Someone told me- depression is like the Dementor in Harry Potter Series It wipes out all your happy memories It sucks away your vigor for living But to me, depression was a cruel friend that took off all those swanky masks I bought from the world in return of all the worldly adjectives I earned It left my soul- naked, alone on a cold street, … Continue reading Poem on Depression: I’m okay
“O my beloved Radha, Why are you so far from me? Won’t you see my face for one last time? Now that my worldly duties summon me.” “O Krishna, the lotus-eyed boy I fell in love with, I know I can’t stop you from going. But how would you go without your flute? This flute is certainly dearer to you. This flute that has … Continue reading Who do you love more?
As a small kid, I yearned for an elder sister. I did have cousins who were in their late teens. But they lived in the village and we could afford to visit them only once a year- during the summer vacation. Summers in rural Odisha during the early ’90s when inverters were yet to become a thing was particularly difficult. But even the Sun God … Continue reading Smile