Hate And Why We Love It

I was reading a rather disturbing feature on Time about the attack on Nido Taniam in Delhi. It struck me that this, and other instances of hate that happen all over the world every day, are not surprising. We can’t pretend to be shocked, awed and disturbed, and cringe away from these acts of violence.Continue reading “Hate And Why We Love It”

“Your Missing Comment” :)

Dear Mystery Girl, I don’t know if you remember the first time we interacted. It was, like so many other hapless souls these days, over the internet. You commented on a post of mine and then accused me of deleting it. What started out as a friendly exchange of emails soon turned into a deeplyContinue reading ““Your Missing Comment” :)”

2011: Acknowledgements & Year In Review

It’s been a long-drawn battle with time, and I finally won. A crappy year ends and a hopeful, new one begins. There were so many instances in 2011 when I thought that things couldn’t get worse, and each time I was proven wrong. I have laughed, cried, fought, patched up, been cheated, cheated myself, beenContinue reading “2011: Acknowledgements & Year In Review”

Two Zero Eight Four :)

I stood on the edge of land. “I’m back, baby,” I whispered. “I missed you,” she said. “I missed you too.” She responded by gently swirling around my ankles, gurgling as she withdrew and made way for another of her waves to wash over me. I had a smile the whole weekend in Gokarna. I’veContinue reading “Two Zero Eight Four :)”

Twilight Dawn

Oppression filled the foggy twilit dawn, the recherch√© feminism of the morning light danced an undulating number with the mood of the solitary cyclist as he wound his way up the serpentine path to the crest of the craggy peak, bathed in the soft glow of the fiercely burning star billions of miles away, stillContinue reading “Twilight Dawn”