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Arcane Gestures

< 1 min read A face.It’s dark.Can’t see it properly.Maybe it is my Mother keeping an eye on me,Hoping that I would make her proud someday.Caring in the most selfless way.I have to be the stone she can cling to in heavy rain. A voice.It’s noisy.Can’t hear it properly.Maybe it is my Father calling out to me,Hoping that I … Read moreArcane Gestures

The Headhunters of North-East India | Infamous tales of the Konyak Tribe from Nagaland

3 min read They often attacked nearby villages of other tribes, chopping off heads of opposing warriors and bringing them home as trophies to hang in the Morong(a communal house). With the exception of these displays of violent behavior, the tribe members always used to and still, to this day, respect their traditions and other cultural practices, even though headhunting has ceased to be a part of the Konyak lifestyle.

I am a Haunted House

6 min read Please do me a favour, pack your bags and visit me here, I am still here where I was left among the dead, a house that is very much alive.
I’ll let you be the judge of my haunted walls. Come, it’s not everyday you get an invite from a haunted house.
I ache for a human soul.

How not to fuck up your college years | Everything you need to know about surviving college

12 min read I fucked it up but not as badly as there was point of no return, but enough to know how not to fuck it up.

Fall

2 min read In the pitfalls and ups of life and relations                                                                 I have seen friends try to run for greatnessAnd fall in the pits of hypocrisy. … Read moreFall

Fishing for Salmon in a Croc Infested Bog | Handling Criticism

4 min read We can either react to criticism constructively to improve, or in a negative way that can lower our self-esteem and cause stress, anger or even depression and anxiety in severe cases (when you’re surrounded with too many morons to deal with in everyday life).

Taboo | Aizawl Hijra

17 min read Her slender body moved with the rhythm. Her hair was long till her waist, a black veil that one could see at the exaggerated shampoo ads. Her black jeans further diminished her limbs to a woody menagerie. Her waist had suffered a massive change, anyone could have easily mistaken her for a woman.

Negative Impacts of Online Shopping

2 min read “Due to the booming economy, more and more Indians have started to shop online. In 2018 the amount of online shoppers was 223 million compared to a mere 94 million as of 2015. Today, Indians can shop from almost anywhere and get anything they like and they do.”

An Absurdist Rebellion and The Pursuit of Happiness

3 min read Anything can be philosophy, form opinions, think about things, anything, the nature of existence to the nature of homework, because in all its uncertainty, philosophy is the most human thing you can do. Everybody is a philosopher, composing maybes to answer questions we cannot know.

Outside The Book Closet

5 min read The quaint little bookstore stood at the farthest corner of the road. The sunlight quite didn’t reach it and the smell of damp moss permeated the air. The little abbreviations on the door once golden were now rusty. The door seemed old and creaky and the dust settles on it almost as thickly as snow. … Read moreOutside The Book Closet