The Main Course : I don’t remember how old I was when I picked up my first book. I don’t remember which book either. Probably a Famous Five or Secret Seven (Enid Blyton). When we had visited New Delhi, once to meet my Uncle in Faridabad and then to attend the Incentive Awards ceremony for…… Continue reading An insatiable appetite.
“Evolve or disappear.” I have heard this a lot of times and I always presumed it was as easy as those three little words. Little did I know that when hurdles are thrown at you as you tread forward in life, that’s where this holds true. Five years ago, I joined an undergraduate course in…… Continue reading What happens when you stick through when all you want to do is quit.
I live away from you now and I don’t always call or text. Our conversations have receded and yet, you are still the person whose embrace makes me feel the safest. I may not say it or act like it often, but I am forever indebted to you for all the things that you have consciously or…… Continue reading DEAR AMMA (Mother),
via Daily Prompt: Temporary All through my life (so far), I’ve always known what I have wanted. I have always had a clear-cut picture of how my adult life was going to turn out. Every stage of life has its rite of passage. When I turned 18, I started my undergraduate course in architecture, something…… Continue reading Chapter One.
I opened up my eyes to find your eyes looking right into mine. I see you see my soul As if you knew me all the time I saw a million eyes look at me And none could spark this fire I saw a million after And none could satiate the storm And deep inside,…… Continue reading / transient /
: (n) an instance of returning home. “So, where are you from?” Deep breath. Deep deliberation. And then I attempt to craft an answer that satisfies both the parts of the question – where I belong and where I was raised (since it is not the same place). My parents have government jobs and they had…… Continue reading Homecoming.