Her

The first time I saw her in the mirror, I was terrified. It’s the stuff of nightmares; seeing a big black shadow hovering above you. I was afraid of her, but her eyes were kind and were just like mine. There was a nip in the air around her, which meant the chill followed me […]

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The Mountains Are Calling

“I’ve never felt so alone in my life”, she kept muttering to herself the night she was to leave for her solo trip. She laughed at the timing of her solo trip. Here she was desperate to be held and to be loved, and the next thing she was going to do was hop on […]

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Drink It Up

“There are two types of drinkers; those who drank to enhance their personalities and those who sought to take something away.” – Haruki Murakami Warning: This is not the regular two men in a bar kind of story you’d expect. It is not funny. So, proceed with caution. The other day I was at a […]

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That Kind of A Woman

For the longest time, I’ve wondered what kind of a woman am I. As we grow older and meet more people in our life, we also hear about different versions of ourselves. Friends, exes, people we once called friends, family, broken ties, colleagues etc., each one presents to us a version of ourselves. And at […]

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Uninspired

Sometimes the toughest thing to do is carry on. You don’t need to have the weight of the world on your shoulders to feel this way. It can just be that your legs refuse to take a step. It’s the worst feeling knowing that there is nothing stopping you from moving forward, yet you can’t […]

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Forget It

Ever heard what the society is telling you? What the world is slowly whispering into your ears when you sleep? Forget it. The media that shows you the truth but is selling the lie? Forget it. The countries that are at war but talk about peace? Forget it. The children that die every day but […]

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The Anxious Ones

To Whomsoever It May Concern, Hi there! How are you doing today? Wait, don’t answer that. I should know better than to ask that question. First let me introduce myself. I’m a 26-year-old girl, who has recently quit her job and has just returned from an exciting trip abroad. I have few great friends, a […]

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