बारिश की बूंदे (Raindrops)

A girl sipping on coffee behind a dewed window.

बारिश की बूंदें जैसे चाहत एक नई आंसुओं से आँखें भरी भरी खिड़की पर मैं खड़ी राह को ताक रही बारिश सी ये आस बड़ी ठंडक भी दे और बाढ़ भी बादल की गरज जैसे प्यार में नाराज़गी इंतज़ार हो पर इंतज़ार का मज़ा नहीं बिस्तर पर पड़ी चादर की […]

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Vigil

A photograph of woman with light reflecting her face

I have been up all night Listening to squabbles of those mistreated Misheard and misunderstood. I scrolled down the feeds Reading of battles won By the independent and the strong. People shouting, screaming, wailing, complaining About people that were them. Why frown at a mirror, I thought And then why […]

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I Love a Woman

Two girls making love to one another

I know a woman She lives across the street. She has slender waist and bony hip Long legs but little feet. Her lips are soft like cotton Her skin, docile, And warm like dried clothes She has the gentlest smile. Her curves are the curves of a hurricane But she […]

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Why read fiction? Here is your answer.

Fiction pieces stacked one on another with a caption that says 'Why read fiction? Here is your answer.'

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” – Albert Einstein From obvious to not so obvious, from leisure to becoming smarter, here are your […]

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Maybe I Am You

Digital art depecting unity in diversity

When you sit down With a heavy heart, That remembers nothing But how you both fell apart, You find yourself alone, In a distant corner of your home. Maybe, after all you are not the only one To feel alone and feel shunned. And it’s true Maybe I am you. […]

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Sacrilege

Group portrait photography from Pinterest

When I first Looked at myself in the mirror And averted my eyes Ignored to see my own beautiful self I committed blasphemy.   When I sought For others’ ideas and opinions About myself And ridiculed my own judgment of me I committed blasphemy.   When I bowed In the […]

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