The Night

This night, Spreading like a cat on its claws, Arches down the driveway, Knocking air out of people; Like smoke that freezes against glass windows, For you to slide your fingers across it, And give me a sign. And I will stumble out with staggering steps, Straight into you. Take me somewhere, Where I cannot … Continue reading The Night



'Auntie?' , implored Ashima cautiously. Her aunt Pamela, who was making hot chocolate for her favourite niece managed to mutter a faint 'hmm?' 'I am 25 now.' Pam smiled. 'All grown up, eh?' 'Remember the question I asked you years ago and you told me you'd tell me when I was 25?' Pamela handed her … Continue reading Life


‘Have you ever nurtured a dream for so long that it begins to imply nothing but meaninglessness?’ She asked him, sliding her arm in his, as they sat overlooking the sunset over a distant horizon. ‘Elaborate, dear’, he replied nonchalantly. A cool breeze brushed past the young couple. She tucked away curly locks behind her … Continue reading Delusion

My sky

Its my sky, a bit of me and my life. Clear and starry one moment, dark and overcast the next. Winged aspirations soar high, fluttering free, undaunted. A dose of poetry, prose and verse amalgamated. A whiff of you, a piece of me. And that is how my sky is complete. Yet endless, vast, stretching … Continue reading My sky

It ends?

Your reasons are beyond me. Do I not interest you anymore, now being within your reach? Months of hide and seek, an adventurous escapade. And it ends? I'm not the mysterious puzzle anymore. Did it take you so long to realise? That I can't be flawlessly beautiful at all time. That I might be messy … Continue reading It ends?


Locked up within trecherous depths of apprehension, a blatant assertion laid bare. It shocks and surprises you, it startles me. Read between the lines and you will find out why. And while you and me, go on distractedly, holding on in speculation of 'Perhaps,maybe,I wish, I hope. . . ' while the brutish truth stares … Continue reading Bare

Love today

Love, a word that has become so frequently used today so that it has lost its magical charm in the imagination of young lovers. I'm talking about romantic love. In an era where it is simple enough to fall in love with someone you've met over a social networking site, it becomes increasingly difficult to … Continue reading Love today