MY EVERYDAYLIFE: DAY 1: THANKS

MY EVERYDAY LIFE: DAY 1: THANKS One of my worst fears is coming to play at this very moment. My stomach is rumbling. In public. I am wearing earphones so I do not know how loud it actually is. I don’t think I wanna know. I am seated at some space, creative space, in one […]

BE AND REMAIN WOKE

BE AND REMAIN WOKE. I am still trying to find my niche in this writing business. Trying to figure out whether it will be poetry, or review articles, or short stories, or all of them together. Why not, right? I was reading Oyunga Pala’s piece yesterday about an interview he was featured on by my […]

BELCHES, FARTS AND KILLER MORNING BREATH

BELCHES, FARTS AND KILLER MORNING BREATH I am pro love. Oh I see people in love and I am already seeing weddings and kids and retirement homes. I see people crushing but too shy to approach each other and I make it my personal duty to bring them together. And oh has that cost me. […]

THE ULTIMATE BORING LIFE

THE ULTIMATE BORING LIFE I am really not fond of human beings. Yes I am open for crucifixion and condemnation for saying that, but I stick to it. I just don’t like human beings. And no. I am not sitting on a high horse playing all holier than thou, saying everyone is bad except me. […]

INNER MOST FEARS

It was that your coarse voice that got my attention at first. Wait. No. It was the way everyone in the crowd was talking and shouting and you were comfortably seated in the background not minding that the lights were not on you. I like this you see. Humility. But even serial killers tend to […]

MIDU

‘What’s your name?’  ‘Ahmed.’ ‘Akhmed?’ ‘No. Ahhhh-med.’ ‘Akh…. No. Ahh-med.’ ‘Yes. Ahmed. But you can call me Midu. Its much easier.’  ‘And prettier too,’ I thought to myself. Midu. There was something about his accent and the simplicity of this name that made it sound perfect. ‘Go left?’ ‘Yes left. Okay. We are here. How […]

I DO NOT WANT TO HEAL

‚ÄčI DO NOT WANT TO HEAL I do not want to heal, No. Heal and then what? Have steady ground beneath my feet? Be able to lay down my head and sleep? Calm down the demons that rage and roam in the insides of me? Stop my blood from rushing? In my head and in […]