Don’t Forget to Enjoy the Walk


The leaves in the meadows are now yellow and brown. They crinkle at the slightest touch, and are gathered around the elm trees that perimeter the grass, which covers the ground like rich, green velvet, cut through only by dark grey, concrete pathways. We walk on the pathways because the grass is always wet. The […]

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It’s been a difficult question To answer What it means to truly love someone. They say it’s selfish All love is selfish You love for yourself For contentment And security Some drama Entertainment To grab a hand in bad times Sweaty though it may be To share a laugh in good times Embarrassing though it […]

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The Greatest Wealth


Perhaps I’m being presumptuous, for I am not so old and experienced yet; but for all I have seen and all I have known, people- supportive, loving, funny people- are your greatest wealth, and nothing else. I keep reminding myself, as a refrain in my head, I keep telling myself: the human life is a […]

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The Magic of Harry Potter: Literature & Writing Workshops- Season 2


  Find the Facebook event link here: Buy your workshop tickets here: What| A series of ten workshops in which we study a curated list of different themes and nuances in Harry Potter, followed by creative writing workshops. A month long book and literature workshop, where twice a week we will discuss the nuances and themes, […]

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The Dilemma of the Name


It was the greatest dilemma of all Faced by Generations and generations and generations Of  women The Dilemma of the Name. For what would she call a person Whose name she cannot take? She assigns him Some vagueness A signifier A twitch of the brow Some sense in the tone And say “inhone” And “unhone” […]

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Does The Author Matter?


I’m not trying to justify my blog name. When I refer to ‘author’, it’s not simply the author of a book, but what I mean is creator of any art- filmmakers, storytellers, musicians, artists, illustrators, and so on- if you produce art of any kind, then you are an author. With any work of art […]

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Writing the Subject


In the infinity of digital space A virtual black hole Thousands of unread messages Endless supply of spam Insurance schemes and bank offers Remittances and travel deals Cab discounts and travel deals Job alerts and subscription letters I try so hard To find the message That one message Now so elusive Hidden in layers and […]

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Things That Make Up Life

Things That Make Up Life

Love Love and love and love Fat, squishy hugs Hugs, that lock your arms around Whispered assurances Convincing reassurances Worries That hurt your head Watery tears The beauty they hide Deepfelt kisses Quick ones and long ones Moments The intensity of moments Excitement That knots your stomach Fear of being apart Fear that aches Loneliness  That threatens to invade Privelege […]

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Pink has a great message- but it’s not a great movie?


  [Spoilers ahead!] Perhaps it’s the age old problem of expectations- anybody with a little bit of wisdom will tell you to manage them, the expectations. But its even harder in the world of social media- when there was Facebook status after status and a deluge of appreciation about the movie Pink, I was very happy, because […]

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The Aesthetics of Dazed and Confused

Dazed and confused

Dazed and Confused, the 1993 American comedy, is not just a well made movie, it’s a well shot movie. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that the carefully chosen (or accidentally occurring) aesthetics of the movie are what makes the movie so great. To the plot, there is nothing remarkable- it’s the last day […]

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