Pensive Piscean

Come swim in my ocean, amidst pearls and seaweed and resist the urge to drown

Month

October 2016

She falls apart

Some days are hard I don’t want to wake up, I don’t want to see anyone’s face I let my daughter eat bowls of cheese balls for lunch and take-out pizza for dinner The heap of laundry remains neglected in… Continue Reading →

Drops

You don’t see us. Why would you? We are tiny amidst the mountains and snow. We were once part of them, frozen in time and part of an enormous mass It was comforting to be secure, no one dared defy us…. Continue Reading →

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange is a thoroughly enjoyable super-hero movie that marries action and philosophy so well. Kaecilius (the bad guy): Death is an insult to humanity. The Ancient One (the good one): Death gives meaning to life. The deep inflections on… Continue Reading →

Sometimes you have to taste your own tears. Stop the morose thoughts, lift a finger to your face and dab at that stream pouring down. Feel the salt and the sweet, seeping into different parts of your tongue , confounding your senses…. Continue Reading →

A dream

We learnt about you in school, the largest flower in the world- Rafflesia. Without a stem or leaves or roots you are a botanical miracle, albeit a smelly one. Being a parasite can do that to anyone right? Last night… Continue Reading →

Book review: Cobalt Blue

This book, a joint effort between Marathi author Sachin Kundalkar and translator Jerry Pinto, is an absolute surprise. I really could not put it down, which is saying a lot considering I have a toddler, a half-day job and two… Continue Reading →

Drifting

I get it now. Why people choose to do drugs or drown in alcoholism. I understand how easy it is to find answers in addiction, hallucinations and the general submersion of your consciousness in a non-reality. I really get it…. Continue Reading →

Broken Wings

Parched

I like it when people with extremely small brains get verbally bitch-slapped. Which is why when I saw the clip where an ignorant reporter questioned Radhika Apte’s motives in taking up movies with ‘controversial scenes’ in films and got yelled at… Continue Reading →

Marinated Hearts

One part music One part poetry Two parts fresh sunlight Mix well Drizzle red wine Let it rest, let it be.

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