Calcutta Feels.

I was brought up in Calcutta. I lived for more than two decades in that city and I came to love it for its views, its vices, its pace, its charm, its tea stalls and the addas, its humidity and its rabindra sangeet. There were days I couldn’t stand the lethargy in the air. ThenContinue reading “Calcutta Feels.”

Puppy Love.

He looked up at her every now and then. She barely noticed him. Or so he thought. He stole glances, hoping she’d smile just for him. But then he’d look away the moment their eyes met. And curse himself mentally the next second for not having held his gaze. “Woof,” he said, soft enough toContinue reading “Puppy Love.”

THE ADOPTED CHILD.

I sat alone in my new room. I’d tried calling up my parents but they were unreachable. Keeping the phone aside, I lay my head on the wall backing the bed. Outside in the living room, I could hear the other girls, both my age, my new flatmates, talking and laughing. I wanted to go out too,Continue reading “THE ADOPTED CHILD.”

It’s Your B’day!

Finally coming around to a proper b’day dedication for you! Dear D, If friendships were made in heaven, ours would almost make it to that list. Well, almost ‘cuz you gotta work on being perfect from almost perfect. I crossed the perfection threshold long ago! 😉 I still have to figure out why I dislikedContinue reading “It’s Your B’day!”

Uncommon Us!

Here’s right back at ya, mate, for just being you ! (Your birthday’s too far away for a birthday dedication! And you just cracked your Chartered Accountancy exam today. So, I think the timing is just appropriate!) I was lost, wanting to be found, I was expecting help from someone profound. In you strode, with yourContinue reading “Uncommon Us!”

Little Sister.

The Little Sister is going away to study. Time for another blog dedication ❤ The little birdie fluffed her wings, Pruned the tips, Twitched her tail, Cleared her voice, sang melodious rings, Announcing her departure, she was ready to sail! So now I have the whole bed to me! But no one to wake up to. I don’tContinue reading “Little Sister.”