The Weight of Words

Language was created as the medium of communication. Language is complex. Communication is rare. When I was in elementary school, my language teacher made us memorize the definition of language as a means of communication. Different people have different languages to express their feelings and emotions. Language is of two forms, written and spoken.Grammar is [...]

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To those who want to quit

You learnt at an early age that pain has a solution- pills. The white one for headache, the green plasticky one for an upset tummy, the red one for body strain. One day, your "friends" offered you a blue one. "If it can take pain to normal, it can take normal to ecstasy." Well, logical [...]

A Voice Beneath the Culture

When everything is a subject to infinite entropy and change. Can you trust your feelings? One moment your excitement is over the roof and a minute later, you're down in the gutter. One second, you know exactly what you want and another second, you're lost in the oblivion of your meaninglessness. What do you rest [...]

1000 words of Unspoken Rape

The night was darkest among all other darker nights, It was a monster night, so I thought at that moment . He had his hand holding me down, grabbing me by places not even my hand goes, touching and dragging his fingerprints all over my skin, his rough lips creating a map in my body [...]

Shadows in Dark

Sikkimese, we pride ourselves in being one of the most developed and progressive people in the north eastern regions. We have had the boom of tourism and we have numerous amount of tourist both foreign and local swarming in our tiny Himalayan state. Though our economy seems to be moving upward we have our fair [...]