Imagine a Pigeon’s life It is always on alert, for Its life is constantly under threat Before quenching its thirst It surveils the surroundings It then takes a quick sip or two Before looking out for predators again If it finds a morsel of food on ground, It cannot simply peck it with no second […]Read More Life of an unbearably tender being
You store your memories in drawersIn one of the many rooms of your mindSome opened, some unopenedSome holding your darkest secretsSome holding your deepest fearsYou leave the room untouched for yearsOut of nowhere happens somethingforcing you into a dilemma whether to open the room and the drawersWill those fears haunt you or those secrets humiliate […]Read More Closed Room & drawers
You know y’all will die any day, yet You bring new lives to this world with no second thoughts As if they will have it any better than what you had You go on a rampage and destroy the planet You despise one another passionately As if that saves you from the inevitable You chase […]Read More Aren’t humans weird???
I thought I was humble Until I started writing about me I thought I was righteous Until I justified peccadilloes committed by me I thought I despised racism Until I felt “the unreasonable fear” in me I thought I was above criticism Until I saw the flaws in me I thought I was gentle Until […]Read More I don’t know me
Just like a diktat, which comes to effect, when pronounced by an authoritarian, we came into effect because 2 adults made love to each other with or without the consent and/or intention of bringing us into this chaotic world. Even if they had intentions, they didn’t specifically want to have YOU. They wanted to have […]Read More are we free??
Remember You’re an individual first & foremost The following laundry list will kill the individual in you if you’re not careful Group thinking Accepting societal norms without questioning Blind faith in Religion/Nationalism/Political Ideology Not realizing you are in a Social Media bubble Staying in confines of familial boundaries Does it mean we should never be […]Read More individuate, individuate, individuate!!!!!
I was wondering whether am I silent by choice, or due to external force. Even if it were due to external forces, then am I not making a choice to remain silent? I can defy it and choose to speak. In both the cases I am making a choice, either due to my free will […]Read More RAMBLINGS IV
I was drunk as hell that night Suddenly the world made sense: Humans are crazy beasts Worrying about their insignificant lives Running after everything transient Without knowing their own transient being I was drunk as hell that night Suddenly the world made sense: Societies are made up to isolate oneself Beliefs are formed to advertise […]Read More World made sense
I say “I drink only once a week”You say “I am drinking every week”Same meaning but the perspective matters I say “Party in power or Governing party”You say “Ruling party”Same meaning but the way we understand matters I say “The leader exaggerates”You say “The leader lies”Might mean same but the truth matters I say “I […]Read More Language matters
Keep your head down and mouth shut : If you want to move ahead At the cost of your conscience If you want to stay out of trouble At the cost of your fellow humans If you want to stay off of the radar At the cost of silencing your own thoughts If you want […]Read More confine or expand?