With English Language


This post has been long overdue. I first thought about writing it when I was sitting in a bar with some of my friends. Half of us are non-native English speakers. I asked them, 'which language do you think in?' I wish the answers they gave me were revealing. They weren't, all of them thought … Continue reading With English Language

Musical Farewell


* Note: This post is more than a week late * Also, all people in this post are mentioned by their initials This was my fourth farewell in the last couple of weeks. I joked with P the other day, I am losing my friends. Some friends are leaving because they don't have a visa … Continue reading Musical Farewell

Privilege


In recent times, privilege has been branded as a word to describe to Whites. The use of the word is many a times justified, but I am not the judge of that. I am not perceptive enough to pick out subtle race differences, to spot the minorities. I am not writing a post about racism, … Continue reading Privilege

Weekend Coffee Share: New House


If we were having coffee, I would tell you that I moved to a new house past Sunday. It's not as luxurious as my previous house but then again I knew it was coming. I spent the week here, making friends with the roommates and slowly our bond seems to be getting stronger, unlike my … Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share: New House

Level 2016: You Are Just Going To Get Harder Aren’t You?


If life is compared to a computer game then each year would be a level. In the beginning of the level, it seems easier but with time it gets harder and harder. You pray for the demon to appear so you could beat him and finish the level. If life is a computer game, then that … Continue reading Level 2016: You Are Just Going To Get Harder Aren’t You?

Things Never Done

Lessons

I traveled by bus past her area, thinking I will be unaffected. But I become overwhelmed by the past. The past was funny, flirty and childish. It was something inexperienced, new and cute as a baby. The face I never could recall. I always marveled at my inability to recall her visage, I'm one of those … Continue reading Things Never Done

Keep Me As A Friend


Yes have me as a friend. I am interested in you. I want to know about you. I don't expect us to be best buddies. I don't want us to stay up till 4 am and have a profound conversation. But I will be your best friend if you need me to. I'll stay up … Continue reading Keep Me As A Friend

Why Do Dogs Have To DIe?


There is a bitch that stayed a couple of buildings away from mine. Or there was a bitch. I never took any pictures of her, but whenever I walked Jimmy near her building she would run out, a huge doggy grin in her face and play with us. She would irritate jimmy by trying to … Continue reading Why Do Dogs Have To DIe?

Struggle Never Ceases


Optimism can only go so far I ended up saying the same thing to a couple of my friends, a lot during the last couple of days. And this was not just related to one issue. Recently I read this girl's post, and I felt sorry for her because what she is going through I … Continue reading Struggle Never Ceases

Heart’s


Inspiration: 'There's no present or future, there's just past happening over and over again'- Eugene O'Neil Heart's a kid, It jumps like nothing else. Heart's an adult, It carries a burden. Heart's fickle, It doesn't know what it wants. Heart's adamant, It has to get what it wants. Heart's selfish, Nobody else matters. Heart's selfless, … Continue reading Heart’s

Inadequate


Daily Prompt: ( Green-Eyed Lady We all get jealous from time to time — what wakes the green-eyed monster for you?) Jealousy is relatively easy to talk about. And social networking doesn't exactly truncate jealousy. The usual things like hanging out, missing out or not having enough money or opportunity does and make almost everyone … Continue reading Inadequate

To The People I Met in College


(Four Stars Write a review of your life — or the life of someone close to you — as if it were a movie or a book.) While having lunch, someone posed the question 'Where would we be five ten years from now?' None of us could answer, but that got me thinking. If the … Continue reading To The People I Met in College

On Writings


'Mayur, you are a Writer!' I remember school, over myriads of bad memories there, some few memories are ones which bring a smile to my face. It was seventh grade when I wrote an essay and the teacher announced I had written the one which she loved the most. It was a simple one, in … Continue reading On Writings