“True love, like any other strong and addicting drug, is boring — once the tale of encounter and discovery is told, kisses quickly grow stale and caresses tiresome… except, of course, to those who share the kisses, who give and take the caresses while every sound and color of the world seems to deepen and brighten around them. As with any other strong drug, true first love is really only interesting to those who have become its prisoners.
And, as is true of any other strong and addicting drug, true first love is dangerous.”- Stephen King
by: Prajjwal RT Scattered and hidden all across Eggs of different sizes, of different shapes, of winsome patterns Few were hand-carved wooden, Few were plastic, The remaining few, real Concealed and camouflaged, With appetizing confectionery beneath Oh, what joy it was to hunt the Easter Eggs! And when you crack it open You find the empty tomb of Jesus, Where the birth of a new life took place The Resurrection The belief in life after death In strewing April flowers after the frigid winters In spirits rising from ashes In a new dawn, awakening us from a deep slumber In a welcoming hope after morbid miseries Each egg, entitled to fetch different rewards A handful of them, For your healing and reconciliation, For mercy and compassion For love and affection And the rest of which which are bogus and insipid Attractive from the outside but blemished within The ones filled…
Holi, the festival of colour and rejoice. A festival where people come together, keeping their grudges aside and forgetting their caste, religion and gender to celebrate the festival together. It is the festival that turns everyone into blank canvases, ready to be coloured by our friends and family.
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.