Cliché

Yun na mil mujh se khafa ho jaisay Saath chal, mauj-e-sabaa ho jaisay [Meet me not in anger, beloved, Walk with me, like the morning breeze walks with spring] Φ A Mehdi Hasan rendition of the famous, Ehsan Danish ghazal, playing from a vinyl record, whitewashed walls, indoor plants, a carved lamp-stand, with a shade to […]

Pain

I miss the my dada a lot today. There’s no particular reason, except, perhaps, there are memories of finding a steady, constant source of sooth, comfort, strength and even healing, each time I found myself in pain. I feel a certain ghost of a pain in me sometimes, it doesn’t compare to the all-nighter stomach […]