50 First Dates

50 First Dates

Getting into the dating world after a year-long relationship can be pretty messy. It’s tough. When you break up with someone you had become comfortable with, you struggle a lot to get out of that comfort zone. Do I really want to meet different people and tell them about my tragic & lonely childhood? No! [...]

X & Y

X & Y

Listen to the Spoken Word version of this poem *** Clustered. They’re bundled in pairs. Shapeless, forming numerous layers, Of cognitive notions that are beyond my reach, Defiantly, the randomness of life and death, Whether we make it out alive or we die, We’re trying to untangle the X and Y. Wailing, amidst the dandelions, [...]

Against All Odds

Against All Odds

The girl was looking outside the window with eyes that blinked innocently; seemed to be lost in her own universe of randomness until someone called out “Akriti, pay attention. Did you note what I just said?” Startled by his voice she couldn’t figure out what to say instead she just nodded her head. The professor [...]