How to Travel Through Space

Forget the leftover change at the kirana store, run towards the auto, and run out of breath. You're going to be a few minutes late to the next meeting and even though you're sweating under your warm hair, you don't sweat this stuff anymore. Your ears are flowing with the sound of the simulated ocean.... Continue Reading →

I Am Chicken

Strap it in, folks. I am about to tell a story while I still can, and also because this is the only way to somehow put it out there. I chickened out. I have to say that first and get it out of the way. Folks who know me in person would never attest that... Continue Reading →

The Twelfth Night

Usually, on the blogoversary day, I eat some ice cream and share it with someone who is around. Today, I didn't get around to doing it as the weather is chilly and in the current Covid scare, I don't want to risk a cold. Of all the things that can be believed about this pandemic,... Continue Reading →

Books Read in 2021

In traditional fashion, here's a list of books I read this year with the accepted 5-star social marker of what I thought of each. There's a mix of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry in here and I have denoted them with as much detail as I could in a list such as this. Usually, I don't... Continue Reading →

Weekend Waltz

One of the things I love about mornings in my neighbourhood is how life trickles out on the streets and flares open to savour the day. I usually don't go out on weekday mornings, but on a weekend, I convince myself to let go of my inertia just to experience a taste of the revelry... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Wanna Know

It seems to me that it has been a long time since I blogged about the ongoings of my life. In past blogging excursions, I have felt the need to embellish the fact with fiction to make the recounting palatable. It wasn't always this way on this blog. I was more forthcoming, less concealing, more... Continue Reading →

Story Series: Part 2

I figured this format could become an on-going story series. Part 1 is here. I am ashamed of sharing my feelings with him. A lizard runs across the bathroom ceiling as I am brushing my teeth. I stare at it, look at it without hesitating. It looks back at me. I continue brushing my teeth.... Continue Reading →

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