November 14, 2016

Getting lovey dovey again!

I am thirty six and in love. This love is different from any kind of love I have felt in my last over three and a half decades. There is a spring in my step. A twirl in my walk. A helpless, almost beatific smile on my face. Not always though, but a lot more often than ever before. At times I am so mad in love that I am happy to completely lose myself in it. The world suddenly seems painted with flowers of spring, red leaves of autumn, blue skies of summer and snow-capped mountains of winter. Being […]
August 11, 2016

What falls in love?

A little while back I took an interest in spirituality. And by that I don’t mean I started growing a beard, but just that I started reading some books on it. I tried taking to meditation, signing up for the latest buzzword for it – mindfulness. But I couldn’t even stay committed to the eight weeks of the course that it offered. Even when it was an online course that I could do in the comfort of my bedroom. And perhaps that was the problem, that the bed in the room with its cozy crimson colored pillows, was a bit […]
June 16, 2016

Time to come home

I am so many There is the me that I was born with A rendition of existence’s perfection That was, and didn’t want to become. My quintessential self. Soon enough it gave birth to Many more of it. The self that was never good enough, However hard it tried. The self that squeezed its heart inside, At the pettiest of things. And the self that berated it for doing such. The self that grew like a bamboo when left unchecked And built equally big castle walls on its outside That self that was all it could see Which when shattered, […]