Starved Soul

it was like a pig in trash wearing ashes of a cigarette with the smell of urine; insects eating the ash because there’s no skin. it was starvation till bones and until, eating bowls were under the eyes. there were no words or stars, it Read More …

Drugged

(Illustration by Abhay Tiwari) Every vacant corner and cavity of my heart where you seeped in permeated and rendered whole. I messed up and as the holes crept in; enlarged, engulfed us. I lost us I lost you I lost me As you left away Read More …

Crushed a flower with a footstep

(Photograph by Abhay Tiwari) Please, talk to me about who you were before the walls were painted blue; Tell me the bruises, the aches, and time just added another layer of misery to hide it, Tell me you remember it all and the name plates Read More …

Don’t fall in love with me

I will take you to the meadows and let you feel the nature’s wave wash over you, while the sun shines not too bright and the sky is just the right color of grey. You will learn to fall in love with silent libraries, spiral Read More …

Just for you

(Photograph by Abhay Tiwari) “Seems I failed to feel the real love.” It was a thought since morning and suddenly I saw your picture in my photo gallery. I saw you, smiling and beautiful. I went to the thoughts of beautiful white lilies and star Read More …

Wilderness

“Fucktard! You hard tonight? Yea come over, bitch! I’ll have the drinks ready And I’ll have myself for you” Should we be these animals biting into each other’s bodies; ripping out cavities off our withering conscience and quenching thirst with the last drops of passion Read More …

A dark night

(Artwork by: Anubhav Nagpal) It was a dark night. It was always, for as long as I can remember, And I remember all of it. We couldn’t even mumble of mornings; I and my darker soul. We wouldn’t dare. We wouldn’t stare too long. It Read More …

My fourth love

(Featured image credits: Kanishka Rohilla) I smelled the rose she gave me; it was the best smell in the world. Until, I smelled her naked self intertwined with mine; brushing my palm all over her body, her head on my chest; that deep sense of Read More …