A double-edged blade; Not as fearsome as advertised, not as liberating as perceived. A distant echo of stories forgotten, A deafening siren of deeds undone, Short breaths to stay conscious; Long sighs to be bereaved, A curse for those awake, Calm for dreamers asleep. Branches of facts deep within your mind; A dying shame for the…Read more Own your misery
I am an Indian expatriate in Dubai. I know what you’re thinking! And you’re probably partially right. While my job and life keeps me on the newer side of this city, I am constantly drawn to places where it all started. These photographs were clicked during an afternoon stroll in old Dubai. Multi-national crowds, ancient…Read more The Souqs and Streets of Old Dubai
My lifelong dream to visit the best part of the Himalayas. Destroyed by daily routine and mind-numbing monotony, a few of us took a trip to Nepal. It wasn't about seeing sights and climbing mountains; we took our time to do nothing. Finally.
Every year, I hear the mountains calling. Last year, it was Dharamsala, the monsoon soaked home of the Dalai Lama. This is not about my trip to Dharamsala; but the drive back to Amritsar. On one of Punjab's main highways, I found glimpses of a world that lives by, and thrives with the constant sound…Read more Highway Highlights
Heal via Daily Prompt: Heal When it dawned upon me, it came as a rather disturbing realization. The realization that the cure is almost always hidden under the garbs of the primary conflict itself. Running away from the problem is as good as running away from the cure itself. With the humankind choosing progress as…Read more Never taught to heal
So we’ll pay our bills on time and some a couple of days overdue. We will buy the next technological cloak to hide our deep-rooted insecurities. We will consume pieces of packaged, dehydrated joy made in a factory on the weaker side of the planet. We may even fall in love while we get dressed…Read more Freewill Firewall
Never have I ever witnessed such disregard for reason. Striking the iron while it’s hot shouldn't be the only solution. In truth, they and theirs have outnumbered you and me. What are we going to do about it? Are we going to crouch in silence and swallow this rotten concoction? Yes we are. Are we…Read more The Demented You, The Misguided I