Please Forgive Me

Can you ever forgive me for what I did? The way I broke your trust I wouldn’t forgive me. I’m sorry I let my feelings get in the way I’m sorry My feelings made things hard for you. When what I feel for you is true, I should never have made things difficult for you….

The Love Story That Wasn’t – II

Part II – I Miss You There’s love at first sight We hear and read about it often. But with wonderment I had a crush on your beautiful voice At first listen And your beautiful smile And your soothing presence And your quiet encouragements Your gentleness I miss so much Is that even possible? Are…

The Love Story That Wasn’t – I

Part I – The Tainted Image You came into my lifeWhen the clouds were darkThere wasn’t a silver lining to be foundMy whole world was bleakAnd everyday was broken,Lengthy and unceasing. You came into my lifeWhen I’d stopped lookingWhen all hope was goneMy heart was numbAnd my feelings frozen,Dead and buried. You slipped into my…

Thoughts Of You

My mind is runningThoughts of you flashingIn my mind’s eyeYour smile playing. The gentleness in your eyesEvery time you looked at meThe playfulness in your voiceWhenever you spoke to meThose memories of youSo overwhelming. The warmth I feltJust having you near meYour voice so soothingAlways so comfortingThat spot on your rightAlways reserved for meFrom where…

Rain

I hear the rain Pouring relentlessly In the background It makes a soothing sound Pitter-patter pitter-patter As it hits the ground The far away thunder That sounds like a distant roar. With the rain comes memories Of my brother and I Making paper boats Telling each other stories Of adventures The paper boats would have…

Have You Ever Been Gaslighted?

Disclaimer: I am not a mental health specialist. This post is based on my own experiences and my opinion. Honestly, I had no idea what gaslighting is, what it means and what it does to you until recently. In fact, I wasn’t even aware of the term or that what I was being subjected to…

Changed

You have no confidence, You’re broken Afraid of being blamed For everything. When things go amiss You’re terrified That everything you do Will go awry. Don’t let anyone Play you for a fool. Your truth Only you can know. Without making mistakes, No one can exist. Your imperfections Aren’t weapons Like bullets To be aimed…

Adieu, MS Dhoni – MS Dhoni Retires From International Cricket

MS Dhoni just announced his retirement from International Cricket. I know it was a long time coming, and no one is really surprised by this decision, but as a cricket fan, I will definitely miss seeing his reassuring presence behind the stumps every time the Indian Men’s National Team takes to the field henceforth. I…

Shaded

When the world tries to break you To throw you into an abysmal chaos of despair Even though your experiences have changed you Although the idealist in you is long gone And a realist has been borne of the hopelessness Remember, the world may be shaded But it’s not yet lost in the darkness of…

The Boarding School Syndrome – Part II

Part II I want to discuss briefly about what the Boarding School Syndrome is in this part but I want to highlight the fact that I’m not a mental health expert and have no experience in this other than the fact that I attended a Boarding School from the age of 10 years to 16…

What Does It Feel Like?

What does it feel like to be loved, and to be cared for To have someone to whom your feelings mean something? Someone who’ll listen when you’re sad and hurting Someone who’ll not always blame you for everything. What does it feel like to be able to be yourself, To make mistakes and as you…

Homesick

Tears fall in free flow Reasons I don’t know Takes me to another time When I’d fall asleep Crying under my blanket Not a sound I’d make In the darkness of the night Away from prying eyes. I passed my days Lost in a world I’d create Within the imaginations in my mind Or lost…

The Boarding School Syndrome – Part I

Part I The Boarding School Syndrome – I’d never heard of it in all my life as a boarding school kid or as an adult after having left boarding school. But when it was suggested that I look up the Boarding School Syndrome it made me look back into my life as a kid who…

The Castle of Sand

We built a castle together Built it with stories We shared with each other Our hopes and our dreams Our flaws and our vulnerabilities Our strengths and our disabilities I thought our castle was unbreakable. Built with concrete and bricks It could weather a stormGet a little damaged, If the the winds blew too strong.But…

Pinocchio: My All Time Favourite K-Drama

My all-time favorite drama is ⭐⭐⭐“Pinocchio”⭐⭐⭐ Network: SBSGenre: Romance/Drama/Comedy/FamilyDirected by: Jo Soo-won and Shin Seung-wooNumber of episode: 20Original release: November 12, 2014 – January 15, 2015 When Gi Ha-myung’s father, who works in the fire department, dies in a fire along with the members of his entire unit, Ha-myung’s entire life is turned upside down….