Cardigan- Taylor Swift

‘Cardigan’ is a song by American pop singer-songwriter Taylor Swift for her latest studio album, ‘Folklore’ premiered on July 24, 2020. The song is co-written by Aaron Dessner. The song is a soothing romance tale that sadly ends in a break-up. Featuring Swift, the video beautifully depicts the transitions in the relationship as is narrated…

Handbag

Have been home in these days of quarantine, and amid all the chaos, I finally got to look at my handbag. Sigh! I carry most of my things in my handbag, rather my handbag carries me- comb for messy hair, lip balm to soften my lips before I soften my words, a hair tie to…

The Order of the Day

Within a system which denies the existence of basic human rights, fear tends to be the order of the day. Fear of imprisonment, fear of torture, fear of death, fear of losing friends, family, property or means of livelihood, fear of poverty, fear of isolation, fear of failure. A most insidious form of fear is…

Dear Anxiety

I’ve lost time, opportunities and moments, in my angst of not being good enough. I’ve landed into a state where criticism seems a disapproval, where valuing seems a pity. I feel like standing on frozen water, hearing the cracks deepen with every passing second. I am helpless, for even if I move, it’s in my…