[Poem] “Shining Shoes”

Your shining shoes of pride. They speak of your riches, they speak of your honour. tip-top elegance of ambitions. But this dirt of ignorance, on your shining shoes of esteem. That you fail to clean and  polish. It will stay, it will stain ; till you learn to leap and hop over the puddle of …

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[Short Story] ” A glimpse of inspiration ” (Part 1)

Phulguri was drenched in monsoon rains. The furious wet winds have hit this lost and unknown corner of  the world. Struggling through the windy rain and darkness of the late evening, Jadhav was inspecting the railway line bisecting the road at Phulguri railway crossing. Walking through muddy puddles of rain in his rubber boots, he flashed the …

[Short Story]”Things we do” ( Part 3)

"Overrated place !" Dhruv mumbled as he took a bite into the last piece of pork. Dhruv has always prioritized perfection and his independence in life. His disappointment with the place and the imperfectly cooked food was evident in his face. Perhaps these uncanny combination of seeking both excellence and freedom made him the confused …

[Short Story] Things we do (Part 2)

"What the hell Kabir! " I burst out in anger. "I thought you knew the way. It's been an hour since we are driving around this forested road. Do you really know the way to that pork place?"  I questioned. "Dude, it's near a tribal Bodo village. But it's  somewhere nearby for sure. I remember …

[Short Story] “Things we do” (Part 1)

After I moved to pursuing my career goals, rarely do I meet friends from my childhood. With time I have realized that get together with old friends is not merely a tryst of the right timings out of our busy lives, but the rendezvous of our varied life circumstances. It is a melting pot of …

[Poetry] Pain

There is a pain within, Don't know if I should sink in it, Or swim across it. This thought, this feeling, so unusual. This thought that muddles my peace. This pain, from a source of pleasance. This pain, that I hate; yet love its cause and reason.

[ Thoughts on Life #1 ] Compassion and Selflessness

The chaos of traffic and scorching summer heat went beyond my breaking point. With a blaze of anger I punched the seat infront of me. The sound was loud enough to turn all eyeballs in the bus towards me. I shyed away my face from the unwanted staring and looked at the traffic signal outside. …

[Poetry] Unforgettable

Your mild tender fragrance, was a reminder of your presence; in my life, in my mind. Your burst of deep belly laugh, was a hint, a presence of happiness. And when your laugh went breathless, you would hold for a moment and then spurt out a rainbow of laughter. Unforgettable.   Your honest zealous expressions, …

[ Blog Update ]

Hi everyone! It has been long since I have posted on the blog. Life has been swinging on the harder side. But I am glad to announce that I have planned a new series of posts in the upcoming days. I will be sharing a series on ethics and dilemmas of life. Where I will …