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Existentialism

What is the meaning of our existence? Really? Are we born to be slaves to societal bonds that are enforced into our beings or are we meant for more? I mean, we spend our lives toiling away at school or work or our personal lives, but is this what humanity is meant to be? The truth is, I don’t know.…

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Fever Dream

I capture it all from the memories to the storms I snap everything be it night or day it comforts me to know I can go back when I can’t living vicariously through my own rosy lens I capture it all from the sobs to a hug’s warmth because it’s a blessing to know that someone out there belongs I…

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I, Loki

Prince of Asgard I We grew up together Or so you thought, brother But there were places, I entered as a child  And came out like a shadow The last time our father smiled At me, The last time I gathered flowers  Soft, delicate petal dreams Before the ice Won, There was harmony  Now only shadows keep me, company  II…

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Empty Words

The sun rose just like every other morning I watch with admiration  With awe Of Nature’s creation I watch how consistent it is I don’t like Nature, I love it The light dances through my window  And paints my skin ever so beautifully So warmly It’s full of life and soul Whereas the life and soul within me keeps receding…

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Why, then?

We’re so far away from home. Why, then, does this feel like home? This distance between us is foreign. Why, then, does it feel so familiar? No one has been on this path before. Why, then, is it downtrodden? Our homes are a mess and so are our hearts. Why, then, are our thoughts so tidy? Our minds are a…

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What’s true and what’s not?

You went from being the reason I smiled the moment I woke up in the morning to the reason I cry myself to sleep. From being the glint in my eyes to the void filled in them. From being the dimples in my smile to the wrinkles in my frown. You were a breath of fresh air in the stale…

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i am a girl

I’m still a girl  yet to grow into the body of a goddess  to be a woman  there is a long journey that awaits  I’m not yet a pearl  still one with the wilderness  but just you wait and watch me grow  this girl will make time her accessory I won’t have my back curled  I’ll be towering over you and…

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Of boats and stars

‘No man is an island’ – John Donne It had been a long day and we had been away. The night was still young, our souls could be one like the poets say.We stood at the balcony, the air was cold. Almost as cold as the glare, the bus conductor gave me today when I held the queue for 9…

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why I’m scared as a girl in India

[Trigger Warning (TW): mentions of r*pe, ass*ult, vi*lence. If these topics might trigger you, please please do not continue reading.] April is sexual assault awareness month so here’s my contribution. Yes, I’m scared. Take a look around you- the girls and women of India are terrified. Every single day we pick up the newspaper or turn on the television to…

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Mi 10i 5G – Jack of all trades ?

The number of 5G phones in India is growing … slowly, but once Redmi enters the market, everyone knows it’s free for all, cause in the next few days even your neighbor could have one of those phones, thanks to its relatively low prices.  Well, I’m all for low cost, but does it really at least do the job? We’ll…

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