REACHING

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.― Thomas A. Edison Written in memories of oldAre stories of stars once told.For by virtue of their resilienceDid they make the most of their silence.Bruised souls and bleeding scarsFacilitated them in going past the bars,Society once imposed on them. Once lost in the valley…

Modern is ‘meh’

Modernity: we created youth without heroism, age without wisdom, and life without grandeur”― Nassim Nicholas Taleb, The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms (Given below is a recent sketch of Charlie Chaplin that I drew off an image from Pinterest. He turned out resembling Charlie Chaplin well enough! More on my art page if you’d like!)…

2 AM

It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.― Stephen King, Wolves of the Calla 6 more hours and I’ll be living the ‘tomorrow’ that I’ve been putting off for so long. The night is silent and serene as always. It’s funny how 2am is technically the next day but many call it…

PERPLEXED

Confusion is a luxury which only the very, very young can possibly afford and you are not that young anymore.― James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room Roots of a long forgotten pastAre dragging me deeper intoThe depths of lost memoriesI once chose to ignore.Thirsty for recognitionAnd craving attention,They are plaguing me from within,Clouding my sense of realisation,Depriving me of…

dear diary,

The saddest line you scraped in your diary was not that you cried but those moments when we both shared smile.”― Santosh Kalwar The sun has just risen and no, I usually wake long after the sun has greeted a new day. But on days that I have school to look forward to, I end up…