ALMA MATER

A regular morning in July shimmering wet streets from the night rain cool wind with a hint of the smell of rain breezing in through the windows that’s how life has always been, during the first days of school except that this morning when i travel in the bus, the destination is different from what…

A summer day

My fingers’ grip on the pen loosens, as i write, fighting against the heat on a hot summer day. Drops of sweat, trickling down my forehead, tempting me to put the pen down and wipe them off. A sudden, short lived gush of wind brushes past my sweaty face, as if teasing me, forcing me…

Middle of the night

In the middle of the night when darkness has taken over most of the light, a curious, overimaginative pair of eyes stare from a high-up-in-the-air home, people and cars looking like mice. Admiring the little piece of the horizon that has been offered, by this vast, seemingly neverending universe. what underappreciated beauty lies before her…

Beverlymoore

One night in the peculiar town of Beverlymoore, there was a strong knock on Mrs. Hoonigh’s door. At this time of the year in Beverlymoore, people almost never left their houses in the fear of chislets. Now, this was a town where witchcraft, was strangely common, witches and wizards were your next door neighbours and…

Boards. The end.

As I sat in the examination hall for my first ICSE board examination, all I could think of, was that this is it. This is the end of the first and the most memorable chapter of my life. As I waited for the question paper to arrive, the past thirteen years of my life in…

HOMETOWNS

I am too afraid of people who have a soul like hometowns warm, forgiving and too kind that even if you leave; even when you leave will always welcome you home remember you with your family name I am too afraid of something too homely when every breath coming out of my body is shaped…

Fifty Shades

To the greatest trilogy I’ve ever read, this book will truly obsess you, posses you and stay with you forever. The emotions, thoughts in the book are so perfectly explained, something that the movies will never be able to portray. The intensity of the characters, the dedication, it’s mind blowing. I was unable to put…

’em feels

I want to feel. And you know what feelings are for me? Feelings are the butterflies you feel in your stomach when a car speeds down a slope or a rollercoaster on its way down. Its that deep breath you take, trying to inhale all that beauty when you are on the top of a…

Nostalgia

the cool wind brushing against my face, a bonfire lit in front of me, all the commotion had ended, all that was left were three voices, the rustling of the old pine trees from all sides and a wholesome feeling in my heart, we were the last ones awake, the others cozying up in the…