Angur – Anger

Somedays, I feel this deep urge to leave this city. I do not want to go that far too. I cannot imagine myself living in Normandy or Nairobi. I think somewhere in between should do - perhaps Muscat or Phnom Penh. Maybe even Chengdu or Varanasi. What will I do in my to-be-home city? I … Continue reading Angur – Anger


Lips have been objects of fascination for a myriad of poets, painters, and lovers. Poets have described lips using metaphors and similes. Their poetic accounts compare and analogize lips as being linked with rose petals, pomegranates, and beetroots. Why beetroots? Stop kink-shaming. Painters have depicted lips within a variety of their artistic tradition. Modern, abstract, … Continue reading Lips

supercalifragilisticexpialidocious toxic positivity

When I saw the word, I did not feel supercalifragilisticexpialidocious at all. It immediately shifted me into a pensive state and therefore I started wondering - do big words and phrases even matter? Sometimes they do. For example - toxic positivity. The phrase seems like an oxymoron for a person not familiar with the concept. … Continue reading supercalifragilisticexpialidocious toxic positivity