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FANTASY

May 12th, A freaky morning With sunken eyes, in the wee hours Awaken for the umpteenth time to pass water Grasps the mobile phone with incessant notifications popping up Its light obstructs my view I switch over to a dark mode I remember the name, odd, bleakMy heart skips a beat On my screen, the […]

DIARY OF A TYPICAL BOY

The longest piece you might read today WHO YOU CALL BOY On days like this, I conclude a boy’s face is an emoji. A million shades but is permitted to use a specific one. All he has left are fragments. ¬†WHAT HE LOOKS LIKE The pressure is much. You can see it through his pale […]

I WAS HERE

On noons like this – scorching I’m a Venn diagram The subject matter trapped in your stubby fingers Stuck on the tip of your blunt pencil A mere drawing Moving around in circles You erase every arc that makes me whole Sadly, I don’t understand simple arithmetics So, I lie helplessly in a sheet of […]

UP NEPA

I remember vividly the first wordsI ever uttered as a kidUp Nepa! The only words that broke the silenceIn my lonely streetDangling on dusty rooftopsOf resurrected slumbersAnd blinking bulbs Up Nepa!The only song that hung on my lipsAnd stuck to my ribsA sonorous lullaby Of muffled applausesSlowly fading awayOf rumpled ball gownsBegging to be pressed […]

DEAR MICHELLE

Like freckles, I am the spot on every surface Indelible. Dear Michelle You mean a lot to me

DEAR YOUNGER SELF

If I could write a letter to my younger self It would be that of grit, ardor, intense passion for knowledge and everything in-between Dear MichelleBurn! You are phenomenal I love how you amaze me