Him & Her

It wasn’t often that she would break down and cryWhen she did the question was always why? Because she was strong and her strength made her seemLike nothing could ever affect her – not even he He could make her smile when she needed it the mostHe would wake her up every morning with butter […]

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 […]

Words Don’t Make It True

I moved on and I said it out loudThen why does the sight of yourFace turn that decision around I forced myself to forget I loved youThen why is it that the simple mentionOf your name makes that seem untrue I knew that I couldn’t keep doing thisTo myself and so I wrote a poem […]

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, […]