Poetry

Silenced Agony

A rap on the door, then two She peeps out then creeps back in. Panic strikes as the strangers ask her to let them in, She locks the door and blocks possible entrances. Crouched in a corner, Unsure of escape. She clings to hope, Says a silent prayer. Footsteps. She …

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My Expressions

Find Mr. Right

“Why is it,” he said, one time, at the subway entrance, “I feel I’ve known you so many years?” “Because I like you,” she said, “and I don’t want anything from you.” ― Ray Bradbury They say today’s generation doesn’t know how to sustain a relationship. It’s true, but have …

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My Expressions

There Is No Pain Without Pleasure

“Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.” You know how they say that everything happens for a reason? Does it? I mean isn’t it all random? We are the ones who look back in time and connect the dots. We are the ones who …

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My Expressions

Clarion Call

Dr. Whishaw walked with a sense of horror, in the rust pervaded hallway of his asylum. A petrified difference in gait; tonight was going to be tough, and the old doctor knew that the storm was only minutes from taking centre stage. ‘Could I have stopped it?’ The doctor asked …

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My Expressions

Why You’re Where I’m Not.

“My mind has made itself up..” The power went out…. Victoria, London, 15:37 GMT, The struggle in the activity of the struggling man in the room rendered the cold outside impotent. He struggled as he pressed into his bullet wound with one hand, and kept punching keys on his MacBook …

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My Expressions

Girta Punjab……

Well, I just heard a song titled ‘Oh chitta ve, kaiyaan nu hai khush kitta ve (Oh white powder, you’ve made so many of us happy). This song happens to be there in the soundtrack of an upcoming Bollywood flick titled ‘Udta Punjab’ (Flying Punjab). The film stars Shahid Kapoor, …

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Poetry

An Assassin

Cut in the eyebrow, scar unlined the body. He ran through in his mind, the focus embellishing with every pint. His eyes were sharp as a diamond, Hands could be mistaken for a miner’s, Bowling in the dale of menace, The only terror to him was fright itself. There was …

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My Expressions

My Dark Side

“Not all light is good. There is negative light, that can cast bad shadows.” She locked the room and started changing her clothes. She was definitely running late today. Her father was going to kill her. Suddenly, there was a shrewd cry somewhere. She jumped at the sound and went …

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A bumpy ride from Hauz Khas to IIMC

I’ve graduated from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) and the institute has been successful at doing what my father could not get me to do for almost 17 years at school i.e. getting me to step out of my house in public transport. I’ve enjoyed numerous rides in …

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Poetry

Naturalism

It’s flow starts from the down, feeding on every last tissue it can pin, this is gettig hard, I can barely borne its fire. Feeling lost, brooding aloud, take it away, take it away, I am afraid to feel the pull it draws. It’s seeding inside me, growing too speedily. …

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