Renaissance

“When do we do it?”, asked Abhi “Yesterday”, said Paul “8 pm then” Abhi looked over his shoulder as he…

Afghanistan

I had a minor epiphany today, after examining how we all reacted to the news of the Taliban’s takeover of…

Nattil Evideya

A dull evening, with worries dipped in whiskey and clouds shrouded in rain, I rummaged in my cupboard for a…

Simile

Siddharth stared at the blank page, the usual existential crisis brewing in his mind. He pressed a key, then hit…

Alive

I sat next to the hospital bed with my head bowed and watched my friend breathe. The once mighty chest…

Words worth

A picture is worth a thousand words Said an ad-man counting money We forgot why Coz he didn’t say it…

Why do we put silence on a pedestal?

You are allowed to have opinions. You’re just not supposed to let anyone know what they are until you are above a certain age, or you get rich or famous. The rules are kind of like the ones governing underwear use. It’s OK to wear them as long as you don’t let anyone else see them. Unless you wear khaki shorts, in which case you exhibit it in public events and get called a patriot.

On my watch

You thanked your Gods when I saved you, and raged at me when they failed you.