All our lives we've been taught that only the extraordinary deserves our attention, only the very brilliant worth our time. We've been forced to believe that the mediocrity is the disease we're supposed to avoid at all costs and being average is a quality of shame. So we grow up hiding it behind the shades. … Continue reading Not your closet writer anymore.
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when i think of you & meand what we once used to bei think of young childrenplaying pretend gamesin the backyards oftheir parents' homesdressing up in pretty clothessneaked out from a closetthey're not allowed inwhen i think of you & meand what we once used to bei think of young childrenwho believe everything is possibleprovided, … Continue reading A musing of ours
It's Jan, 2020. You wake up happy because your bestfriend's going to be back in town today. There are many people whom she's waiting to meet and you're just grateful to be one of them. She visits you at your new home for the first time. She says she likes your bedroom when you ask … Continue reading A pov
i asked you what your favourite colour was. your birthday was coming up and i wanted to paint the wall endorsing my cherished titles by the window which overlooks our nosey neighbour's place to be dipped in a colour you adored. it was supposed to be a symbolic ode to our love and a way … Continue reading i love you the way i wish to be loved
I don't remember the last time I was happy. Could have been my birthday but I'm not sure if I felt happiness because I was happy or because I was supposed to be happy. People are expected to be happy on their birthdays and I don't remember if I was or was I not happy … Continue reading Mind makes no sense
in these hours when i sense december arriving on the horizon my mind goes back to the much-much before times without which the present would've been implausible and i'm immediately filled up with innumerable emotions this upside-down life along the journey has given me. it is in these hours where i sit alone by myself … Continue reading Back to December
It's gets easier doesn't it? First it seems impossible and some time passes, then it seems doable. Before you know it, there you are, not wondering or worrying about what he's doing. His late replies slowly stop bothering you. You don't mind not being in his list of priorities. In fact, in a way it … Continue reading Hearts, balloons, all things colourful.
1. Forgiving people even if they don't apologise, especially if they don't apologise is extremely necessary for protection of your own sanity. 2. Establishing boundaries brings peace & harmony to life. So just agree to their staying on that side of the line and you staying on this side while both of you recognise & … Continue reading Six things I learned in these past few months.
Who are you when nobody's watching? How do you look? What do you think about? How do things make you feel? You told me you want to be left alone for a while, so here I am seated, just outside your bedroom - waiting for you to open the door and come out. It's been … Continue reading Open the door