Love is a swimming pool, and I’m only a fool who still hasn’t learnt how to swim.
Category: Fiction & Verse
‘Are You Talking to Someone Else, Tonight?’
A poem about the end of millennial relationships.
‘Main Khud Sey Ek Ladai Hoon’: Life in Kashmir
This poem describes the experience of trying to live a 'normal' life in Kashmir while caught between natural beauty and political violence.
Meet Blabberman: The Most Audible Superhero of Our Times
Blabberman, the superhero of our times, ever-present in our newsrooms to fight against the evils of rationality.
Gathering Fragments: My Struggles with Anxiety
Written in the immediate aftermath of an anxiety attack, this poem is my frantic attempt to give words to the indescribable feeling that anxiety really is.
VIBGYOR: The Seven Stages of Love
Each stage of love imagined as a colour in the rainbow.
‘I Wish to Be Able to Tell You What Manhood Is NOT’: A Poem for My Son
In this poem, a young woman imagines writing to her son about the constraints of masculinity.
Taweez-Dhaaga, or Jinn in the System
The jinn 'possess' humans at a cellular level, just as immigrants 'invade' the nation on a societal level.