×

Kalamwali

Immense love for words!
What she lacked, he had. What he lacked, she possessed. What they both lacked, they didn’t need. And what they both had, multiplied their strength. They weren’t perfect. Neither for each other, nor on their own. They didn’t even want to be perfect. But... read more...
03-Nov-2016 • 561 views
8th of November 2016, is a date, many won’t forget. Just as most of us thought the day had ended and we continued to be drunk on monotony and sunk in routine some news flashed. Suddenly phones started to buzz. There was just one message out there: From... read more...
18-Nov-2016 • 493 views
Today I write about the same little girl Muskaan, who isn't that little anymore. She is growing up. Growing up faster than I would have liked. And why don't I like that she is growing up so fast? Here is why!  Muskaan, who for the past three... read more...
20-Jan-2017 • 581 views
Parity means Equality. Equality, however is such a heavy word. It has an agitated connotation to it. Which is why I call this piece Parity. It’s just a better word. Slightly posher, so that I can take away the pre-conceived notion of equality... read more...
03-Mar-2017 • 606 views
"Perfection is not the result, but the process” - Kalamwali I wrote this quote on a day I was extremely exhausted. I was somewhere between feeling sorry for myself and giving myself some benefit of the doubt. 3 months into starting Kalamwali, almost everything was in a nascent stage, including... read more...
16-Jun-2017 • 510 views
  Most of the Art, Literature, Poetry, Creativity in the world has stemmed out of Love, and the rest of it, out of break-ups. That too, the difficult ones. The depth of art and creativity is directly proportional to the quantum of the hurt caused by a heart break... read more...
21-Jun-2017 • 631 views
“She’s not my friend anymore”, said my six-year-old daughter with a grumpy face. I wanted to laugh at that bundle of entertainment but controlled myself, knowing what a calamity it was in her life. She was talking about a girl in her class and... read more...
23-Jul-2017 • 585 views
Intentionally or not, in today’s times we end up spending enormous amount of time on this app called WhatsApp. It’s as though the world, life, work, chores, socializing and communication didn’t exist before WhatsApp came into being. I, personally am a hypocritical user of... read more...
22-Aug-2017 • 645 views
I am not ordinary. I never was. And I never will be. Just like you. None of us are ordinary and that is an undeniable fact. If we were all meant to be normal or ordinary, we would have been produced and processed in factories and not been born is... read more...
15-Feb-2018 • 1359 views
Poems
» Long
LOVE- Love is not just a four lettered word.It’s four-dimensional and much more than what is conferred. Length, width, depth and timeIt’s these dimensions that make love, sublime. Let’s talk about the life of your love now, What matters more than how... read more...
04-Apr-2019 • 786 views
After ending a self proclaimed writing sabbatical, or rather a writer’s block, I was toying with many ideas to finally write a piece about. I won’t lie, I have numerous, partially- written pieces in my notes about so many things I’ve been wanting to... read more...
27-Feb-2020 • 1361 views
There she was, lying unconscious after a severe blow from me. The chase had been long but I was filled with exuberance. I did have blood on my hands, but I convinced myself it was nothing compared to the blood she had on hers. After all, she was the bloodsucking... read more...
30-Aug-2020 • 623 views
Here’s something I wanted to share with you’ll!  You know how they say, seize the moment. Make the most of it? I am going to take this a notch higher.  Every time you encounter an opportunity to acknowledge and/ or appreciate your loved ones... read more...
16-Oct-2021 • 319 views
To my dear son,  It’s not that I can’t carry your bag for you. I can and would love to do so. In fact, as a mother I wouldn’t want you to experience any discomfort, especially while you’re still this little... read more...
16-Oct-2021 • 280 views
ISSUED IN PUBLIC INTEREST!  HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?  We all have multiple relationships along the course of our lives. We’re born with a few, some are forced upon us, we adapt a few, and there’s those few which we choose and nurture ourselves... read more...
17-Oct-2021 • 302 views
What MOTHERHOOD taught me the first time-  UNCONDITIONAL LOVE- When I held my baby in my hands for the first time, I knew exactly what unconditional love meant! All other perceptions I had of unconditional love faded away in that very moment!  Putting another HUMAN’S NEEDS... read more...
17-Oct-2021 • 292 views
  What MOTHERHOOD taught me the second time-  SURPRISES CAN BE SCARY but BEAUTIFUL- you can never be fully prepared, but you can treat the unpredictability as surprises and find joy in them.  SHARING- You don’t become less of a mother if you share the responsibility... read more...
19-Oct-2021 • 340 views
You know how there’s always that one chair in every room, or every home where everyone thinks it’s okay to dump anything and everything they’re lazy to put away? Yes that chair- That chair is by far the most taken for granted thing in... read more...
03-Jan-2022 • 493 views

Sign up for our Newsletter

Follow Us