When I was ten, I couldn’t wait to be in high school. I wouldn’t have to wear pinafores. I could wear a skirt. I would be a teen. Older, independent. When I was in fifteen and in high school, I couldn’t wait to leave. I wanted to grow my nails and paint them. I wanted … Continue reading On Turning Thirty
I saw a video about Malleswaram on Facebook a few days back. I was at once nostalgic and also saddened. Nostalgic because Malleshwaram is special. It is where I was born and where I have spent many (maybe all) vacations as a kid. Saddened because the video reminded me about how Malleshwaram has changed over … Continue reading Post 30 – On Bangalore, cheese and the good ol’days
The first few hours, on the first day of a long weekend, are probably the best times during the entire holiday. After those initial dream-filled hours have gone by, the rest of the holiday goes by in a blur. Within no time it is the night before you head back to work. All kinds of blues set in and … Continue reading Post #11 – The story of every weekend
Time, I need you to stop. Or pause, at least. So I can take a deep breath and relax. I need to take it all in, absorb the happenings around me. You are ahead, speeding. I have fallen behind. My own fallacies are to be blamed for it. Yet, I wish that this was possible. … Continue reading Hit and Run
When I recollect my childhood days, I remember a time when Internet had not yet taken over everything around me. Weekend meant spending time in my room, at the desk reading, writing and dreaming. I made lists, I made art and I weaved stories in my head. I played board games, played outside, visited parks … Continue reading So much to do, So little time
I try I want To be perfect To make everyone Happy. It is impossible Tiresome And mostly Conflicting With my own needs. Balance is what I need Also, multiple hands And being at multiple places At once. Give me a magic carpet Give me a clock A slower clock Which runs longer than Four and … Continue reading Catch time
Silent whispers Lost in the wind Waves in my mind Crash wildly Only to recede Wiping all memories Written in the sands of time.