I had a recent conversation with a friend and it had me thinking about how I was framing you and how hurtful it was. How’s your love life? I don’t have a love life Why? Uhh! You still love that bastard! I cringed at this word. Master or bastard? I was burning in the fire … Continue reading 1046 days – an open letter to the beloved
“At thirty-four Rumi was an acknowledged leader of men. His life was the life of a learned orthodox professor addressing vast audiences on religion, jurisprudence and morals. He lived simply, studied deeply and lectured eloquently. His circle of disciples was already becoming unwieldy.” She was directionless. She had no ambition in life. She did not … Continue reading Making sense through Rumi!
“Would you have known 3 months ago that we would be sitting here?” asked a friend in response to my claim of knowing everything about life and coming to a conclusion that it was not worth living. I was speechless but they had a point! A very important one. 3 months ago I had a Master. … Continue reading 3 months!
I am broken. I am lost. I am trying to keep myself together. I am trying to hang on for just a little bit longer. I am trying to be a responsible person. I am trying to keep myself busy. I am trying to perform at work. I am trying to keep up with the … Continue reading Suicidal mind
“A door, you said?” “What must I do? How do I open it? What’s behind it? How will I get to it?” Before she knew, it had all begun. The quest of opening the doors. She was passionate, oblivious, full of life and fully-packed for an unknown adventure. And with relative ease, she found the door. … Continue reading One must imagine her happy
It seemed like a festive season that was dressed in despair and gloominess. Our extended families were beaming with joy. People we had not seen in ages had come to bid us farewell. For me, I had chosen silence as a response to show my discontent with the unravelling of the unfortunate events. I was … Continue reading Tonight I write those saddest lines!
“How are you?” “Good” “Just good?” “Yup, good” “You know; you could say more about your life” “No, I am fine” There is so much I want to say but no words form – I am speechless. Loneliness is replaced by solitude. Finally. Sometimes no hope is a much better end than the illusion of … Continue reading You won’t understand!