Promise

I made a promise to myself sitting at the edge of this rocky path which led to the ocean and I failed. My life for the past 3 years has been mostly about work. I have dedicated myself to it because it gives me a reason to live, I learn and working makes me feel… Continue reading Promise

Bounce back

There is a pit, a very deep and dark pit. You are falling into it and no one knows what's at the bottom or even if there is a bottom or an end to it. Anyway, let us for now assume there is a bottom. You will now ask me what is it? Is it… Continue reading Bounce back

Hope Umeed

Umeed mere doston kuch aisi hai ki jaise raat ke andhere mai ek badi deewar aur usme ek khidki. Main aur shayad aap bebas us deewar ke saamne khade hai. Na main aapko jaanta hun na aap mujhe jaante hai toh aakhir yeh majra kya hai? Ab raat ke andhere mai deewar ke saamne khade… Continue reading Hope Umeed

For everyone

Explanation in English is below Ek din? Do din? Chaar din? Phir kya hai bhool jaana hai. Hamari Ammi ek kahawat aksar kaha karti hai: Aaj maro kal doosra din Yeh sunne ko jab milta jab kisi ka inteqaal hojata. Log janaze main aate, murde ko dafan karte, khana khate aur chale jaate. Agla din… Continue reading For everyone

Yawn and work

Garmi ki woh bhari dophar thi aur adha daftar neend mai jhuum raha tha. Wednesday ka din matlab Monday abhi gaya tha aur Friday mai kuch waqt tha. Hath phelate hue usne angdai (yawned) li aur jaakar table par baith gaya...phone uthaya aur number laga kar bola, 'Can I talk to Mr. Rahul please?'  … Continue reading Yawn and work

Lean back

You are sitting on the chair in your office questioning your existence and choices you've made. Little decisions that shape up your life and you realize that while trying to make things perfect you are only getting far from it. Anyway, that's not what I intend to write today. See this is not me telling… Continue reading Lean back

Raat ke andhere mai

Is raat ke Andhere main Aao tum kabhi Chand ki roshni Ke neeche Saath baithkar Baat karenge Chai ke piyale Ki tarah sab Bikher denge Woh chupe raaz Aur saare darr Is raat ke Andhere main Aao tum kabhi  

Life? Railway tracks?

Well, today I want to pick out the finest threads from this thing called life and arrange them in a manner that would make sense for me. You see how they arrange the railway tracks? Always proper and at calculated distances, because if they failed to do so then you know it would wreck havoc.… Continue reading Life? Railway tracks?

Cat Among The Pigeons

You randomly decide to catch up with a friend at a bookstore which has a cafe that is known for chai. Well, no suspense there it is called Cha Bar and the bookstore goes by the name 'Oxford Bookstore'. This is in Connaught Place of New Delhi, India. So, I was in the metro today… Continue reading Cat Among The Pigeons

Discarded flowers

What happens to the discarded flowers? They will never go into that bouquet that the bride receives or to that patient who is going to get discharged soon from the hospital. I saw a bunch of them lying on the ground behind the counter. Some of them were crumpled and some were broken. That made… Continue reading Discarded flowers