a blog containing fictions and poetry




  • Tea-stains on My T-shirt

    Tea-stains T-shirt

    Image Source: HuffpostI wouldn’t think of it much If the tea I so love to drinkWouldn’t have found a genius wayTo trickle down my white t-shirtLeaving a stubbor... Read more

    Posted on 21 October 2018 DIARIES
  • In the Pitstop of the Race...

    I cannot stress on the fact enough that life has changed after working. Well, it should because what good is stagnancy anyway. After a year of working, I find... Read more

    Posted on 11 September 2018 DIARIES
  • Weight of a Word

    Weight Word

    Your thoughts, your feelings,The emotions you’re perceiving-What are they, if not fragments of beauty?Epitome of beauty be that mind of yours,That heart that... Read more

    Posted on 19 August 2018 DIARIES
  • The Woman in the Room

    Woman Room

    It’s been more than a year now since I have joined my first organization after MBA. However, the days have gone by pretty swiftly especially during the... Read more

    Posted on 18 August 2018 DIARIES
  • Embracing the Late Twenties

    I have been wanting to pen a turning-something post ever since I turned 21. However, at 21, it was too early to write about the “profound wisdom” I had gained... Read more

    Posted on 10 May 2018 DIARIES
  • Atrocity in a Smart-City - Bhubaneswar

    Atrocity Smart-City Bhubaneswar

    Related Post - Atrocity in a Metro City - Hyderabad I haven’t had a decent cup of tea in a long time – the kind that refreshes you within seconds. Read more

    Posted on 15 April 2018 DIARIES
  • When I Stopped Writing

    People I usually meet in person first, often come back to me with this statement later – Oh, I didn’t know you write. Some acquaintances have often declared tha... Read more

    Posted on 08 April 2018 DIARIES
  • Creating a Bestseller in Poetry

    Creating Bestseller Poetry

    Last month, something amazing happened. Just when I had given up all hopes of leaving my mark in the writing world, a good friend of mine and fellow blogger,... Read more

    Posted on 13 December 2017 DIARIES
  • Featured: Cover Reveal - Carthick's Unfairy Tales

    Featured: Cover Reveal Carthick's Unfairy Tales

    CARTHICK'S UNFAIRY TALESBYCarthickBlurbA damsel in distress. An evil dragon. A concerned father seeking a savior to rescue his daughter. A hero galloping off... Read more

    Posted on 13 December 2017 DIARIES
  • The Self-Help Book

    Self-Help Book

    He slicks his dark black hair back with his fingers. Outside, it was broad daylight, offering his dark brown eyes a view of the western part of the city. Read more

    Posted on 22 October 2017 DIARIES
  • Rest in Peace, Old Friend

    Dedicated to Partha Deka, a friend I had known since I was a child, a friend fate had brought to me back this year, only to be taken away again Remnants of a... Read more

    Posted on 19 October 2017 DIARIES
  • The Boy in the Train

    "You'll always be late for the previous train, and always on time for the next.” ― Piet HeinI rejoice whenever I get a window seat on Indian trains whenever it’... Read more

    Posted on 14 October 2017 DIARIES
  • Writing Like No One's Reading

    Write like no one’s reading. The thought came to me on a train journey I hadn’t expected much from. It was always about taking a nap and snoring the distance... Read more

    Posted on 10 October 2017 DIARIES
  • The Pee Journey

    If you’re someone who has traveled long distances holding the urge to pee and hence, doubtful of drinking another gulp of water, you’ll probably understand... Read more

    Posted on 23 July 2017 DIARIES
  • The Binary Life

    Binary Life

    My car moved when I typed 1It stopped at each 0I type 1 and the lights were on,At every 0, it was dark again...I look away from the perfect screenThrough a glas... Read more

    Posted on 13 July 2017 DIARIES
  • Dark Nights of Plitvice: Croatia, Europe

    Dark Nights Plitvice: Croatia, Europe

    My stories of sheer stupidity needs documenting. This one needs to be a blog post for when my memory wouldn’t remind me of the glorious night that kept from an... Read more

    Posted on 22 May 2017 DIARIES
  • 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