever I need. … More Just A Boy

A Trip To Remember

Last month I embarked upon a trip that restored my faith in humanity. I know right, that’s a pretty bold statement to make, but it’s true! I journeyed across various Indian states from Maharashtra to Karnataka, Telangana to Bihar, and New Delhi to Punjab along with my parents and a bunch of people, from various … More A Trip To Remember

You And I

I talk too much; you’re captivated when I speak but make sure to get in your own two cents. I can be as stubborn as a mule; you’re knowledgeable and tactful so I’m happy to learn from you. I’m competitive; you don’t let me win just to knock me down a peg! I’m slightly crazy; you always manage to see … More You And I

What Diwali/Bandi Chhor Divas Means To Me

Truth be told, the textbook tales of Diwali that we all learnt about in Religious Education classes at school back in the day about Rama and Sita, Lord Mahavir, Emperor Ashoka and Guru Hargobind, don’t really mean all that much to me—sorry mum, I’m just being honest! But before you proceed to fill my comments box with dagger emojis, let me finish. That … More What Diwali/Bandi Chhor Divas Means To Me

Reason Or Season?

‘Did I meet you for a reason or for a season?’, like J. Cole, I find myself wondering what indeed the answer to that question is… There’s an old saying, something along the lines of: those who you expect to be a part of your story are sometimes only supposed to be a chapter. But … More Reason Or Season?

Modern Dating

These days it’s all about the chase, The chase and the perfect poker face. We all know the game, The rules never change. Like a match of chess, But this causes more stress! We act like we’re unavailable; so mysterious, Keeping them guessing, keeping them curious. Trying to play it cool, So as not to look … More Modern Dating

My Dad

Furrowed brow and hardened hands, Tough as nails exterior, now that’s a real man. Strong opinions, an unwavering gaze, Abstains from laughter for days and days. This is the way that you’ve always been, Although a gentler side I’ve occasionally seen. Like when you talk about your parents or the grandkids are around, Your demeanour softens, … More My Dad