You Do The Math

Two stations D and L are 530km apart, on an almost straight line. A train 270m long, leaves D towards L, at 6:00am at about 40 km/hr. An hour later, …

Daydream

I’m standing in a cozy cobblestone alleyway in a sleepy village just outside of Rome, my back against a cool stone wall, painted a bright but dusty yellow. A breeze …

McGonagall Summons

Lumos.   In August 2003, five years after the Battle, the rain came down in torrents so fierce that they seemed to hang perpetually like a curtain over the castle …

Escape

I sit in a corner of my new one-room world, with only Scratchy dull grey walls, and barred windows I’m an imprisoned soul in an imprisoned body. Looking out the …

The Question

The trees were draped in ecstatic fire, The air dense with the heartbeats of drums: They were married in the middle of spring. “Complete, finally,” her mother had said. Dream …

Din Hai Suhana!

Din hai suhana, aaj pehli taareekh hai! :) I absolutely love this line, and not just because it’s part of my favourite Cadbury commercial, or because it comes from a …

Capture

Her lens captured me Before she did. She saw something in me; I saw something in her.

Elephants

sometimes i wonder why elephants are grey. maybe because they never forget.

Dirty City

They came to her with a Million wishes; Some she granted, Some she didn’t. The spurned stayed on — Greying ghosts of a former Exuberance. They took their toll on …

Flying Kites

One day we went out to Fly kites Just outside the village To the cliff that overlooked the river Sheltered by the infinite blue Cloudless sky And the lazy, late-afternoon …