The Missing Chapters From The Book Of Life.


It is winter now. I feel quiet and vivid. The talk I hear seems to be the talk of long ago. Peace. Struggle. And everybody waiting. Is it all only another illusion, a dream from which we never wake? It has been years since those days. There is still something burned out in me from those days. Yes,…

What difference does a colour make?


“Is that your friend?” “Yea dad! And he is quite intelligent.” “Well! He is dark. I can’t even see his face clearly.” “It’s a dark photograph dad. Trust me, his face is visible enough just like his personality.” “Where is he from?” “He is from India.” “Definitely not a Christian. A Muslim? Or a Hindu?” “An…

When I stepped off the train at a wrong Station


It was in January 2013. I remember it clear as day. I was bound to catch a train from the city of Ahmedabad to Jaipur. To the people unaware of the whereabouts, the distance between the two cities is roughly 660 Km and it takes 10 hours to cover the same by an express train. The two…

Volleyball and Me! -by Crucio Girl


I first played volleyball a few years back. As I recall this, I realize that at that time I knew nothing about it. Something that I owe to my friends. They wanted me to tag along and kept on insisting. Their persistence managed to convince me. That was my penchant to play volleyball, and I…

The true value of money


“I wonder why these people act so cheap? It just cost a penny.” the child asked, glancing at a beggar filtering through a heap of waste.  “Why don’t you try borrowing money from them? Maybe then you’ll know why?” The father replied. – (c) boringbug

The other side of positive thinking


You are born wise. Despite not knowing all the answers, you don’t talk or argue back. Thereafter you grow older and impregnate yourself with negative thoughts. Thoughts full of “I can’t(s)”, resultant blocking your own good, frustrating and limiting yourself. When you block your thoughts with negative(s), you end up creating obstacles, impediments and delays…

Benefits of Spiritual Yoga in a Secular World – by Claire


Yoga, as it exists today, is an ambiguous and ever-changing term. Its definition, goals and benefits differ from person to person, making yoga a multifaceted form of self-exploration and empowerment. For some, it is a means of spiritual liberation, for others simply a form of physical exercise. Yet all who practice yoga unanimously agree that…

Stop Hitting Your Snooze Button


We all aspire to be punctual and disciplined. Yet, whenever it comes to waking up in the morning and setting up a goal, we end up hitting the snooze button. Hitting it with such a pride as if it was the most beautiful thing ever. But what if I told you that even a glorious…

A heart


Hit after hit she shattered the mirrors. Somewhere a heart shimmered. -boringbug

Cuba: An Enchanted Island


Cuba happens to be place stuck in time with miles of white sand beaches, small towns with striking architecture, clear blue water with puffy clouds above and best rum the world that you can taste along with the world’s famous cigars. All this could be enjoyed while driving around in a vintage classic. Very few…

सवाल (Questions)


Translation:

There are some questions of mine, unsaid and unheard of, one fine day they too shall be asked.

Stop worrying and start living


A college friend of mine, who happened to be anxiety-prone, once made an offhand comment about life being not much good. According to him, it was the fault in his stars which made him worry too much. Reading and mugging up the same texts, day in and day out, yet on the day of the…

The smiling lady


She shied at the glance, unaware that her beauty was being captured. -(c) boringbug

The beauty of life


I slept and dreamed, that life was a beauty. I woke up and noticed, that it is still the same. -(c) Boringbug