I am selfish

I am selfish I am selfish when I wish for plans to be cancelled so I can have a day to myself. I am selfish in wanting to do things alone, things that my friends like to do with me, but I am selfish and want to do it by myself. I am selfish for [...]

Stranger

Hey Stranger I have all these people around me. These people who love me but I can never find myself to talk as openly as I would like. There is always a wall that will stand between them and me. I build this wall and refuse to climb over it or let anyone break it [...]

IKEA

Going to IKEA felt oddly at home. It was surprisng on how a furniture retail company sparks such sheer amounts of happiness! It was always the best outing with family and friends. When a member of the family suggests going to IKEA, damn oh damn! Our weekends are made! It is like Christmas! One can [...]

Sad

16th November 2019 I try to wake up out of the bed, but I can't. My mind does not work today and it has just taken on the role of making me feel miserable about every aspect of myself. I am sad and I just want to be in my bed all day. I want [...]

Being Cozy

I woke up to a good day! The skies were clear but now it's a bit dark out. It's moody, grey and comfortable; my cup of chai! Started of the day talking to my mom, dad and grandparents. I had fun! They told me I glowed which made me happy. It was just one of [...]

Thank You

Rather than fixating on things that are wrong with this world, with me or around me, I wanted to remember the things that make me thankful for the life I have.  I wanted to remind myself there are many things to thank for, but I don't do it enough.  My Thank You To Everyone Thank [...]

How long?

I go to sleep with tears rolling down my face making its way to seep into the pillows I have drenched myself into a beautiful melancholy of sad music. As each tone begins to play, I start to associate different moments of sadness to it. I want to go back home  A home filled with [...]

My parents teach me…

Thank you mom and dad for teaching me the real and unfiltered version of parenthood, a marriage and a relationship. Many of us learn differerent things from our parents and I have decided to take it upon myself to learn everything I can, the do's and the don'ts. You learn a lot from your parents, [...]

Seeds of hope

Stage 1 Seeds of hope are sowed carefully onto you knowingly or unknowingly by a sower. That sower can be your mom, dad, your friend, your enemy, a stranger, God, the universe or even you. Hope for love, hope for money, hope for happiness, hope for more; different seeds like these are sown. When sown, [...]

Going back “home”

This was written in Dubai a while back and I forgot to post it but I am doing it now... Upright on the hotel bed I sit with my laptop trying to create sense of what I want to write while my lower body is snuggled up in a big white comfy duvet. I am [...]