a blog containing fictions and poetry




  • Being Desi in a Foreign Country: Sweden

    Being Desi Foreign Country: Sweden

    “I am not hungry,” he said with a visible frown on his face. Tim was a Russian musician who was tired having traveled all the way from Bangkok to Stockholm... Read more

    Posted on 22 April 2017 DIARIES
  • Dress Up


    It’s funny how one’s life goes through highs and lowsBut we put some kohl and brush our brows.We someday realize we have no one but foes;So we sit back to... Read more

    Posted on 20 April 2017 DIARIES
  • Hope


    My favorite color is the shadeof your cheekswet with dropsfrom the salty sea of your eyeswhen you are guilty ofmaking an innocent mistakelike writing "writed"... Read more

    Posted on 19 April 2017 DIARIES
  • The Bedside Lamp

    How can this be loveIf every time you turn off the bedside lampMy soul shivers in fear that it isn’t you,That your dark shadow is a metaphor of my dark past,Tha... Read more

    Posted on 19 April 2017 DIARIES
  • Embracing Change

    (Article written for 2017 issue of The AECian, Assam Engineering College)When Professor Satyajit Bhuyan asked me to write an article for The AECian I had... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2017 DIARIES
  • Story of the Bitch… Face -_-

    Story Bitch… Face

    For those of you who haven’t met me in person, I must, before writing about the miseries of wearing a bitch face, write why I say I have a bitch face. Read more

    Posted on 20 March 2017 DIARIES
  • Writing Something New

    Writing Something

    Words engulf himThe way he gulps his scotchOne glass after another.He grabs his penAnd writes down his lovePages after pages.He passes a smile at meAt times whe... Read more

    Posted on 26 February 2017 DIARIES
  • Nostalgia

    I am often taken back to the old corridors of our previous house - the one that saw us grow old. Its windows would let the fresh air in that would blow over... Read more

    Posted on 15 February 2017 DIARIES
  • Dear Death

    Dear Death

    Come if you have to,Knock on my door and wait till it's unbolted,Throw a stone at my window;If it's really you, let me know.Come not like you did ten years... Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2017 DIARIES
  • Lost in Europe

    Lost Europe

    Five years back on this day I wrote my first ever blogpost. So, despite the fact that I haven’t written much after I returned to India from my Euro Trip, I... Read more

    Posted on 31 December 2016 DIARIES
  • Habits


    I let you go like some old habits of mine- Checking your Facebook profile every minute I touch my phone, Reading our old messages for signs that would tell you... Read more

    Posted on 28 November 2016 DIARIES
  • Perks of Being a Crybaby – Paris to Port Bou

    I always thought it was to my disadvantage that I can never hold back my tears when I need to. I have cried in places I swear I wouldn’t. Read more

    Posted on 08 November 2016 DIARIES
  • A Traveler's Saga

    Traveler's Saga

    Photo taken at Plitvice National Park, Croatia by Vibhor DhoteOh! What are these days I have found myself in!The bagpacks I carry no longer feel that... Read more

    Posted on 04 November 2016 DIARIES
  • Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: Movie Review

    Mushkil: Movie Review

    I needed to write something, as I always do, and I believe the best way of writing is when you’re on a train. Right now I am enroute Krakow from Wroclaw,... Read more

    Posted on 01 November 2016 DIARIES
  • The Thankful Post

    Remember how I promised to myself and my readers that I’d blog about nice strangers/people I meet or incidences I can be thankful for, and I totally broke my... Read more

    Posted on 31 October 2016 DIARIES
  • A Stranger’s Invite And The Transvestite: Night-Out At Nice, France

    I am at Budapest now, in a safe and comfortable hostel, as I narrate my story of a few days back. Strange is this age when we think we are capable of... Read more

    Posted on 25 October 2016 DIARIES
  • No More Poems

    I promised him, I won't write a poem again...It's been more than a month nowYet I have written a million on my heartA million on my mind, my soul, in between... Read more

    Posted on 13 October 2016 DIARIES
  • Day 30: Embracing the Broken – Stuttgart to Paris

    It’s been days now since I wrote my last blog – not out of the lack of thinking-time but because sometimes I don’t find a charging spot in a train (my laptop... Read more

    Posted on 01 October 2016 DIARIES
  • Week 1 At Aarhus – A Few Mistakes and Chasing “Goons” Away

    I have always been a loner; I have embraced living alone, visiting places on my own, eating to my heart’s content alone. However, when I reached my flat at... Read more

    Posted on 11 September 2016 DIARIES
  • Day 2 and 3: 30,000 Steps in the Search for the Unknown

    Sometimes it’s great to wake up in the morning and be ignorant about the proceedings of the day. You sit and enjoy your cup of tea while someone else plans the... Read more

    Posted on 05 September 2016 DIARIES