Matter over Mind: Tame Your Brain

Technique to getting things done. Now.


Poem: My Dear Baby

  My Dear Baby, I am your Mama, Your marble brown irises, Do they recognise me, In the midst of our crises?   My Darling Baby, Did you ever know, The day you found a home inside me, Was the best day of my life, Whatever others may decree.   My Beloved, The second your... Continue Reading →

Letter to Mr Writer S Block

Dear Sir, I would have normally begun with a pleasantry but Dr Khan tells me too much of anything is not good for one's health. I wish to be of no inconvenience to you and desire to convey my message amicably. You see, you think yourself to be very clever, springing your sudden attacks on... Continue Reading →

The Sunshine Blogger: My First Award!!!

'Tis the Oscar season and I'm so proud to have received my first nomination in the Blogosphere - The Sunshine Blogger Award!! Thanks a ton, Meher! I'm bouncing off the walls and the windows literally (I did a headstand against the window's mosquito net and accidentally ripped it off) and my neighbours have been fortunate... Continue Reading →

The Orphan’s Mother – Part II

This is the second and final part of this story. Catch up with the beginning here! Do let me know your thoughts!   The loud red balloon seemed completely out of place amidst the metallic darkness of the car and the mental darkness of our hearts. It bobbed merrily in my hand as if it... Continue Reading →

The Orphan’s Mother – Part I

(It's been ages since I posted a story, so here's one. It's a bit long, so I am posting it in two parts. You can read the second part here.  It's one of my personal favourites. This time, I tried a different story format. Does it work? Do let me know what you think! Enjoy!)... Continue Reading →


Happy February Everyone!  It's my first post of the month and I'm super glad to have collaborated with Meher Gandhi - a wonderful writer, who daringly explores the far reaches of the human mind and deciphers the anonymous emotions that run amok in it, through her beautiful poetry. This is a poem we wrote together... Continue Reading →

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