//Closure

Once again, I crave an audience with my gone self.Once again, I reckon.For closure is just a word, spit on my streets by fugitives of the heart.Brimming with charm, and squalid souls.Once again, I’ll return to bed.Like a fallen soldier in the battlefield, but all he has the world to show is a bruised ego…

// The Lone Streetlight

//The lone streetlight The lone streetlightstands tall and mightyA pallbearer of the dark world that lies beneath. It was winter,A father sat beneath the streetlightHis son curled up in his arms, like a dry leaf ready to crumble.He didn’t need food as usual;Hope was the child’s dinner, as was guilt and shame for the father….

The Man who knew Infinity (Movie review)

The man who knew infinity is a biographical drama film based on the life of the great Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan. The movie is an adaptation of a book written by Robert Kanigel. Set at the advent of the 20th century, when India was under the subjugative British epoch, the movie captures Ramanujan’s love and…

Writer’s Block and ways to tackle it

Here I am, staring into this endless abyssMusic in my ears, and caffeine in my bloodstream.Yet again, the land of my thoughts is barren.My mind, which is usually a patron of succulent imagination, now boils with rage at this creativity shutdown. This situation is experienced by every writer once in their lives and is lucidly…

//Moon

For each sun, there is a moon.Which is passive yet illuminating.It will maintain its eerie presence, for the sun gives it energy and its soul lies therein.Perhaps , the only retribution it has is that the sins of the sun will be inflicted upon it.The nights cannot be powerful without the moon.The magnificent beauty it…

//Library (a short story)

(This is a short story of 150 words that I wrote on the theme “If you could change one thing before the Covid-19 pandemic”) Her perturbation increased as she leafed through theanecdotes of Anne Frank.It had been a few weeks since this started, all when she sawthat someone had praised her doodling at the cover…

The Da Vinci Code (book review)

(This is a sample review of a fantastic fiction thriller written by me ) ‘The Da Vinci Code’ is a mystery fiction thriller written by Dan Brown in 2003. The novel has received worldwide acclamation and is no less than a masterpiece. The theme of the novel is a conquest for the protagonists; Robert Langdon,…

//Scent (a microstory)

Did u shampoo today? He asked.Why? She smirked.Your hair smells so beautiful today…Uh Huh, she said Hairfall is a bitch though.. 40 years later..He gave his wife a locket.It contained a strand of hair, alongside a short note. The note said, It still smells beautiful…!!!

//Energy

We all live,For these five seconds of energy.It drives usIt gives the much awaited kick our soul needed.It is a nitrous boost to our senses, an adrenaline to our fake image.It lasts in gut wrenching moments.It comes in waves, sweeps you off your feet, makes your breath go haywire.Its the breath of ecstasy when you…