The Joke’s On Us

In a state of isolation and defiance you’ve somehow contorted all of our characters in your mind. You see us through the reflection of a deceptive carnival mirror, convinced that it’s an accurate image. But it’s not. We are not those people. We’ve tried to explain this to you, over and over again. But you … More The Joke’s On Us

Bittersweet

How did we get here? We’re on a path of gloom Avoiding me, sitting there alone in a dark room I don’t need you to tell me what’s wrong, I can read you like a book All it takes is one glance, I can tell from that look You’re in pain, it’s in your eyes, … More Bittersweet

A Strained Bond

She claims to hate her. Forever criticising and disapproving of everything she does. She vows to be proud if she turns out nothing at all like her. She doesn’t understand her she says, she never has, she never will and she doesn’t want to. But she doesn’t hate her. Far from it in all honesty, … More A Strained Bond

The Mental Health Taboo

So yesterday night my sister and I decided to watch a film. We were browsing through Netflix when I stumbled upon a new-ish Bollywood movie called Dear Zindagi. My hard-to-please sister typically hates Bollywood. But I’d already watched this one before with a friend, and so I knew that the storyline was one that she would actually appreciate. So … More The Mental Health Taboo