Author Archives: thoughtstains

When the only way men will acknowledge feminism as an urgent and a real issue and not think of this as a ploy to ensnare men into traps like sirens, is by calculating whatever benefits they can gain from it, alarm bells should ring in your head.

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There are dark nights. But what if that darkness creeps into the day? Even better, or maybe worse, what if it seeps into your mind? Ever done anything which doesn’t make sense later? Ever wanted to be the guy on the train?

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They tell me to speak my truth but I cannot find it anymore. I cannot tell it apart from the lies that I eat, from the ones forced down my throat. I lie through my teeth as I bite into words I want to scream out loud. How do you go back once you have known love?

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The mother tongue is the inner most sanctuary of the soul. – Gustav Stresemann
Our mother language is our identity. We’ll be speechless without it. Our mother language is our identity. We’ll be speechless without it. In return nothing is asked from us but to be spoken out loud with pride.

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Do not seek death. But do not fear it either. There cannot be life without death, it is inescapable.

– Keisei Tagami

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Having to choose among all your childhood fantasies sometimes narrows down to just either having to be practical or brave. Also, not all the times are both the things same. That’s when you need to listen to just you and yourself only. Is it as easy as I’m making it sound? Am I sugarcoating something which would probably harm you but you need to know anyway?

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When you grow up with your ethnicity so unbelievably entwined with your self-worth, you find that your sense of self depends invariably on your cultural identity, the way you’ve been brought up, and the language that has been handed down to you.

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Did you know? Sadness is the most long-lasting emotion of all.
In a world of perputual hustle, it is also the most common emotion. People say, if you try hard enough, you’ll you be fine or that time will heal sadness, but is that really true?

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It’s a new dawn
It’s a new day
It’s a new life
For me
And I’m feeling good?
*awkward silence*
*TRUMPET BLARE*

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Losing someone is the hardest thing someone can go through. Even if we know they are long gone, their memories always stay with us and the hole they leave behind is impossible to fill. I recently lost my grandmother and I dealt with it the only way I knew, by writing. I wrote a letter to death, with all my complaints, deep sadness and a hope that she is in a better place.

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