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Attached Book Review

I would not put this one in “I love this book” category and yet I would highly recommend you to read it. More than a book, Attached is a toolkit for people with different attachment styles – Anxious, Avoidant & Secure. Being someone with an anxious attachment style, secured style does seem imaginary. I align […]

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you have arrived

since you have arrived, the dust & cobwebs settled on our hearts and spine, have washed away, with a fresh monsoon breeze, tanzim has started to go out on walks, and count trees, woken up from his deep slumber, picking up the petals from the roadside, still fencing with his demons, who have a mind […]

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Psychology of Money | Book Review

One of the first things Economics textbooks teach you is this sentence – “Economics is rational management of scarce resources” It’s pleasing to finally have someone in popular literature redefining this sentence, @Morgan in his books says “You are not a spreadsheet. You are a person. A screwed up emotional person” Almost a decade that […]

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Book I’ve read in 2022 (Pt. 1)

After the second half of 2021, I switched from reading business books to Mental Health as a genre and with Paul Kalanithi’s memoir When Breathe Becomes Air, I got a chance to dabble in philosophy as well. Here are the books I’ve read in the first six months of 2022: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine […]

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poetry

i would never write to you

for all the letters,i would never write to you i would write a poem,at odd hours, like at 5:49 am,after waking upfrom a vivid dream,about you i am tempted,to let my musclememory – findyour name,in my contact listand tell you how i saw yougetting married,in a beautiful redlehenga with starry gold sequenceand you send mepictures […]

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teleportation

i pop a pill,rest my headon the oldpillow and waves startcrashing withinmy head,smooth waves, releasing the contractions i walk into abar, i see you not you, someoneelse someone who wants meto write longletters to them, i am scared,i walk down the atticand it gets darkerand darker with every flight of stares and when i reachthe […]

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empathy shoes

i will makemyself small and fit inmy big empathyshoes i am listening,i can fit you too,and yes you as well i can fit in,your worries aboutthat new dress in the mall i can fit in,your pain, your fightswith your friend yes, lend meyour hand,i can fit you inwithin my empathy shoes i will make myself […]

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washing clothes

i have startedenjoyingwashing my clothes, coming home,walking pastthe two hot emptyrooms, then going backto the balcony,grabbing my towel and then,sitting on the small chair,pouring my clothes ina bucketful of water, watching the dirt mixin the bucket, watchingsoap bubbles foam upand for a momentinnocently staring at the yatches on my shorts and then as i pourwater […]

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hope, rum & sunsets

twelve in the afternoon today i had no idea if we’d follow the plans we had made the evening before. my friend had texted me late night yesterday, i was too tired and could only respond early in the morning today. i dint know we’d make it. but hope always surprises us, before leaving my […]

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something like a quarter life crisis

last two weeks have been very difficult, last two days were relatively better.i am happy that we talked today, even though it was just a few messages. it’s just nice to hear from you. i am curled up in my blanket right now, hitting the virtual keyboard with my drunk thumb. listening to “when we […]

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