There’s No Good in Goodbyes

Goodbyes. There’s something about them that makes our hearts well up with so many different emotions. Goodbyes are hard. They tug at your heart and keep twisting it till you feel heavy with all the extra baggage of tears hanging around it. Goodbyes are slow. They keep coming back to our minds even long after…

Hide and Seek

Holding you between the pages of the books, feeling you flow from one person to another, watching you wrap every person in your embrace like the mild breeze, I stand there; still, numb. I have always been unable to understand what magic you hold in yourself that makes people dance and cry, jump and slump,…

Certain Uncertainties

You feel like hiding your face in the pillow or sitting in the closet all day, every day. You are so vulnerable that you’re always on the verge of crying and you know that you’ll burst into tears if someone genuinely comes and asks you ‘are you okay?’. I know. You sit on the grass…

Beauty

I sit here in this empty hallway, thinking about the memories that are engraved in a way here. Memories of me and you spending quiet moments, appreciating each other’s existence; memories where I couldn’t take my eyes off you and you stood still, beautiful as always. Whenever I crossed you in this hallway, I couldn’t…

Daunting Lullabies

When some other girl comes in your life, she will find my ghost still lurking in the dark corners of you. She will be the priest who will try to purify you and I will be the evil that will refuse to leave. She will get to know you inside out except for why you…

Journey of the Soul

I’ve been on the verge of crying for too long now. The tears have been brimming on the edge of these eyes forever. I know how the shattering of dreams sounds. I know how the hollow premises of the heart echo when it has been abandoned by its owner. I choke halfway through my words…

The Orphan

Sometimes you don’t value what destiny has already rewarded you with. The more you have, the less you care. That is why sometimes you need to lose what you have so you can realize what you had, and appreciate what you get. Some great man once said that “there is no better teacher than time”. I add to it “and no better lesson than absence of something.”