Life knocks us all down. It seems more bitter than sweet at times . The overwhelming responsibilities piling up and the constant need to prove ourselves, often crushes our confidence. But we often forget how wonderful life actually is. This is a different perspective on life and a reminder that you are more special than you realise. No matter the problems you face, you have beaten worse odds without you realising!!
In Japan, there’s an art called Kintsugi in which pottery is broken and then put back together with gold. Which is to say, where we’re headed is more important than where we are right now; the person we are becoming is more beautiful than the person we are now.
“Aimer, ce n’est pas se regarder l’un l’autre, c’est regarder ensemble dans la même direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
(Love does not consist in looking at each other, but rather in, together, looking in the same direction.)
The new farm laws have instigated numerous controversies and unrest. Republic Day incident and the recent media uproar due to the involvement of international celebrities are not only the threats to the spirit of democracy but question our very beliefs – Is our democracy too weak?
“In any case, ghosts are unusual among movie monsters in that they’re more often female than male, perhaps because their origins lie in the Gothic romantic tradition, which so often features haunted houses, madwomen in the attic and sinister nocturnal goings-on. It’s a particularly female branch of the horror genre, but appeals to male viewers as much as to female ones since it subverts the conventional view of woman as a passive, obedient creature and supposes that the angry, violent, retributive urges suppressed in life may emerge after death in twisted malevolent form.” – The Guardian
Post the social dilemma hangover, the audience is petrified on what are the ill effects of social media, and in what ways can it polarize the users. But are we polarized after the emergence of social media? And what is the cause behind this?
Societal and gender norm is one of the root causes of gender discrimination. Every gender is expected to behave in a certain way. In this poem, I talk about toxic masculinity, which harms men as well as society.
Most of us are fans of the superhero franchise, Marvel or DC. We definitely know that these superpowers are unreal and impossible for humans to possess. But did we ever think about the possibility of a common man having superpowers? If yes, what could it be?
When it comes to CAA/NRC, Assam is the favourite state of all media houses in the country. Now, when the flood-affected state needs their support, the same media takes one step further in alienating the 40 million victims of the disaster. Here is a story of a small family living in the town of Dhubri, Assam.