Own Shoulder

It seems as if everyone in life needs a consistent, extensive support system, a place they can go back to, a place they can draw unlimited support from, a point where they can open up the troubles of their mind to and find an answer, not to the particular set […]

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Meaninglessness and Meaningfulness

 It is hard to imagine what the individual sum of actions in your life add up to. You might be able to point out to certain actions that changed a situation for another, but in the overall scheme of things, it’s hard to see any meaning in that change. We […]

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Kadvi Hawa: The Cinema We Should be Focussing On

While the fact of whether Padmavati was Indian or Sri Lankan and whether Ghoomar is actually done the way it is shown in the movie are concerns of vital importance to the nation, the obviously less important issue of climate change should also be given occasional consideration. While on one […]

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The Train’s Direction

It is a sunny day In three minutes you would turn my way Over the station’s din I hear you say “Is this seat taken?” I thought you were rude but was mistaken For your lips curved and your nostrils flared Your brows demanded as your eyes stared But you […]

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To Edinburgh, With Love

“Today my heart is split into two,” said a friend of mine in his leaving Edinburgh speech, “one part is looking forward to going back home and seeing my friends and family. And the other part lies here, in Edinburgh.” I knew these words would be as true for me […]

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Wildflower

In a tranquil breeze the wildflowers dance I think of life and I think of chance And while roses and dahlias are quite a show It is the wildflower I’d rather know Though the others saw a troublesome mess The wildflower always cared very less By the gurgling stream and […]

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