muse: Storm

There is a storm inside each of us. Charcoal on paper. (Charcoal from Art Alternatives)

hiraeth: Familiar

Hiraeth is going to be a weekly segment on poetry. Shrivel shrivel shrivel  Goes my poor paper heart  As your silence spreads This is not familiar to me. Drip drip drip  Go acid tears down my cheeks  As your eyes focus far away This is not familiar to me. Knots knots knots  Goes my unprepared…

sonder: Triptych

sonder is a weekly segment featuring random rants or stories (with strong opinions, no offense meant)  Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favour fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate…

tsundoku: Magonia Book Review

This segment is going to be all about books. My love for them is boundless. ❤ Magonia is a beautiful conflict. The story has intricate details, their secrets divulged at the right time, and yet the narrative is sharp and quick and tart. The characters are breathtakingly quirky, the said quirks not being the clichéd…

mistpouffer: Tips for Guitarists

mistpouffer (n): a mysterious sound heard over the ocean in foggy weather. So mistpouffer is going to be a weekly segment dedicated to music, focusing mainly on guitar and vocals, and sometimes piano. I’ve been playing guitar for roughly two years now. I may not be entirely qualified to write this, but I’m going to…

muse: Stairway to Heaven

Inspired by “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin. Oil on canvas. Paint: 1. Camel Artist’s Oil Colour- Prussian Blue (262) Cobalt Blue Hue (266) Viridian Hue (285) Ivory Black (207) 2. Bozetto- Titanium White (100) Brushes: Fine Art (don’t remember which ones I used) Canvas: 12″x 16″      

Structure.

I’ve decided I need some structure here. I’m all over the place now, no surprise there. Lifestyles tend to reflect quite well. Hence, this schedule/structure. Hopefully I don’t descend into an existential crisis and ignore any semblance of motivation. I believe I’m a Jack-of-all-trades-master-of-none. If nothing else, it offers versatility, which I’m going to incorporate…

sonder: Apathy.

apathy (n) : lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern. Is a country truly built upon integrity and communal spirit? Is its peace/productivity a product of the collaboration of its citizens? Or is a country a direct extension of whatever dirty politics its government decides to indulge in? None of the above. Anchoring the ship to…

Terribly Tiny Tales #2

She gazed into the hole, gauging its depth Took one step back and saw It was her own heart.

hiraeth: Untitled.

It’s so different and I can’t tell what’s here And what’s not – was it Always this damn surreal? Is this way I always bled Murky, sticky pools of despair My reflection’s not mine – Wait how did this blood get here? No stop, I was watching the Reflection that’s not mine Edges blurred, viscous…

sonder: Defending Indian Culture.

More than 4 people got into a fight yesterday in Hyderabad. Their weapons were sticks and stones (their gun dealer was probably out of town). And they were bravely defending something that every Indian must defend (by injuring others apparently) – Indian culture and tradition. Two families fought with sticks and stones, injuring each other,…