that kind of night

I’m lying awakeStaring at the fan overheadTrying to fathomThe differenceBetween the bladesAnd my mindFor both seem to beSpinningLike a tornadoUnstoppable and unkind I find myselfPonderingAt the oddest thoughtMy eyes if openSee perhaps darkerThan if shut tight There’s thoughtsI’ve put offIn the hopes that theyDisappearAnd dreams born in my mindI have embracedIn the hopes that theyCome […]

The Anti-Romance

Don’t read aheadif you’re inclined toromance and love storiesand if you do thendon’t hold it against me. CigarettesInTheSand Fairy tales begin withOnce upon a timeBallads usually haveA synchronised rhymeRom-coms are madeFor you to smileShed a few tearsAnd live in denial Poetry is the stuffWe can’t verbaliseChapters are full ofWords stitched rightBooks tell storiesWith added spiceRomance […]

Love is Love

The kind of love you see in Karan Johar films (I’m talking about the ones from the 2000s which all started with K), that’s the kind of love I believe in. It’s the all-consuming love, the fairy-tale one, which makes your heart beat faster and heavier but makes your spirits soar. Butterflies in your belly, […]