Legacy

At the third push, the door swung open, throwing up a cloud of dust in her face. She stepped back, into the wan sunlight filtering through the pine trees. Cough, cough, cough. Aa-tishoo. She fumbled in her bag for the bottle of water and took a deep draught. A part of her wanted to run…

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Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

It’s been a while since I’ve been active on my blog writing stuffs that I don’t care much about. The reason for my procrastination, or jotting down ideas there and then is something you’d find very stupid, at once or brutally logical, all over. But yes, on a scale of 1 to Abhishek Bachchan my…

The Choice

From atop the age-old Kamakhya hill, one could look down the breadth of the mighty Brahmaputra, across the tens of small boats ferrying locals from one bank to the other. This was the place where the local Ahom kings, using indigenous techniques of warfare, had once beaten back the mighty Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Today, this…

What? Me? Alone?

Flecks of grey in a sunlit sky, Receding dreams from days gone by, Empty pathways unlit by hope, Expansive potential meet uncharted scope. Absent horizon, goalless mind, Mundane tasks to purpose remind, Wandering urges, warying fate Flitting by from state to state. No wonder to spark in deluge of night, No leading vision to action…

Endless Cycle

The pincers withdraw, mental though they be One term older, none the wiser A page break, a full stop but not the end, not the last word Yesterday’s failures already forgotten, tomorrow’s troubles a dream away But hey, today comes faster than tomorrow, freedom beckons, The door is open, though a mirror it be Give and…

The Plumber and the Peach

In a land much unlike the earth Was a plumber, just up from reverie “My love!” he cried and looked around And began the search for Princess P “For you, I’d cross all eight worlds Run through woods, and jump the sea Thirty-two long quests, I’d suffer through So you’d be back, yes, back to…