Poem – Unlived Life

The screaming quiet The chaos within The joyless smile The clock ticking The springless steps The tuneless song The purposeless morning The days are long The faithless prayer The lonely crowd The wandering eyes The nagging doubt The meaningless hello The heartless goodbye The unlived life The time to die. ~Anushree~

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Little Miracles

Ever had one of those days when even the things that are going right don't feel that way? When the humdrum of routine life becomes too much to bear? When the presence or absence of all material benefits or loved ones doesn't seem to matter? And then suddenly when you'd least expect, the tiniest of … Continue reading Little Miracles

Book Review – Bangkok 8 (John Burdett)

Bangkok 8 - the title clearly gives away the setting of the plot. But is the book as exciting as the city itself? Bangkok 8 is a mystic murder (snakes no less) mystery with its protagonist and narrator being an eastern police officer, Sonchai Jitpleecheep.¬†Even though he follows Buddhist principles, he's been brought up in … Continue reading Book Review – Bangkok 8 (John Burdett)

Magic In Mundane

I see my goals in the distance Taunting me to dare if I might I exasperate, as they seem farther Than where they were last night Everyday is a battle I try to win Preparing myself for what lies ahead Living through the mundane life Knowing tomorrow'd be the same as I get to bed … Continue reading Magic In Mundane

Book Review – The Secret History (Donna Tartt)

Whenever you pick up a critically acclaimed book, you're always sceptical whether it'd be yet another pretentious piece of work. Thankfully this wasn't! I for one get excited rather than be put off by a thick book and was glad to discover that the book didn't use it's run time to bore the daylights out … Continue reading Book Review – The Secret History (Donna Tartt)

100% Perfect Lovers

While reading yet another book by Haruki Murakami - The Elephant Vanishes, a collection of short stories; I stumbled onto a simple yet intriguing story that goes like this: Once upon a time, there lived a boy and a girl. The boy was eighteen and the girl sixteen. He was not unusually handsome, and she … Continue reading 100% Perfect Lovers

Ladies Line

The best thing to have happened to Delhi since Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar, Janpath and the likes is definitely the Metro. And the best thing to have happened to Delhi since the Metro is the much revered and envied Ladies compartment. For the uninitiated, the first compartment in the onward direction of every train is … Continue reading Ladies Line