A Love Like… Food

I want a love A lot like food. Not just any food, But my favourite kind. Not any more, Not any less, Just right, According to my senses. The kind which Even when not in form, Still is heartwarming, Still means home. No day can wreak Enough havoc That this food Can't overcome. Whose thought [...]

Why Difficult for Some of Us?

Why, oh whyIs itSo damn difficultFor just 'some of us'To find love?Almost everyone we know,Almost everyone who isn'tEven half a good person as us,Almost before they know itHave found love?Is there somethingIntrinsically wrong with us?Are we asking too muchIf we won't settle with lessThan the love and respect we give?Are we fools to believeIn genuinenessIn [...]

I’m Grateful

I'm gratefulFor every heartbreak I suffered,For every text that went ignored,For every call that went unpicked.Because had that not been,It would never have brought me to you.I'm gratefulFor every stroke of bad luck,For every rainy day suffered,For every obstacle encountered.Because had that not been,It would never have brought me to you.I'm gratefulFor every opportunity missed,For [...]

Welcoming the First Rain

4.30 PM: The weather started changing.5 PM: The winds started picking up pace.But the black clouds held back themselves.5.40 PM: We stepped out and they poured down."Do you mind taking the longer route today?" asked Shreya."Not at all!" replied I.So we slowly walked in the rain, with our umbrellas.It was the first rain of the [...]

Coward! Coward!

Coward! Coward!Get outOf your shell.Better, throw awayThat stupid shell.Coward! Coward!Stop thinkingWay too much.You know it's nothing moreThan another excuse.Coward! Coward!You're okayThe way you are.So why be shyOr try to change?Coward! Coward!Don't let them decideFor yourself.You've been gifted withA brain of your own.Coward! Coward!Don't let me call youThis name again.So show me finallyWho you really are!