And so He Weeps

And so He Weeps 12 O’ clock at night, a man of 21, wearing dirty and torn clothes was sitting in a dark alley at night, crying, ashamed and abused, thinking about the injustice done to him. His phone was ringing but he did not have the courage to pick up. All he could think…

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Melissa

Melissa Holidays are odd. You wake up and realise that you didn’t really have to. You don’t have school or a job to go to. People usually have plans with friends, I didn’t.   The house seemed quiet. I walked around as I brushed my teeth. My family was out. The silence was eerie. Back…

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The Colonel’s Tree

The Colonel’s Tree Most people understand peace as a state of mind where a person feels satisfied with everything, leaders think of peace as the sign of harmony amongst different nations. But whenever I’ve pushed the joints of my opinions and thoughts I’ve always drawn somewhat strange conclusions. For instance peace for a farmer can…

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Expression of Peace

Expression of peace Expression of peace is the first step to peace of mind. Peace of mind is one of those instances in life that are hard to describe, but really easy to know. We all know that sensation. In that ephemeral instance, there is no vagueness, anxiety, or care. For a flash, life is…

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Peace and Harmony

Peace and Harmony The Oxford dictionary defines peace as ‘freedom from disturbance’ or ‘a state of tranquility in which there is no war’. War is the bane of modern civilization. Despite the devastating effects of war, the number of conflicts and wars that have been fought are increasing. Wars have been fought from ancient times,…

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Life through Rosy Glasses

Life through rosy glasses Ever since I have enrolled in law school, the most common question asked throughout is why law? Why did you opt for law? Even most of our introductory classes in college passed with the young buds discussing and placing their thoughts as to why they have opted to study law. I…

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Celebrating Grey

Celebrating Grey Jon Ronson, an author and investigative journalist, gave a brilliant TED talk in 2012 on over diagnosing of mental illness in USA and psychopathy. Although not related to said subject, he made a statement, describing a misdiagnosed patient: “He’s a grey area, in a world that doesn’t like grey areas. But the grey areas are…

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Goodbyes & Fate

Goodbyes & Fate Goodbyes There is a certain finality in the word ‘bye’, we never actually understand what it is until it’s the last time you have to say it. The word has made its way in our lives and the casual use of the word has taken all the meaning away from us. I…

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You are Art

You are Art ‘You’re such a Virgo’ she said, without even a hint of irony in her voice. Here I was again, being boxed into label to try and make some sense of my actions, as if somehow linking my personality traits to the month I was born in is going to achieve that. It’s…

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The Dying Art

The Dying Art Walking by the pavilions of the 31st Surajkund Mela, I could feel the beauty of cultures from all around the world blending in the fest, showcasing their aesthetic and enigmatic creativity. A very harmonious and pleasant tour at the mela brought me to rethink my belief of a world without boundaries, joining…

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A Snowflake on my Palm

A Snowflake on my Palm Twenty years old, lost in the urban land, and spirited with the idea of travelling alone, I drove from New Delhi to Mussoorie, with my essentials, and my dog Pogo. 280 km seemed surreal since I had never travelled this far on my own, but the hills were calling me…

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