Life is fleeting... Yeah, yeah! I know you have heard this so often that your ears bleed blue every time you hear it these days. The bloody phrase (or is that a statement? Who cares anyway!) has been my nemesis since I was born. If you have been hunted down by delirious demons all your … Continue reading Caution: Speed-breaker ahead!
How important are dreams? Just how important are your dreams to you? And how important are fulfilment of these dreams to you? In the boring routine that Life is; from waking up feeling exhausted to going to bed feeling even more exhausted, what place does a dream hold to you? To a lot of … Continue reading In Pursuit of Loss
Amidst the blinding visual imagery of a non existing simulated world of gaming, that entices your mind with its sinister grip of numbness; What do you seek? Amongst the compulsive sexual imagery of a faux world of carnal pleasure, that paralyses your body with its sterile grip of nothingness; What do you seek? Between the … Continue reading Eternal Damnation
It hits me the moment I get off the train. The heat. The sweat. The salt. The sea. The aura of steaming heat arising out of my melting skin. The sting of the salt in the sea of sweat I am swimming in. The stench of fish, leisurely leaking out of the lazy … Continue reading If its Madras, it must be Rose Milk!
I perch myself on the oddly shaped armchair lent by my landlord and look out the windows. Its 4:56pm. My favorite Bulbul chirps ‘Wipro,Wipro’ somewhere in the vast expanse of the virginal blue carpet that the Gods have laid out for me. The clouds that wore the garb of Mt. Machapuchare, a while ago, seem … Continue reading The Vault to my Wonderland
A whiff of lavender; Tries to kiss the hair behind my ear lobe, whispering sweet nothings of a time gone pale with age. A bass note of the Flute; Tries to touch the edge of my tired eyes, humming the melody of a song that’s past its prime. A riff of Guitar … Continue reading Orb of the Dead
I try not to stare. It’s been a while and you don’t look the same. Yet there’s that charming familiarity that’s warming the air. Were you always this pale? Did I never notice earlier? The triple windows are wide open. A couple of Red Whiskered Bulbuls try to catch my attention; I throw … Continue reading I will keep the lights on…