Day 25- Belgium

How to survive being an exchange student in 5 simple steps: Month 1 (Easy version) (i) Immerse yourself in the language. Notice how listening to things you don’t understand all day gives you a slight headache in your left temple and all of a sudden you’re aware of how numb your body feels. Regret your…

Day 23- Belgium

Things that my inner voice has said to me the past few days on train rides in a foreign country I now call home; (i) I wonder why there is no universal language if all the emotions we try to convey are more often than not the same with just different strings of alphabets joined…

Belgium- What school here is like

Since I have realized that it isn’t possible for me to be posting everyday, I have decided to keep updating you all as and when possible. Lets start with school shall we? The ride to school is my least favorite part of the day, Belgium isn’t all plains the way I assumed, instead it is…

#The Anonymous Letters Project

Bismillah ir rahman ir rahim, I connote these locutions in the cosmos hoping they end up on your door You gave me your love but you also taught me your beliefs. You’re so sure they’re true that you forced them upon me. Where is my cull? Where is my profigacy? Eighteen years I have spent…

#The Anonymous Letters Project

Dear Life, “For billions of years since the outset of time, every single one of your ancestors has survived. Every single person on your mom and dad’s side, successfully looked after and passed on to you life. What are the chances of that like?” – The Streets Do you remember our vows? How we omitted:…

To anyone facing life’s bullshit,

Fellow suffering human, I know you’re going through a hard time, and I’m more than aware that telling you it gets better with time won’t change the pain that the present bears. I realize it’s easier said than done but I ask of you to not let this world make you bitter, not let the…

Day one in Bangalore!

So yesterday was a really really long day! I went to taco bell and had some burritos, went to write near the swimming pool and to be honest I genuinely loved it. I went out to watch Cinderella with some people which was so much fun! It’s such an adorable movie although the guys that…

Random scribblings!

And just as I was staring out the window from my examination hall, I couldn’t help but notice how much the apartments beside my school reminded me of my aunt’s house back in Asiad Village. I have plenty of happy memories of that place, eating ice cream with my uncle, playing in the garden with…

Looking back to untouchable times…

Just as the rain provided to the yearning, arid soil,filling the empty spaces between them. The smoke of the cigarette she inhaled, filled the vacancy that lay inside her. Staring into the moonlit sky, she knew there would be no limits this night. A life on the road, it couldn’t get any better and neither…

Just another letter gone unread…

So here I am, writing to the one person who doesn’t care about my existence… You. Why you did what you did to me? I have a vague idea but I’ll never fully comprehend how your world changed so fast. I’m over that by now, or at least that’s what I keep telling myself all…