Tiled

Drawing out options blind Hoping for something better than kind Solutions, you find Gone without a sign You look across and wonder how You decide to take a vow: To take revenge somehow Even if it's not highbrow You try and figure out your next move Every new option you seem to disprove Yet you … Continue reading Tiled

Malawi

Returning to Africa The number one phrase that I said in Malawi is: “I cannot believe that I’m in Malawi”. I doubt that photos that I have uploaded or the words to come, but this country is probably one of the most stunning places I have ever visited. Just a typical sight on the raod … Continue reading Malawi

Shu Thayu

Those Bollywood nightsWhere memories old helped form the newWe both cut shapes on the floorWalking out of the bar into the crisp autumn air Across the river is the train homeWe pause, not because we can't turn backRather we fear what happens if we boardDo we turn our lives upside-down to chase the dream of … Continue reading Shu Thayu

Why I am Jealous of Brown Girls on Instagram

The rise of positive brown girls on social media is a phenomenon that I am not just in awe of, but as desi guy something that I envy. The global desi community in the past and present is a patriarchal society. As we slowly shift away from this misogynist way of life, the role of … Continue reading Why I am Jealous of Brown Girls on Instagram