Where The Lost Thoughts Go

(This is a story (edited version) I wrote for Diamond’s Photostory contest. It was very much an impulsive write and I apologise in advance if it appears nonsensical). I saw him from a distance. It was a mere glimpse, but I registered so much of his face in that tiny fraction of a second. He…

Perspective Changed

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.― Walt Disney Just a few weeks ago, Cheryl @ Gulf Coast Poet, who is a wonderful poet, mentioned in a comment on What Could Be(a recent post of mine), a line from the song, The Circle Game by Joni Mitchell. The line…

What Could Be

Once blank pagesNow shelter stories From far away lands.I find myself lostIn that realm of uncertainty and dreadOne never ventures out into.Guided by the flickering lightAt the end of the tunnel,I drift through the pagesBound by pride and love,Of a pre-written fateA life, left unlived.Lost in fate’s embrace.I lose my soulIn the reality of what…

Fall🍂

It is after all so easy to shatter a story. To break a chain of thought. To ruin a fragment of a dream being carried around carefully like a piece of porcelain. To let it be, to travel with it, as Velutha did, is much the harder thing to do.― Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things…

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…

Taxing Technology

My head’ll explode if I continue with this escapism.― Jess C Scott, EyeLeash: A Blog Novel Being a so-called Gen Z (those who were born between 1996 and 2015 and are currently between 5-24 years old), you’d expect me to be absolutely fine, with sitting with my nose stuck in a screen, for 90% of the day. Growing up…

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…

Nursery Rhymes

Yes, you read that (title) right. As I was working on a speech (don’t get me started on that, a dedicated post is on the way) for school, I realised how inclined I was towards…nursery rhymes. Inclined, is too mild a word. I am seriously obsessed with them. There is this certain joy and mystery…

Mist of Clarity

We all have those random moments of total and sheer uncertainty when we doubt everything and everyone around us. Reality loses its position and merges with a surreal version of itself. These moments can be quite scary and intriguing, simply because they are quite unexpected and require previous experience to be dealt with properly (but…