Reading Experience#3

The Color purple-by Alice Walker The Author beautifully and poignantly experiments with the rudiments of English language, leaving the reader in awe, who all keep reading it in the spirit of authenticity that the book creates in the reader’s mind. There was something unusual about the book, especially the narration.The reading and the characters felt…

Comfortable Silences

It was just another day in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. We were sitting in the far corner of a well-lit colonial cafe against the backdrop of a setting sun, facing each other, but looking inwards. This is the time we choose to introspect, because we can truly be ourselves. I got free at 6:00 and…

I had a dream…

I had a dream, which was quixotic in all it’s aspects. It was the manifestation of my subconscious, as if holding onto my unfulfilled desires and through the keyhole of my imagination, projecting on my conscious grey matter. It was a bliss until my eyes fixated on something grisly which wasn’t supposed to be there,…

Why do I feel sad ?

Do I feel sad for the days, I haven’t lived enough. Or do I feel sad for the moments, I haven’t cherished thoroughly. I do talk, nowadays. But, now my talks lack content and nectar, they are bereft of the essence of life. I’m retrieving myself into a coccoon, which is made up of the…

To this date.

I don’t know where to begin, even when things have come to an end. I keep asking myself, was I waiting for this doomsday to come ? My soul reverberated, but you did know the end in the beginning itself. Look at you, shredded into pieces, looking like a mess, hitting the adulthood with no…

It’s surreal for real-1

Love…. How do you define such a delicate and pure feeling ? Is this just an emotion or it’s a feeling that takes over conscience and manipulates you to do or behave, which you otherwise wouldn’t have done ever. I’m at Crossroads, unable to decipher the inexplicable threads of love which entangles among themselves, so…

An abstract analogy !

Realism in the practical world is a notion, which has blurred our consciousness and psyche in myriad ways . We strive for truth, but find it aversive, the moment we find it. Realism is a thorny rose, which tries to abrade the skin of fantasy, once you caress it with utmost excitement and hope. It’s…

The fear of Oblivion Entrenched in..

We call ourselves unique and live in a delusional bubble of self-pity and misery , partly unaware of the fact that there are millions like us on the same lines. Let’s rewind to past , back in my childhood , I started experiencing some subjective feeling of pain / needle prick sensations , bouts of…

Am I being man enough ?

Masculinity, toughness, resilience, rough look, hunk, dark ,tall,straight orientation, appropriate beard, your gait,curse words, josh a.k.a anger and a lot more to add to this list .It is not a exhaustive list. What have you figured out so far from the list mentioned above ? Do they all point to a common thing ?Yes, they…