One of the modern era’s most unconventional yet impactful protest songs, “This is America” by Donald Glover, aka, Childish Gambino suggests a story of blood-soaked redemption and torment. As playful as it sounds, the track steers one down into the dark interiors of American politics and leaves the listener waiting … Continue Reading
“I had all then most of you
Some and now none of you”
I saw you at the end of the street, a soft glow radiating, and it was as though you were calling me – a birdsong composition from you to me. You stood and waited steady as a … Continue Reading
how do you convince someone
they’ll fall when they believe
that they’ll fly?
I’m standing on the ledge
and I can’t stop looking at my feet
I can’t stop looking at my feet
and counting and recounting
my toes trying to change the
narrative when the narrative is
Frustration in the hospital wards goes both ways, where we see patient and doctor go neck-to-neck for treatment protocol and diagnosis. Healthcare providers often complain about reduced compliance from patients, while patients distrust doctors.
Considering the whole intention of healthcare is for societal betterment and wellness, all these issues point … Continue Reading
It’s late evening, my second cup of coffee finished, and I stare out the window at lights my neighbours have hung. I see people wrapped up in their jackets as the winds begin to turn cold and the leaves turn yellow, gold, and brown. This is my favourite time of … Continue Reading
“Congratulations, it’s a girl”
Eyes tear up listening to the sound of her cry
Unfeigned blend of joy and elation manifest in the faces
Dark sparkling eyes full of dreamy glitter, met with warm, welcoming smiles
what was coming at her though, little did they realise
Is this a … Continue Reading
A curious “which book are you reading?” 11 years ago
A shy “we’re friends, right?” 10 years ago
A familiar “why are you like this, good god” 9 years ago
An exasperated “no, we’re not dating, Jesus” 8 years ago
A new “do you want to sit with us?” 7 … Continue Reading
The universe is a mystical thing
It has its ways of doing everything and setting up things into motion.
It can be generous enough to provide you with what you attract
However, it sometimes won’t be so easy.
It’ll test you and throw you in uncertainty but still help you … Continue Reading
The British Raj in India ended in 1947, giving rise to two new countries- India and Pakistan. It was hoped that this would usher in a new era of freedom. Instead, at the stroke of the midnight hour, while the world slept, India awoke to chaos and riots.
The … Continue Reading