I love chapati. Chapatis are darling to me. My love affair with this delicacy wherever it set off, I'm truly gratified it came to pass. Why would anyone's favourite food be pilau? The inventor decided to throw in a clump of spices in their rice dish one day and voila, presented pilau! When one is … Continue reading Squirmage.
Darkness. With it comes the beauty of the night. Well, sometimes. People go to bed wanting, craving rest. Peace. For some, this works magically and they are those who exclaim how pleasant the night was. How they would kill for a bit more of it. Darkness. For others, it is the time they are most … Continue reading Hounded By Ghosts of You
They had been sitting on a hilly spot Where lush green grass lay as if planted individually Above them, the sun shone it's strong afternoon glory They didn't feel the rays pressing through their clothes Wanting to leave a little imprint on their bodies They didn't care for sunburns on their melanized skin To seek … Continue reading Little Pink Box
It was an order. Nothing of a request. The way it was said to me indicated that it was a chap chap matter and I shouldn't waste time. There were other things to be done. Other people to get done. My expectations of a little soothing dwindled. As these needs were not met, I had … Continue reading Violated¿
Please go ahead. Go on and call me shameless. A shameless being that can push up her breasts, adjusting her brassiere all the while looking into your eyes. I will not be uncomfortable for your comfort. I'm sorry. For you. Not for my actions. Call me shameless because more times than not I feel the … Continue reading The Shameful
The last bell has rung. All the athletes are throwing themselves out to surpass the rest. They are all using every ounce of their last strength to get to the finish line. The muscles are worn out. Their legs want to give in. The breaths are long-drawn and sparse. Their throats dry. The end is … Continue reading Homestretch
We have all slept next to or near a snoring human being. Moral police, don't cock your guns, allow me to explain myself. I don't mean that we are all married and the person we chose as our lifetime partner gives us sleepless, troubled nights. No. I have an aunt who snores away as soon … Continue reading Noisy Sleepers
It has been several months since I started keeping the calendar, that has been going great. Writing a journal however, I admit hasn't been abided by. A few days after my cycle and only two days with an insomniac attack. It is 3:17 am some day in March or April when I decide to stop … Continue reading Periodism.
9th May He was standing over me. I lay there, not entirely helpless but scared out of my wits. Nervous. I'm shaking like a leaf at the mercy of a strong wind (how did this phrase go again? Y'all used it to spice up primary compositions). He is gloved and ready. I knew I was … Continue reading Numbed.
Forget electricity. The invent of the internet was the best thing to happen to us humans. One cannot do without the other? There is no case of what came before the other here. The egg or the chicken classic. Thanks to the advancements made in this generation, the latest basic need in most city homes … Continue reading Thee Glam Life of The Gram