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
The Sun and The Moon—embodiments of grandeur and creation—symbols of permanence. To us, they’re a vivid illumination. A fleeting moment between dawn and dusk. What if they were to exchange in a conversation? A parley, of sorts. What would it represent?
A massive ball of energy, anchored in one … Continue Reading
She was tired, her feet swollen from all the weight she had been carrying around. The last 9 months had been a rollercoaster, quite literally, considering how nauseous she felt all the time. The highs were incredible, and the lows, painful; maybe it had more to do with than just … 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
The Roman Empire was politically and socially massive. It included most of Europe, North Africa, and much of the Middle East at its peak. Its spectacular network of roads contributed to the social unification of the areas under its rule, which shared a common language and, subsequently, a common religion. … Continue Reading
When the rain stopped, and the world was perfectly quiet
That was when we parted.
You smelt like sunshine and wild grass
And I couldn’t stop breathing you in.
I locked all the doors and shut down the windows
Of our invisible home between crossroads.
Nobody was allowed to leave, … Continue Reading
Yes, I am a killer, and I’m proud of it!
I know you must be wondering whether I’m in the right frame of mind or not. I asked myself the same question when I carried out pest control to clean my house thirteen years ago. My adrenaline rushed, and a … Continue Reading
Have you ever listened to a piece of music and experienced a strong emotional or physical response? Imagine this: you are sitting in the passenger seat with your travel playlist on, looking out the window, and pretending to be in a music video. Don’t we all do that? Add to … Continue Reading
Blotched, craggy face, Anastasia’s eyes are grey and dull. Layers of tea dust screaming of sleep deprivation. Hunched by the candlelight, her shadow forms a wild boar on the dusty walls, creased forehead and narrowed eyes, flipping through a book she stole from the library.
Mam’s face had turned … Continue Reading