Love story via Facebook
Love

Facebook and A Love Story

A love story assisted with today’s technology- Facebook is a perfect example of why social media is not so bad, after all. A friend request seemed fascinating that day. She couldn’t recognize the person in the display picture but her pupils dilated at the very sight of the cover photo- kept staring at it, trying to unriddle what it meant.…

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falling stars
Philosophy

Wishing Upon Falling Stars

When I was little, I used to wish on stars (luckily once on a falling star) that I wanted to become like one of those humans discovering they are bestowed with magical powers and they could change the map if they wanted, as they showed on TV. Or, meet a guardian angel (literally) who’d help me win a competition and…

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LOVE AND DREAMS
Love

A Dream That Came True

So often we have a dream so good we wish it were true. Some of us are lucky and for some, dreams just remain that. But, how cool would it be if it did? She used to see this guy every day. Right across the corridor. Hanging with his friends. Grinning and giggling. Sometimes, laughing really loud. His dimples were…

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Hunger and poverty
Poverty

The Unsatiated Hunger and a Hungry Soul

The rainwater poured on him as he tried to pick up left-over food and unused materials from the garbage dump. He held a black polythene bag over his shoulder and scoured for anything that seemed of a little importance to others. He was drenched and water tripped from his torn, ragged clothes and wore a mucky banyan. His bare shoulder…

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Fathers: An Understatred Lover
Family, Love

Fathers: The Saga of an Understated Love

Since time immemorial, we have always patronized the mother’s love so much that the fathers seem to be lurking in the shadows. Odes for the mother’s love, movies depicting the beauty and sacrifices of the mother’s love and everything that you can possibly use to crown a prize. And, they totally deserve it. In fact, I have a special bond…

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