Dialogues with My Shrink & Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte

Dialogues with My Shrink & Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte

1st of March, 2020 Morning 11 AM   Did you know when Jesus chose his 12 disciples, he knew that one of them was the devil, one was Judas? Yet he sat with them all and broke bread still. Even when you do bad things, Christ still loves you and that you can always change; [...]

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! [...]

12 Years a Student

12 Years a Student

On the 21st of March, 2020, I turned 27. I had planned to spend my birthday in New York. Go to Central Park in the morning, later, catch a broadway show, go to the Rockefeller Center and, roam around Times Square at night - yes! I had planned my perfect 27th birthday in the city [...]

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 [...]