‘Night’ – My first attempt at poetry

Wind blowing through the night Dark, gloomy yet it felt right. The wooden window open wide A lost soul sitting beside. She gazed far into the starless sky And the grass admist which fireflies fly. Her heart so empty and cold That nothing but the night could mould. Her eyes wandered here and there Remembering... Continue Reading →

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What if it’s all a lie?

What if we take birth and we die, whatever lies between these two points is just a dream? What if what we call life is actually our brain forming billions of images which are put together to form a lifelong virtuality? What if the people we meet, the friends we have, don't actually exist? What... Continue Reading →

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The Library Guy (A short story)

3rd June, 2017. Ananya, a benign, tall, shy girl living in her wondrous teenhood, would never ever forget this date. A brand new library called “The Readers’ Castle” was opened on that day in her neighborhood! It was absolutely a dream-come-true thing for her. A library having a number of huge wooden bookshelves having innumerable... Continue Reading →

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I Want To…

I want to dive deep into the ocean, making my fragile body get a cold rush through its spine for I want to be nothing but a live floating piece of body in a world made of just water. I want to take in the queer beauty of wild, uncanny sea horses and jelly fish... Continue Reading →

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A Nightmare

What if we could live our perpetual life under the luminous stars, slow dancing while the pale moonlight caresses our cold cheeks? What if the only thing that disturbed us was the sudden cool wind freeing our hair from its shackles? What if you didn't have the meetings to attend and I, the documents to... Continue Reading →

A Letter to My Own Self.

Dear Achu, *In Joey’s voice* How you doin’? Hey, I know what your response would be! Your same old cliched dialogue “I’m grand. How are you doing?” (Duh, I know you copied that from Augustus Waters! ) Anyway, now that I could, in fact, write you a letter, here are some of the things you should know. 1. Don’t hate... Continue Reading →

Sherlock replaces Siri for a day


Hey Siri,

  • Make dinner reservations for two at Gourmet Italia at 09:00 pm?
  • Date night? Wait! Is it that hazel eyed girl again? She has been secretly thinking about her ex judging by the time she took to reply to your texts the 5 times you mentioned about him the previous night. She is having second thoughts and is clearly not into you. Better break it off before the dates get expensive.
  • How many calories are there in rice?
    • Google it yourself. Come to me if you come across a nice murder or a couple of beheadings.
  • What is 25% tip on $180?
    • Did they not have schools at the place where you came from?
  • Which movie should I go out to watch?
    • Sherlock Holmes 🙂
  • What is the latest cricket score?
    • Don’t disturb me when I’m in my mind palace.
  • Call my mom?
    • Why? So that you could tell…

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Is It Just Me?

There are so many instances in my life that can be framed into an “Is-it-just-me-or…?” question. “Is it just me or does changing your spectacles feel like changing your whole damn identity?”  “Is it just me or does everybody want to escape the reality?”  “Is it just me or do people actually get too attached... Continue Reading →

Be Kind

Hey amigos! Yeah, I know it's been days that I have posted something here. And I don't have any reasons. But anyway I'm writing this today because there's something utterly important you need to know now. So please don't leave before reading this whole blog post. Disclaimer: This is not dedicated to any particular person.... Continue Reading →

Why I Read Only Fiction?

You ask me why I read fiction? Well, reality is inevitable. You've got to live it no matter what. But when I pick up a random fictional book from the wooden bookshelves and plunge into its treasury world while fantasizing every single word in it, I can actually escape the mundane reality (which is practically... Continue Reading →

Signed copy of Transit Lounge!!

Few weeks ago, a Facebook page called 'The Bookoholics' arranged a writing contest where the participants had to describe how they will celebrate their new year if time and money were not a constraint. And well, I participated and wrote about, of course, London. And guess what? I won! (Out of the total 5 winners,... Continue Reading →

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