A Letter To Sohrab

Dear Sohrab,

Hello! How have you been? You must have grown to be 30 by now. I hope time has been kinder to you. Honestly, there is so much I want to talk to you about, so much to ask that I doubt it will fit within the space of Continue Reading

Romanticism of Abuse in Media

The Vampire Diaries, Gossip Girl, Kabir Singh, 365 Days—what do all of these shows and movies have in common?

No, it is not the inability of male leads in these to keep their shirts on. Neither is it the poorly written, seemingly empty, out-of-depth female characters that serve but a Continue Reading

The Cognizant Citizen: Assam Floods

In May 2020, Cyclone Amphan hit parts of Eastern India and Bangladesh. With the unrest caused by the cyclone, several parts of the country received massive amounts of rainfall. This marked the beginning of the Assam floods. An alarming increase in water level was observed throughout several districts of the Continue Reading

Navrasa: Peace

For the union I know

Of Death and Desire,

A gentle is borne

To the majestic empire.

 

Thy name be Peace

To whom I call out,

In times of catastrophe

That lay about.

 

As the cannons of valiant and tireless soldiers

Tell the tales of devastation and flame,… Continue Reading

Cosmic— Day Thirteen of NaPoWriMo

Your hair, darker at the ends, trudges down your shoulders,

Like the cosmic runway that leads to the crepuscular.

 

The eyes that set deep into your face, glimmering with stardust,

Within them, I see dreams that don’t fade or rust.

 

The shade that adorns your pout,

Is the … Continue Reading

A Letter to Geet

Dear Geet,

I hope this letter finds you in the best of spirits. I know we haven’t officially met yet, but I’ve admired you for as long as I’ve remembered. In fact, I think it is safe to say that I know a thing or two about you.

Thank you … Continue Reading

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