This is all I ever wanted to be, my first love, my passion! Writing makes me happy, it is my soul, it is me. But, I go through these spells of self-doubt and anguish, I am not good enough, my writing is not good. Nobody reads me. Nobody listens. I see all the amazing writers with their poems, stories and experiences and I think I … Continue reading Writer
Most of us have pierced ears. We love wearing pretty earrings. A lot can be decided based on a pair of earrings. Here in India, the ears are pierced at a very young age by an Acharya, who specializes in the art. Ear piercing has numerous health benefits according to Ayurveda. However, do you remember how and when you got your ears pierced? Maybe! I … Continue reading Holes for life!
I have asked this question several times over the last few years. There is this constant feeling that I do not have that “one” person who is going to feel the loss. I am nobody’s love of life. Nobody is going to miss me every day, the way I smiled, the way I smelt, the things I liked, nothing. I will just be a mist … Continue reading Who will cry when I die?
In this hashtag world, that we are living in, it is bracing to see a new hashtag every day. Well, this one isn’t all that new. It is an old concept. Women in the late 18th century and early 19th century revolted against wearing corsets. As beautiful as corsets looked, they were uncomfortable to say the least. It was a well-documented and well-articulated movement. The … Continue reading #freethenipple
“Once, in a village, there was a goat. No one knew where she was born. The birth of an ordinary life never leaves a trace, does it?”— Poonachi, Perumal Murugan. This is the first line in the book. A great introduction indeed! I am an ordinary person, have always been and will always be. So, this line established an immediate connection between me and the … Continue reading Poonachi!!!