16.02.2020

Each year, I write a short post in your honour (except last year) and this year shouldn't be any different. We have come a long way, you and I. Our mutual crushing has stood the test of time. I feel like as the years go by, we grow close, then drift apart, and somehow, draw…

We were in love

We were in love. Not the love they sing or write sonnets about which last for centuries. Not the peaceful, picturesque kind either. We were in love. Practical, logical and totally weird. We were utterly vulnerable yet built these make-believe walls to coddle our egos. We fought, then made up. We prayed. We sinned. We…

Deadbeat

It's been a year and half since I lost my father. Not literally anyway. But people don't need to know that.People ask questions. And sometimes, most times, they are not ready for the answers. Even if they were, I am not. Not yet anyway. They don't need to know that. There were no goodbyes. I…

Broken pieces and a contrite heart

There’s a moment in each person’s life when you let someone down – the last person in the world you want to let down. That one person. If you haven’t already let them down, I truly hope you never do. It is one of the most heart-breaking experiences in life. I would know... I just…

Happy New Year

When the clock struck twelve this morning, I was in an Uber, going up the dusty road that leads to my workplace. (I'm an engineer by day, an editor by night and a writer/waitress/manager/consultant/anything-that-pops-up in between.) I kept staring at the time willing it to slow down just long enough for me to arrive there.…