Category Archives: Catharsis

Cast Aside

Lost in an ocean of miseryTravelers, dark and drearyFriends, who were friends no more-With only sailors,Sailing in the same boat.Of need and usefulness,That was of use no more;Cast aside and forgotten,A cheap shell, washed ashore.Told to get lost and never … Continue reading

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Disappointments

That I could call heartbreak a disappointment told me that all wasn’t lost. That even as I lay amongst heaps of the broken shards, I held on to that power of becoming whole one day. That there was a stronger … Continue reading

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The Beginning of An End

The irony of it was that it was I who heralded the beginning of the end. It was an end that was inevitable, written and rewritten hundreds and thousands of times before we had even existed. The path could have been anything but … Continue reading

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Catharsis XIII: Reflection

   The funny thing is the last thing people think of the real me as (as opposed to the virtual me) is “despondently reflective”. I am famous (or infamous) amongst my cronies for my wicked sense of humor, a sharp … Continue reading

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Catharsis Part-XI: "I need my rest, dammit!"

My first thought was, “Damn, I’m pregnant”. I mean, I have just made it through a quarter of life so, it can’t possibly be old age that is making me sleep so much. But then, you just can’t wake up … Continue reading

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Catharsis Part-X: Inwards

I haven’t written a story, haven’t really rhymed. All I have done is feel, sometimes be happy, and sometimes blind. There’s a world that is an illusion of people being yours without really being so. There’s a world where you think you … Continue reading

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Catharsis Part IX: New Beginnings

Even as I typed the title of the post, I was marveling how deep and true the words I was writing were. A new year. A new blog. A new way of life. A new me. Like clockwork, the way … Continue reading

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Catharsis Part-VIII: From Across

I wish I could confess I was jealous. And tell you I am not in control of my sensibilities to be able to talk to you. As much as I wouldn’t want to hurt you, I would not want to … Continue reading

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Catharsis Part-VII: Resolute and Firm

Now I don’t blog for the sake of blogging but rather writing. Using a pen and a paper, scratching out here and there really doesn’t bode well with my perfectionist approach. So, typing it is and that too in a … Continue reading

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Catharsis Part-VI: No, I am a Bangali!

Pathetic is all I can say! Loud and clear. I am upto my neck with work and I am loving it?!! Something must be wrong with me! The 90% humidity and 40˚C temperature is not hindering my stride either… Well, that may … Continue reading

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