Alice in Wonderland

The son of a cook at the kingdom of the Duke, The son of a cook at the kingdom of the Duke, That is what she wanted – even in fantasy she settled for reality         Advertisements

Questions that trouble me

What is morally right and wrong? Who are they who draw a line of acceptance on one side and abhorrence on another? Have ethics and society really helped bring an estranged couple back together? Or  helped keep temptations away? Is infidelity abominable only when it takes a form? Are thoughts on infidelity and attraction socially…

Celebrations and Shadows

Following a pattern Joining a cult Celebrating a festival for joy Waiting for the invite to be happy Pretending to live a reality Being part of the noise Putting on a fake smile Brightening the heart of my creators Leaving all these engagements to rest  In absence I find solace In seclusion, my ingenuity In loneliness, my…

How would you respond?

Let’s say someone shows interest in you today. You feel good about the attention but do not like the person back. If you have ever been in such a situation, how did you react or gesture at that person?

Society and Stigma

Me: Here are our applications for visa. Agent: (A twenty something looking guy) “Is this you?” (Looking at my picture on the form). Me: “No this is my sister’s form.” (I pointed at my form and told him that was my picture. We resemble, but do still look different. I didn’t point that out). Agent:…

The One…

One love I never doubt One innocence I can vouch for One loyalty that never betrays One act that is always selfless One person oh so so sweet I love the one – that one is me

Becoming my own friend

Our vulnerabilities cannot be felt or understood by anyone except us. The day we understand this, we would stop hoping that people would understand how we feel about certain things and life in general. I agree that it would be wonderful if someone can just look at us and know what we are feeling and…

Depression – Causes and Cure

Knowing that depression is a phase and its not possible to always be happy puts things in perspective. Also knowing that only you can bring yourself out of depression helps. There are two causes of depression based on my own understanding of my psychology – one caused by insecurity, expectations, and fear of what might…

A lunch conversation with married people

What do you do when you have lived one third of your life hoping life will pan out for you the way it often does for others? I often get criticized for not fighting for what I ‘should’ want in life and spending my time devoting to work that some say do not reap any…

What would love be like?

If there is no responsibility, no pressure, no expectations Only love – what would it be like to love?

I just feel this way

The longing for love and affection Has brought me to a crossroad Where every sight and smile seems adorable Every sound gives me endless hope Every sweet expression is treasured and cheered While I know they don’t feel the same way I feel about them While I know my innocence is seen as desperation and…