Must I let you go, because I think you could do better. And wonder when you’re gone, If I should’ve just been better? Advertisements

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The circle of life

When the moon wanes, I reach after it gleefully. When it blooms, I shy away, repulsed. And so it goes on, The circle of this life. An escapable illusion Harping on the monkey mind. I wonder if we aren’t all just ghosts in our wordly existence Flying around obliviously unhappy in circles of indestructible, undying […]

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Doorway to healing

How I’ve changed might not be apparent I limp. Mistakes are more permanent than I would allow myself to think. The things I carry with myself now are few, Guilt, fear and yet, a desperate dream to watch your eyes twinkle. I watch you struggling like a deer caught in the headlights Blinded by the […]

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If on a lonely night, the eagles come for me, down on the mountainsides, away from the seven seas, I’ll be sure to tell them my dreams, let them in, tell them my dreams, let them sing all the words that I never knew. I’ll tell them about the time I died from within, forgetting […]

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Suffering isn’t all that bad.

The poor suffer because of their poverty. The rich suffer because of their riches. The ones without a family suffer because of the lack of one. The ones with a family suffer because of them. The singles suffer without someone to call theirs. The ones with someone to call theirs, suffer because of them. The […]

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Life in the eyes of a rodent

Meet Squirrel no.1. I met him only last afternoon while lazing around on my terrace, pen in mouth, staring into nothing in particular and waiting for inspiration to hit. My paraphernalia lay abandoned as the tiny guy caught my eye and I decided to pursue him. Careful as to not scare him off, I stood […]

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Not so happy endings

She checked her phone for what seemed like the hundredth time in the last five minutes, desperately awaiting a text from him. She enabled the last seen option on her WhatsApp to check when he’d checked in last. 23d December, 2015 it read. And she quickly disabled the last seen option, lest he find out […]

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