[This was written for a descriptive writing contest.] Cars sped at sixty kilometers per hour, two-wheelers whizzed past; driven by people always in a hurry, cyclists rode by with huge baggage tied to their carrier with a rope of coir, dense trees in a shade of deep olive green passed by in blackish-green streaks, people […]

boulevard of broken things

How did these small, colourful spokes get inside? I give the thing a shake. The bluish, soapy liquid moves here and there, flowing over the glossed, vivacious spokes that kind of resembles those seaweeds and algae you find in oceans. I place the two big, spread out air bubbles on the surface of what seems […]

the thing with Sky

I have a thing for the sky. I have hundreds of photos of the sky on my phone, on the “family camera” (the camera that we use when we vacation, usually can be found slinging on dad’s neck) and on my laptop. Dictionaries define it as the space above the earth that you see when […]

Turtles All The Way Down

Warning: I’m bad when it comes to reviews. Okay, let us get this straight; I am kind of disappointed. John Green is a great author but after books like The Fault In Our Stars and Looking For Alaska, Turtles All The Way Down is a letdown. Nevertheless, the book is on par with Perks Of Being A […]

Quote Unquote

“You should date a girl who reads. Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes, who has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants to read, who has had a library card […]