Sonali’s dream — Whispers of a poet’s heart

If only I could slide Between folds of time Without disturbing anyone Nor be disturbed myself Just long enough and until I could see, to know where I best fit into lives of strangers Friends and family and love So I could slip on my true skin Step out of my sorts as… just me. […]…

I need time

“I need time,” I told you on the second day of the journey that we started on together. I don’t know what exactly this is that I need time for. I myself don’t understand most of the things that I say, but I do genuinely feel them. Maybe it’s to get a grasp of reality,…

From Suffocation to Contentment

Suffocating it was, to not be able to say what I really wanted you to know. Maddening it was, to keep pretending to be okay with everything. Relieved I am, when on the second day, I told you that I need time. Content I am, now that you know, exactly what I want and need….

What if?

What if I open my heart up to you? Would you embrace it, or would you demolish the leftover pieces, just like everyone else did? Would you accept its faults and insecurities, along with its kindness and compassion, or would you take advantage of its innocence, and then leave me to fend for myself? Would…

The Liebster Award (5th)

Thank you Sidharth for nominating me for this award. I really appreciate your continuous support. Rules:1 Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so others can find them.2 Answer the questions asked by the blogger who nominated you.3 Nominate other bloggers and ask them 11 new questions.4 Notify…

Tore down my own self

“Why am I not enough?” I used to wonder, every single moment of every single day. It seemed as though, everyone would be happier, everything would be nicer, if only I wouldn’t be a part of it. Everything wrong seemed to be because of me, blame upon blame, I showered upon myself. Ruthlessly and cold…

Liberty to be Free

I saw you today, in one of my dreams. And for the first time, my heart didn’t ache, like it always used to. I should have been an emotional wreck, but it barely affected me at all. And I guess, I’ll now take the liberty to declare myself, as officially free from the overwhelming feelings,…

Trying to be Calm

I should be calm and collected, and not be affected, by something that isn’t even in my control. I think, think and think, over-contemplate every little thing, only for me to be left in the ruins of negativity. I try to be worth what I have, but I just can’t seem to catch, the idea…

Intoxicating Night

Starless sky, and yet, I find a certain solace, in this darkness that envelopes me. Cool breeze blowing my worries away, warmth of a decent company, making my soul summery. I feel high, I’m high on this night. This intoxication makes me feel so solemn; it almost feels like an awakening. P.S.- What did you…

Flustered and Terrified

It’s after 5 months that someone dared to speak your name in front of me. I was flustered, terrified… An outrageous revelation followed, but I guess, I just don’t care anymore. I saw your pics last evening, and I almost dropped my phone on the floor. My breaths quickened, and all that I could think…