Bird Box: A movie Review (Minor Spoiler Alert)

Bird box became the number one trending netflix original in less than a week and honestly, I had initially assumed it’s just one of many overrated thriller experiences people did not understand therefore loved unanimously. But when I finally saw the movie, I understood why critiques found it so endearing to their remarks. First of…

A LOOK AROUND

“Wake up, Meera. It’s Diwali,” for a second I thought I’d heard my mom, while she snatched my blanket but a moment later Aayu yapped again, ‘For God’s sake, wake up and get ready, Mechanics starts in 15 minutes!’

I have never seen a Sunrise

You know the Earth is round. Moves at the discretion of gravity that is built in itself and outside. It makes a complete circle every day so that we get to live a day and a night incessantly. For me, when I was little, I used to wonder why do I breathe better at night,…

THE AUTHOR AND HIM

The first time I read his words, Abel and Kane became two voices in my head. The second time I read another of his stories, I felt like the seven books were wired together just to make a world beyond this concrete life. He turned life into words and paper, bound to be magic. I…

WHAT LIVING IN INDIA MEANS

Living in India means living on a land that is distributed 29 times into large pieces and and seven into wee smaller ones, thereafter is owned by 1.324 billion people who come from various powerful religions and speak about twenty two languages altogether. It not only hates their neighbouring country, but is on cold war…

REACH OUT.

It was todays’ morning, When I was sitting on the bench Gazing at the sundry colours of the park. Came an old man and sat beside me. I knew him vaguely, Is he one of the regulars at the park? I didn’t want to ask, He did have the look of a shark. I gave…

The Twenty Second 

What would the twenty-second century be like? He asked. I’m still wondering how that was a question amidst the thousand who still live in the past?

MY HOUSE GOT BURNT LAST NIGHT

The proliferating number of airstrikes have led to minacious livelihoods for many. A lot of disturbed residents are speaking out publicly about homes destroyed and family members killed by air strikes that have relied on outdated intelligence or poor targeting. This is one such boy who is narrating his tale of misery. I hope you…

730 Days

She sprawled over the ship she built in the sand, unapologetically, as he looked at her and smiled knowing she’d never let go of the child in her. The sky turned from crimson to blue to crimson again as they spent the day, watching the waves crash against the shore, with ecstatic children running away…

The Prodigy

‘Your father and I could have been the best of mates but the odds were against that fate. We stood on oppugning stands and there was very little we could do about it. We were two men, seeking for salvation, yet on different grounds. It’s written in the stars that prejudices are the rulers of…

Always.

Mathew stood on the other side of the road clutching a large bunch of roses. His thoughts traveled back in time and before he could stop, the nostalgia had already crept in. A series of memories flashed in front of his eyes. One year ago, he had stood in front of her apartment with another…

S T R I N G S

It was the end of an exhilarating semester. All the loafers and layabouts of the class had majored in Economic Honors. He had worked religiously, throughout the semester to get to the highest rank of his batch. And it wasn’t his fault; life had taught him lessons that deprived him of his childhood. John Rumford…