Drip Drop, Make the Boredom Stop

  It’s been days without proper sunlight, and the familiar nursery rhyme, 'Rain rain go away, come again another day' has never seemed more fitting for a situation than it is now. Every morning, when we pull the curtains back, we sigh in defeat seeing raindrops drum against our windows panes thinking of how we could have... Continue Reading →

Fermi Paradox : Where are the Aliens?

THE YEAR 2407:   In the far reaches of the Milky Way, a lone spaceship with the words ‘Remna-13’ written in bold makes its way from planet to planet. Its engines rustle, and the green flare at its end flickers as the ship chugs itself through the icy emptiness. Inside, a young woman unstraps herself from... Continue Reading →

The Social VIP Ticket: Male Privilege

The term ‘male privilege’ might ring unfamiliar in your ears. Is it really possible that four syllables could singlehandedly explain why you got interrupted midway through a sentence, why the pockets on your pants are miniature “pockettes”, why you couldn’t drink alone at a bar without having to deal with inebriated lacklustre small talk? Male... Continue Reading →

Creak- Day Seven of NaProWriMo

  Has democracy started to creak, with the chaos that has broken out? Whom to choose, whom to trust, with the supposed leaders, sheepishly stand as demagogues, as political opportunists? Between jingoistic warmongers, so swelled in their small-minded bigotry, ready to cripple, ready to kill, ready to besmirch anyone who steps out of line, smirking... Continue Reading →

Where is Humanity Headed?

Most scientists and sociologists agree that where humanity is headed in the near future can be boiled down to three possibilities. The first and most desired possibility is the human race spreading outwards into space and eventually establishing a Galactic Empire. The next is that humans build right into the earth, neglecting space travel, utilising... Continue Reading →

Life advice from strangers

The train started to slow down, the agonizing sound of the wheels grinding against the tracks seemed to reflect my internal agony. The train had reached Anakapalle, stopping there for only a few minutes before it would resume its journey towards my destination. The station lay barren, with only a few people occupying the small... Continue Reading →

Mumble Rap : A Sign Of The Times

  Evolution works in mysterious ways. In the case of MCing, or more popularly known as rapping, it did not take place 3.8 billion years ago. The process just started back in the 1970s, when the word rapping essentially meant the attempt to convey something to the people. Mostly it was the propagation of an... Continue Reading →

Autumn

The lonely sound of the leaves rustlingin the slow breezebefore they’re a carpetof auburn, gold, and dirtfills the air,as the spry streetrests for the night. This fiery road of flammable sheetswhere laughter resounds and hearts beat,echoes in the heatof nine thousand soulswalking to and fro nine thousand times. Troubled eyes,mirthful smiles alikeamble down this roadin... Continue Reading →

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