Should you get a Pixie Cut?

“What kind of haircut do you want?” Frank asked me. “I want a pixie cut,” I replied. “What kind?” “I want something soft.” I showed him a few photos. He nodded. He held his scissors and the comb in other hand and asked, “Are you ready?” “Are you sure?” my hairdresser had asked me. This [...]

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Lonely Bunch of Fuckers

Aren't we all lonely bunch of fuckers? Trying to hide from our own demons in each other's company, Trying to find our own selves in others, How does that even work? How does it even end? Our eternal search for eternal connection - something or someone who could save us from destroying ourselves. Aren't we [...]

Fuckboys

You are beautiful, You are beautiful, almost, When you forget to sync sound to your thoughts, God I am soaking wet under your accented syllables (just the syllables?) Sometimes they make sense, Sometimes I forget to make sense out of them. You are beautiful, Really, in all your peculiarity, The hair falling on your forehead, [...]

How’s life in England?

“So, how’s life in England?” My phone notifies me of yet another text bearing the same question I've heard daily since the past two months. And I am left wondering, yet again, how the hell do I answer this? How’s life in England? Each day, I wake up with a slight hangover because somehow I [...]

A wasted vocabulary

Words give away, you know. The snitch. Ratting bastards. Force your detachment, a vehement denial or a secret acceptance for a fiction juxtaposed on a non-fiction and yet they would make the forbidden revelations anyway. Tell them not to and they would confess loudly and openly your hitherto secrets even before you could confess it to [...]

An unnecessarily guilty glance

I  am waiting outside the juice shop, thirsty and tired, putting an enormous amount of expectation on a tiny glass of sugarcane juice that is yet to be served. My face is smeared  in pink and yellow and some other weird combinations. My arms are still tingling from what could have been a regretful sunburn after [...]