At the Wedding

Two years ago, around the same time of the year, I had very enthusiastically written about my cousin’s upcoming wedding. A wedding I had been looking forward to attending after a long time of steering clear of all celebrations in the family. More correctly, at that point, I felt I had moved on from mourning …

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Rewriting my life story

In moments of great despair, battling depression, fighting streaming tears, I have often wondered what would it be like if I could rewrite my life story. It comes across as wishful thinking, another extension of the 'What ifs' that have a way of creeping in our system from cracks only to make us wallow in …

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Hello Autumn

Autumn isn't my favorite season, Yet I love it for a reason, I was born in this fiery bloom, That sparks the leaves with feisty plume. The air has the nip, The temperatures begin to dip, There's more to autumn than what meets the eye, I can hear its 'Let Go' cry. The fall of …

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The Midnight Binge

I have never been a night owl. Though the past 5 years have been different. Less cause of work and more cause of worry I have been up at the wee hours of the night woken up hardly minutes after I tucked myself in bed for a beauty sleep. Yes, it was a living nightmare. …

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In pursuit of the purpose of my life

I spent the first 16 years of my life oblivious to the fact that I needed to have a purpose to guide me where I ought to go in life. At 25 years, when I was married and settled in a foreign land, one fine evening, I sat gazing at the blazing sky analyzing the …

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