Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Mirror mirror on the wall, Who is this who stares back? Whose eyes are these, moist and kind, A brown curtain that dutifully tucks away, The unshared stories of a man, Who has been a sovereign and a soldier, He has survived the desert storms, And has fared the turbulent monsoon waves, Yet, this Iliad... Continue Reading →

A DIY Gift for my Cats

I decided to gift my cats something for being such nice study buddies during my exams. Honestly, they were the only ones who were there for me during these horrid times. So I decided to build a Cat Castle! Of course, I'm no professional, but I had a lot of fun making it! After months... Continue Reading →

Two Left Feet

She glided across the stage, Landing softly on her padded feet, Arms raised gracefully, One leg gently grazing the other, A skilful pirouette, Toes pointed to the spotlight, Another fluid turn, And a perfect poise, Applause showered, Thanked with a bow.   She watched the recital, From the last but one seat, Admiring the dancer’s... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction: Sight

I thought I'd be blind forever. The acid is still burnt in my memory and unfortunately, the last thing I saw was the gnarled sinister face of my attacker. The pain was indescribable, as each tiny drop corroded my skin and ate away my corneas. I ran aimlessly inside my house, writhing in pain and... Continue Reading →


  A reflection, Tear-stained and smiling, Hiding the screams, The night brought so oft, A map of scars faded and fresh, Like crimson sprigs of fern, Braiding the pale wrists, A network of untraversed roads, To an abandoned heart, Haunted, Uninhabited, Freezing the soul, Suspended in an alien reality, Brimming with laughter and joy, So... Continue Reading →

Running the Race

  The lines are drawn, The jerseys flash in the sun, A willing runner or not, Your race has begun.   It's a long run, they say, Breaths become heavier than before, From the struggle of your first cry, Till you can no more.   So you run your race, A participant among a billion,... Continue Reading →

The Mystery Blogger Award

I am extremely chuffed to be nominated by 'Vibe a Little' for the Mystery Blogger Award, who also happens to be my 100th follower! She writes about the small nunaces and intricacies of life which make it even more beautiful. As the rule goes, there are always rules to follow. The following are my instructions: THE... Continue Reading →

Cat Chronicles

I'm a sucker for animals. All of them. Stray, pet, abandoned, wild, domestic, cute, weird, colourful, colour-changing etc. You name it, I love it. So much so, I have to get FIVE painful shots now. Meet Yogi. Isn't she adorable? Look at those eyes! So mesmerising! So Yogi decided she will adopt me and has... Continue Reading →

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