Inside the bleeding sky, A star shined bright. She ruffled the grass, As the day retired into night. There was still some sun, Burning through the sea. She looked into the water, Which mirrored her beauty. Her face drew a curve, Neither a smile nor grim. The water touched her feet, As it … Continue reading DANDELION
“Jis inaayat ki tarah tujhe paya hai, utni hi shiddat ke saath tujhe chaha hai, Tera pasbaan rahunga sada, jo tere pyaar ko riwayat banaya hai.” (Inaayat – blessing; shiddat- intensity; pasbaan – protector; riwayat – tradition) LOVE, 1 word, 4 letters, multiple meanings. It Is strong, it is all-conquering, it is also the biggest … Continue reading TE AMO
He lived in the dark, spotted and round. In the brightest star, his love he found. He didn't go near, for he was scared. You'll cast darkness, the eerie voice said. She came anyway, with her almighty light. Burning away, all his demons she did fight. He became her reflection, his battle she had won. … Continue reading MOONLIGHT
“Hello? Mumma?” “Hello? Ankit beta?” Manipulating his way through a sea of people, in an air laced with the odour of sweat and grease mixed in an unceremonious matrimony, Ankit was desperately holding on to his phone. Excited by the fact that his mid year exams of second year MBBS had just ended, he wanted … Continue reading WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION
“Kya mein andar aa sakta hun?” (May I come in?) Mihir, a 25-year-old boy with freckles over his face and standing at 5 feet 6 inches had come to the doctor for the third time in the last 2 months. The first two times, weakness and cough helped him escape but this time he wanted … Continue reading VIVA LA VIDA (LONG LIVE LIFE)
She woke up with a start. It was 6 am in the morning. Almost half an hour since she had fallen asleep, crouched over a pile of files. Her pen had escaped from her grasp, having run a marathon on the pages for over an hour, it rolled as far as possible to get some … Continue reading THE HYPOCRITIC OATH
"Till death do us apart" Rang out bouncing off the walls of the church, lingering even so, as the bride and the groom embraced love with their lips. He was a soldier, she is a cardiac surgeon. WAS … Continue reading TILL DEATH DO US APART ?