Aug 27, 2019

A short morning story: I woke up to sip my morning tea while I was thinking of what I would do for the day.  I usually prefer coffee but there was tea ready so like usual human, I skipped the effort.  I was looking outside the balcony through my lazy hazes. Then began my first thought of the day, “Bull shit. Pure bull shit. There are zillions of people in this world, doing zillions of activities, pondering over umpteen things. Some must still be sleeping.”  I then thought of my... more

Feb 02, 2019

It should have been love: After the first day, Dhir and I became brief smoke buddies during our classroom training. On our smoke breaks, we spoke about our past relationships, families, our surroundings, money and food. I spoke a lot about my past. For how much I did tell him, he must have thought I'm laying my heart out to him in all honesty and not shying away from discussing anything. Little he or anyone knew was that I never actually opened a dark door in my conversation with anybody. I... more

Jan 28, 2019

Dark childhood continues: Everybody left the classroom. I could hear the choir singing in the assembly, "Sun lo Bhagwan vinay hamari, hum baalak hai sharan mein tumhari." I was supposed to be a part of the choir. I was in the singing choir from fifth to seventh grade. Had I made it a couple of minutes earlier that day, I would have been singing my gutts out on the mic. But there I was, sitting right in front of Ms Sailaja who taught science and spoke bad english. She said, "Viha, can you put... more

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It should have been love: After the first day, Dhir and I became brief smoke buddies during our
A short morning story: I woke up to sip my morning tea while I was thinking of what I would do for