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Disengage – The Poem

When people try to intentionally disturb you, Disengage, Nothing undermines the attention-seeking personalities of dolts more than not being paid attention to; When people pass remarks about you, Disengage, It has a curious effect of making them look like a big fool; When people criticize you for no reason, Disengage, Nothing frustrates them more than

The Imperfect Man – The Poem

Call me a loose cannon, But I don’t like to walk on eggshells, Call me reticent, But I express myself in my own way, Call me diligent, But I believe God resides in the minutae; A maverick, I might, or might not be, But I absolutely abhor policing of legal thoughts; Being less than perfect,

Go Fuck Yourself language – A Short Story

She, as a recent emigre, earnestly said “Aussies are quite friendly, without actually meaning it. They always say “Hi, how are you?”. I agreed, replying half-jokingly “Yeah, they pull a sullen face the moment they look away.” She nodded in agreement. I continued with a broad grin “And hence, we should create a new language

Instant Love – The Poem

When I saw you, I thought you were a badass girl, But when I met you, I sensed a girl with the gentlest of hearts And kindest of souls Which really got me in a whirl. As I got to know you In the brief time I spent with you I got to understand the

2021 – The Poem

Verse: Parted ways with one, Got with everyone. Learnt many workout routines and boxing, Weirdly still had some mental deconditioning. Broke rules a few, Followed COVID rules numerous and simply withdrew. Met influencers some, Influenced myself some. Published my first novella, Didn’t go down as I was told by my fella, Partied and drank like

The Affair – The Poem

Verse: She said it was intense, I said it was simply happenstance. The affair was short and sweet, After it ended, there was no debrief. There I met her on her casual walkabout eating sushi in her tattered glory I thought it made for a cool story. The attraction was quick And we stuck to

Life Breaks All – The Poem

    Synopsis: Life is cruel. It breaks humans time and again, in the most merciless of ways. This verse is an acknowledgement of the said fact, and that no one is immune to the ways of life. It also encourages everyone to take care of their life, because it’s the only one we have

Depression – The Poem
Depression – The Poem

Synopsis: I won’t deny: I suffer from depression from time to time. I know how it feels, and feel I can articulate the experience better than those who don’t go through it. This is a small part of the reason for me writing this poem. There is another important reason that compelled me to write it.

There Will Be People – The Poem
There Will Be People – The Poem

  Verse: There will be people who wouldn’t let you live, Just leave them for good; There will be people who will never do right by you, Don’t worry about them; There will be people who will drag you down, Get rid of them if you can; There will be people who will put you

Moving On – The Poem
Moving On – The Poem

Verse: Moving on frees up your mind, Declutters your thoughts, And gives you peace of mind. Moving on unburdens your brain Leaving your past behind Enabling you to stride forward happily. Moving on unshackles you Giving you wings of freedom To soar higher forevermore. Moving on spreads positivity Through your body and mind While simultaneously