What Would You Do If You Are Not Afraid? I read this question in a book in which the author asks a group of women what they would do if they were not afraid and the answers are astounding. Some want to start a business. Some want to travel the world. And some even want … Continue reading What Would You Do If You Are Not Afraid?
I don’t want to be a secret phone call that ends as the sun rises. I want to be your early morning alarm that is allowed to be loud in your bedroom. I want to be your person. I don’t want to be your secret. I don’t want to be your ink pen that … Continue reading I don’t want to be your secret
The first time you complained a little too much about the boy who made fun of your braces and at the same time took a few minutes longer to get ready to school, I knew that you were smitten. I don’t think either of us remember his name right now. And that is precisely … Continue reading A Letter To My Daughter On Heartbreaks,
In this age of technology, lost love is a death by a million stabs. Be the passport size photograph tucked away in an old wallet away from the eyes of my spouse. Be the password that only I type and find eight seconds of solace. Be the rotting love letters. Be the gifts that … Continue reading Death by a million stabs
To the boy who is on his way, How are you? Actually, where are you? The more you get stuck on your way, I am going to start believing this worlds idea of love. When I was six years old, I believed that you were coming on a horse. When I was twelve, you had … Continue reading TO THE BOY WHO IS ON HIS WAY
The first thing you should know before you start reading this is that “Quarter-Life Crisis"is very real. And once you stop rolling your eyes and telling me that I will miss my “twenties”, the metabolism that comes with it and the fact that I don’t have to set alarms for changing diapers, sit down and … Continue reading Quarter-Life-Crisis Much?
Travel. Travel because cupcakes don’t taste the same everywhere. The taste of roasted pork or chicken with lemon grass. Peanut butter shakes that freeze in your palms and donuts that melt in your mouth.The fragrance of jasmine rice topped with a beautiful green curry. Sample the best dumplings in the world and still miss home a … Continue reading This Is Why One Should Travel: You Might Know, What Home Is
Till death do us part. Or, maybe not. Wedding vows if you ask me, need not be about forevers. Promise to make each other’s sandwich with extra mayonnaise and never be stingy when it comes to love or chocolate spread. Promise to know by-heart how many spoons of sugar they like to take with their … Continue reading And What The Vows Should Say.. !
I remember a little framed quote that I always used to keep at my desk. It read “If your heart was really broken, you would die.” It was a constant reminder to my no-nonsense cynical self that a heartbreak was not that painful. Heartbroken to me was nothing but a theatrical misconception that a stoned … Continue reading Heart-Broken
A random Monday afternoon. When I was busy making other plans. When I was busy telling myself that the timing was so wrong. When I was engrossed in a book. When I wasn’t looking for someone. When I already had someone. When I knew it was so wrong. When I didn’t have the strength to … Continue reading SWEPT OFF MY FEET!