जादू की झप्पी

नहीं हँसा पाता तुझे हर वक़्त, पर कोशिश में कमी नहीं रखता कभी नहीं समझ सकता तेरे हर दर्द को, पर लगते हैं अपने से मुझे वो सभी कुछ सोचता हूँ बोलूँ तुझे पर, शब्द कहीं गले में अटक से जाते हैं और एक मेरी ख़ामोशी है, जो हर बार किसी तरह तुझे भा जाती Continue reading जादू की झप्पी

An opinion – Lipstick Under My Burkha

“Did you buy it from the shop?” asked the husband angrily. “No no, Got it at the clinic.” Shireen lied earnestly. “Huh. I thought you have lost all shame. Madam had gone to buy vegetables but bought condom instead.” the husband mellowed. “How can I do something like that.” The husband, disgusted with the condom, Continue reading An opinion – Lipstick Under My Burkha

Are only the ones who don’t eat hungry?

A major throwback – I wrote this summary on Anita Desai’s Fasting, Feasting for a literature course in 3rd year of college and somehow stumbled upon it today while exploring my old Blogger profile. I couldn’t not share this. My first foray into real literature was through “The God of Small Things”. Till then I was Continue reading Are only the ones who don’t eat hungry?

My response to “Tell me something about yourself”

Twenty seven and half. That’s the number of times I have gone around the Sun; 26 billion kilometres is the distance I have travelled through space since I appeared on the planet. I have lived on both sides of the birth of internet, witnessed mobile phones evolve from 2kg screen-less devices to sleek handhelds more Continue reading My response to “Tell me something about yourself”