Not just another weekend outing

"I need a break from this frenzy!!!"I told my mother last weekend. Just like that, I went out for a casual weekend outing with my brother. We grooved to great music blasting the speakers in our car on the way (yes, blasting because for some reason, we were very happy and excited!), singing it all…

The era

"What an era it is", they say. Where people no more look into each other's eyes, With omnipotent sighs and squinting sights, Where songs aren't anymore the descriptions of lover's silken eyelashes, Where little ones no more congregate around bonfires to listen to Grandma's fables,

Pseudo feminism: The chi chi act

Dear women, we've spent so long aspiring to be "strong" women, not realising that the glorification of strength is itself a patriarchal hang-up! Be vulnerable women, be soft women, be women who falter and fumble and then learn. It's okay, strong is overrated!

To write is to soothe thou

And embrace your soul out, creating a rhythm they decry Shayaris to wear on your sleeves Sonnets to adorn the dimples your cheeks cultivate everytime you smile A haiku on crevices of your forehead Weaving stories through the thick black slivers to embellish your eyebrows in broad daylight And some impregnating the craters of your thigh.